Past Publications

João Faria de Oliveira Santos


All Publications Before 2015


6) Martins, G.M., Faria, J., Furtado, M. & Neto, A.I. (2014) Shells of Patella aspera as ‘islands’ for epibionts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 94(5): 1027-1032. DOI:10.1017/S0025315414000447 (IF2014: 1,064; Q3 Aquatic Science)

5) Faria, J., Pérez-Losada, M., Cabezas, P., Alexandrino, P. & Froufe, E. (2014) Multiplexing of novel microsatellite loci for the vulnerable slipper lobster Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 321(2): 119-123. DOI:10.1002/jez.1848 (IF2014: 1,440; Q2 Animal Science and Zoology)

4) Martins, G.M., Faria, J., Rubal, M. & Neto, A.I. (2013) Linkages between rocky reefs and soft-bottom habitats: effects of predation and granulometry on sandy macrofaunal assemblages. Journal of Sea Research 81: 1-9. DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2013.03.007 (IF2013: 2.630; Q1 Aquatic Science)

3) Faria, J., Froufe, E., Tuya, F., Alexandrino, P. & Pérez-Losada, M. (2013) Panmixia in the endangered slipper lobster Scyllarides latus from the Northeastern Atlantic and Western Mediterranean. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33(4): 557-566. DOI:10.1163/1937240X-00002158 (IF2013: 1,187; Q3 Aquatic Science)

2) Frade, P., Reyes-Nivia, C., Faria, J., Kandorp, J., Luttikhuizen, P. & Bak, R.P.M. (2010) Semi-permeable species boundaries in the coral genus Madracis: Introgression in a brooding coral system. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 1072-1090. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2010.09.010 (IF2010: 3,889; Q1 Molecular Biology)

1) Frade, P., Englebert, N., Faria, J., Visser, P.M. & Bak, R.P.M. (2008) Distribution and photobiology of Symbiodinium types in different light environments for three color morphs of the coral Madracis pharensis: is there more to it than total irradiance? Coral reefs 27(4): 913-925. DOI:10.1007/s00338-008-0406-3 (IF2008: 2,975; Q1 Aquatic Science)


5) Moreu, I., Pastor, M., Neto, A.I., Martins, G.M. & Faria, J. (2016) Can local assemblages mediate the recruitment of limpets and barnacles? A time-series survey in Azores (NE Atlantic). Conference program and abstracts of the 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation. Arquipelago, Life and Marine Sciences. Supplement 9. pp.520.

4) Faria, J., Ribeiro, P., Martins, G.M., Rivas, M., Hawkins, S.J., Presa, P. & Neto, A.I. (2014) Conservation of limpet populations: a heavily exploited resource in Azores, NE-Atlantic. Abstract book of the International Temperate Reefs Symposium. pp.14. 12- 17 January, Perth, Australia.

3) Faria, J., Martins, G.M., Furtado, M., Neto, A.I. (2013) Shells of the limpet Patella aspera as habitat for epibionts. Açoreana, Revista de Estudos Açoreanos, Book of abstracts, World Congress of Malacology. pp. 355. Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.

2) Rivas, M., Faria, J., Ribeiro, P., Presa, P., Martins, G.M., Neto, A.I. (2013) Development and characterization of microsatellite loci for the harvested limpets Patella candei (D’Orbigny, 1839) and Patella aspera (Roding, 1798) using 454 sequencing. Açoreana, Revista de Estudos Açoreanos, Book of abstracts, World Congress of Malacology. pp. 119. Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.

1) Martins, G.M., Faria, J., Furtado, M., Enes, M., Neto, A.I. (2013) Shell variation in patellid limpets: Scales of spatial variability.  Açoreana, Revista de Estudos Açoreanos, Book of abstracts, World Congress of Malacology. pp. 352. Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.


5) Faria, J., Alvaro, N.V., Costa, T., Azevedo, J.M.N. & Neto, A.I. (2016) Guide to Vila Franca do Campo Islet. Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes ABG-cE3c.

4) Fernandez, M., Faria, J., Cravinho, M., Neto, A.I. & Azevedo, J.M.N. (2016) Azores cetaceans field guide. Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes ABG-cE3c.

3) Martins, G.M. & Faria, J. (2014) Lapas: pequenas ‘ilhas’ de diversidade. Açores Magazine, 16 Fevereiro, 26-27p.

2) Faria, J., Ribeiro, P. & Neto, A.I. (2013) Variabilidade genética, conectividade e resiliência de populações de lapas nas ilhas da Macaronésia (Atlântico-NE). European Researchers’ Night.  27 September, Lagoa, Azores, Portugal.

1) Faria, J. (2012) Conectividade marinha em crustáceos – Implicações para a sua conservação. Açores Magazine, 25 Novembro, 26-27p.


4) Faria, J., Ribeiro, P., Hawkins, S.J. & Neto, A.I. (2013) Conectividade em populações de lapas nas ilhas da Macaronésia (Atlântico-NE): uma abordagem multidisciplinar. Livro de atas “Ciência nos Açores – que futuro?”. Governo dos Açores. FRC. Ponta Delgada: pp175-180.

3) Faria, J. (2005) Coral coverage of target species in a fringing coral reef of Isla Colon, Panama, near Punta Caracol: applicability of the Point-Centered Quarter method. Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation (ITEC), Coral Reef Ecology Course Report. 8p.

2) Faria, J. (2007) Genetic Variation of Symbiodinium in the Caribbean Coral Genus Madracis. Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)/Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI).

1) Faria, J. (2007) Testing Molecular Genetic Markers for the Coral Genus Madracis (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)/Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI).