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Details of Dr. Ruy Kenji Kikuchi   


Gender male
Job title Associate Professor
Department Oceanography
Universidade Federal da Bahia ( UFBA)
40210-340 Salvador
IGEO-UFBA Av. Adhemar de Barros, s/n Campus Universitário Ondina
Regions Black Sea
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities My research interests are the impacts of Global Changes on reef ecosystems and the reconstruction of past climate/oceanographic patterns based on corals

Marine Sedimentology, Marine Ecology, Paleoceanography
Research Region 70, 84
Skills/Expertise Reef assessment and monitoring (field and data analysis); use of corals as pale oceanographic proxies.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Ruy KIKUCHI)

Kikuchi, R. K. P., Oliveira, M. D. M., and Leão, Z. M. A. N. [2013] Density banding pattern of the south western Atlantic coral Mussismilia braziliensis Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 449, 207-214
Leão, Z. M. A. N., R. K. P. Kikuchi, Olivieira, M. D. M., Soares, V. V. [2010] Status of Eastern Brazilian coral reefs in time of climate changes Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 5(2), 224-235
Kikuchi, R. K. P., Z. M. A. N. Leão, Oliveira, M. D. M. [2010] Conservation status and spatial patterns of AGRRA vitality indices in Southwestern Atlantic Reefs International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 58(Suppl. 1), 1-31
Evangelista, H., D. Godiva, et al. [2007] Evidences Linking ENSO and Coral Growth in the Southwestern-South Atlantic Climate Dynamics 29, 869-880
Leão, Z. M. A. N. and R. K. P. Kikuchi [2005] A relic coral fauna threatened by global changes and human activities, Eastern Brazil Marine Pollution Bulletin 51(5-7), 599-611.
Kikuchi, R. K. P., Leão, Z. M. A. N., Testa, V., Dutra, L. X. C., and Spanó, S. [2003] Rapid assessment of the Abrolhos reefs, eastern Brazil (Part 1: stony corals and algae) Atoll Research Bulletin, 496, 172-187
Kikuchi, R. K. P. [2000] Box 1: The biological reserve of ?Atol das Rocas? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 41, 119
Kikuchi, R. K. P. and Leão, Z. M. A. N. [1998] The effects of Holocene sea level fluctuation on reef development and coral community structure, Northern Bahia, Brazil Anais Da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 70(2), 159-171
Kikuchi, R. K. P. and Leão, Z. M. A. N. [1997] Rocas (Southwestern Equatorial Atlantic, Brazil): an atoll built primarily by coralline algae In H. A. Lessios and I. G. Macintyre (Eds.), Int. Coral Reef Sym. Vol. 1, 731-736. Panama: ISRS

Created: 0000-00-00 Last Updated: 2015-07-06 by Ruy KIKUCHI