Antonina dos Santos

Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, Portugal

Antonina dos Santos has a degree in marine biology from the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, a Ph.D. degree in biology sciences, ecology, and biosystematics from the Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, and more than 20 years of research experience in taxonomy and ecology of marine invertebrates. Since 2000, she has been a Senior Scientist at the Portuguese Oceanic and Atmospheric Institute (former Portuguese Institute for Fisheries and Sea Research). She is a Member of the Crustacean Society and the Biologistes Portuguese Association. She has been involved, as Coordinator and PI, in more than 15 national and international projects and has supervised more than 25 students, including Ph.D. and Postdocs students. In the last years, her research has focused on the taxonomy and morphology of decapod crustaceans and on the larval dispersal and recruitment of decapod larvae, reflected in more than 40 papers. Other areas of interest/expertise are zooplankton biodiversity, secondary production, and larval behavior.

Biography Updated on 3 January 2013

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