Rui Freitas
MSc (PhD student)

    Email: rui.freitas at docente.unicv.edu.cv ruipatriciof at yahoo.com
    Skype: ruipatriciof
    Phone (direct)
: +238 991 8909


Host institucion:
Universidade de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde
biólogo marinho - docente, assistente graduado
FECM/Uni-CV, CP 163 Mindelo
São Vicente – Cabo Verde
+238 232 6561 Fax. +238 232 6563


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:: PhD Lab » UVigo: ADAM - Laboratorio de Adaptaciones de Animales marinos

Departamento de Ecología y Biología Animal, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Universidad de Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain

"LITTORAL ICHTHYOFAUNA OF CABO VERDE ISLANDS: BIOGEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE"

Supervisors:
Jesús S. Troncoso (University of Vigo, Spain) -
ADAM Lab
Carlos E. Ferreira (Fluminense Federal University, UFF Brazil) - LECAR Lab

Special Support:
Alberto Brito, José Carlos Hernandez, Jesus Falcón (La Laguna University, Spain)





Thesis

Freitas, R., 2002. Contribuição para o Conhecimento da Biologia da Lagosta Verde Panulirus regius (De Brito Capello, 1864) de Cabo Verde. Relatório de estágio do Curso de bacharelato em Biologia Marinha e Pescas. Mindelo. DPTRA. Instituto Superior de Engenharia e Ciências do Mar. 35 (62) pp + anexos.

Freitas, R., 2005. “Fecundity of the spiny lobster Panulirus regius De Brito Capello, 1864 (Decapoda, Palinuridae) in the Northwest Islands of the Cabo Verde Archipelago (Central-East Atlantic)”. Relatório de estágio do Curso de licenciatura em Biologia Marinha e Pescas. Faro. FCMA. Universidade do Algarve. 23 pp.

Freitas, R., 2012. “Reef fish and benthic community structure of Santa Luzia marine reserve, Eastern Atlantic”. Dissertação de Mestrado em Recursos do Mar e Gestão Costeira. Mindelo. DECM. Universidade de Cabo Verde. 33 pp.


Book (chapter/edition contribution)

Brito, A., Freitas, R., Espino, F., Fernández-Gil, C., Boyra, A., González, J.A., 2013. Fishes (pp 32-73). In: Fernández-Gil, C. et al. 2013. Espécies marinhas de Cabo Verde (Biotecmar), 1º Ed. (full e-book); on

Vasconcelos, R., Freitas, R. & Hazevoet, C.J. (Eds). 2015. História Natural das Ilhas Desertas – Santa Luzia, Branco e Raso (Sociedade Caboverdiana de Zoologia), 1º Ed. 307 pp. of preface, introduction, and the chapters cover with abstracts


Papers (peer-review journals)

Freitas, R. & M. Castro, 2005. Occurrence of Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804) (Decapoda, Palinuridae) in the northwest islands of the Cape Verde Archipelago (Central-East Atlantic). Crustaceana, 78(10): 1191-1202. doi

Freitas, R., Medina, A., Correia, S. & M. Castro, 2007. Reproductive biology of spiny lobster Panulirus regius from the northwestern Cape Verde Islands. African Journal of Marine Science, 29(2): 201–208. doi

Monteiro, J., Almeida, C., Freitas, R., Delgado, A., Porteiro, F., Santos, R.S. 2008. Coral assemblages of Cabo Verde: preliminary assessment and description. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium: 1416-1419.

Martins, S., Freitas, R., Palma, L. & P. Beja. 2011. Diet of Breeding Ospreys in the Cape Verde Archipelago, Northwestern Africa. Journal of Raptor Research, 45(3): 244-251. doi

Soares, F., Freitas, R., Soares, J., Leitão, F. & M. Cristo. 2012. Feeding ecology and morphometric relationships of white seabream, Diplodus sargus lineatus (Sparidae), endemic species of Cape Verde. Cybium, 36(3): 461-472.

Wirtz, P., Brito, A., Falcón, J. M., Freitas, R., Fricke, R., Monteiro, V., Reiner, F. & Tariche, O. 2013. The coastal fishes of the Cape Verde Islands – new records and an annotated check-list. Spixiana, 36(1): 113-142.

Freitas, R., Luiz, O.J., Silva, P.N., Floeter, S.R., Bernardi, G. & Ferreira, C.E.L. 2014. The occurrence of Sparisoma frondosum (Teleostei: Labridae) in the Cape Verde Archipelago, with a summary of expatriated Brazilian endemic reef fishes. Marine Biodiversity, 44(2): 173-179. doi

Freitas, R. 2014. The coastal ichthyofauna of the Cape Verde Islands: a summary and remarks on endemism. Zoologia Caboverdiana, 5(1): 1-13.

Marco, A., da Graça, J., García-Cerdá, R., Abella, E. & R. Freitas. 2015. Patterns and intensity of ghost crab predation on loggerhead nests in an important loggerhead nesting population. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 468: 74-82. doi

Rodrigues, E., Freitas, R., Delgado, N. de C. & A. Soares-Gomes. 2016. Distribution patterns of the ghost crab Ocypode cursor on sandy beaches of a tropical island in the Cabo Verde archipelago, Eastern Central Atlantic. African Journal of Marine Science, 38(2): 181-188. doi

López, C., Freitas, R., Magileviciute, E., Ratão, S.S., Brehmer, P. & J.D. Reimer. 2018. Report of a Zoanthus Zone from the Cabo Verde Islands (Central Eastern Atlantic). Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences, 34(2): 409-413. doi

Freitas, R., Falcón, J.M., González, J.A., Burnett, K.A., Dureuil, M., Caruso, J.H., Hoving, H.J.T. & A. Brito. 2018. New and confirmed records of fishes from the Cabo Verde archipelago based on photographic and genetic data. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences, 35: 67-83.

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Parrotfish Sparisoma cretense, Tarrafal - Santiago / Cape Verde Is. » at 6 April 13, 9h30/10h00 in low tide condition. © Carlos CML Afonso (Camané).