Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Ana Vanessa Pinto Modesto Bento
Ana Vanessa Pinto Modesto Bento
PhD Student
Sustaining Life - Biodiversity and Functional Ecology
Ronaldo Sousa
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Departamento de Biologia - 4710-057, Braga - P

Current Research & Key Publications

Impacts of the invasive species Corbicula fluminea on native freshwater mussels

Modesto, V., Ilarri, M., Souza, A.T., Lopes-Lima, M., Douda, K., Clavero, M., Sousa, R., in press. Fish and mussels: Importance of fish for freshwater mussel conservation. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/faf.12252.

Castro, P, Ilarri, M., · Modesto, V., Sousa, R., 2017. Palatability of the Asian clam Corbicula fluminea (Müller 1774) in an invaded system. Hydrobiologia DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3136-0.

Ilarri, M., Souza A.T., Modesto, V., Guilhermino, L., Sousa, 2015. Differences in the macrozoobenthic fauna colonising empty bivalve shells before and after invasion by Corbicula fluminea. Marine and Freshwater Research 66(6): 549-558. DOI: 10.1071/MF14004.

Modesto, V, 2013. Spatial and temporal dynamics of Corbicula fluminea (Muller, 1774) in relation to environmental variables in the Mondego Estuary (Portugal). Journal of Molluscan Studies 79 (4): 302-309. DOI: 10.1093/mollus/eyt026.

Franco, · J.N., Ceia, F.R., Patrício, J., Modesto, V., Thompson, J., Marques, J.C., Neto, J.M., 2012. Population dynamics of Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774) in mesohaline and oligohaline habitats: Invasion success in a Southern Europe estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 112 (20): 31-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.07.014.

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