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Details of Dr. Clara F. Rodrigues   


Gender female
Job title Postdoctoral fellow
Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento de Biologia (
Campus Universitário de Santiago Aveiro 3810-193
Nationality Portugal
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Website http://www.cesam.ua.pt/ClaraRodrigues
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Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Working languages English,French,Portuguese
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Clara RODRIGUES)

Génio L, Rodrigues CF, Guedes I, Almeida H, Duperron S & Hilário A (2015). Mammal carcasses attract a swarm of mussels in the deep Atlantic: insights into colonization and biogeography of an organic-fall chemosymbiotic species. Marine ecology: an evolutionary perspective. 36(S1): 71-81. doi: 10.1111/maec.12217
Hilário A, Cunha MR, Génio L, Marçal AR, Ravara A, Rodrigues CF & Wiklund H (2015) First clues on the ecology of whale-falls in the deep Atlantic Ocean: results from an experiment using cow carcasses. Marine ecology: an evolutionary perspective. 36(S1): 82-90. doi: 10.1111/maec.12246
Rodrigues CF, Laming SR, Gaudron SM, Oliver G, Le Bris N & Duperron S (2015) A sad tale: has the small mussel Idas argenteus lost its symbionts?. Biological Journal of Linnean Society. 114 (2): 398-405.
Laming SR. Szafranski KM, Rodrigues CF, Gaudron SM, Cunha MR, Hilário A, Le Bris N & Duperron S (2015) Fickle or faithful: the roles of host and environmental context in determining symbiont composition in two bathymodiolin mussels. Plos One 10(12): e0144307. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144307
Fonseca P, Abrantes F, Aguilar R, Campos A, Cunha M, Ferreira D, Fonseca, TP, Henriques V, Machado M, Mechos A, Pérez S, Relvas P, Rodrigues CF, Salgueiro E, Vieira R, Weetman A & Castro M (2014) A deep-water crinoid Leptometra celtica bed off the Portuguese south coast. Marine Biodiversity. 44, 2, 223-228.
Bongiorni L, Ravara A, Parretti P, Santos RS, Rodrigues CF, Amaro T, Cunha MR (2013) Organic matter composition and macrofaunal diversity in sediments of the Condor seamount (Azores, NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research II . 98, 75-86
Cunha MR, Matos F, Génio L, Hilário A, Moura CJ, Ravara A & Rodrigues CF (2013) Are organic falls bridging reduced environments in the deep sea? - Results from colonization experiments in the Gulf of Cadiz. Plos One. 8(10): e76688. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076688.
Duperron S, Gaudron SM, Rodrigues CF, Cunha MR, Decker C & Olu K (2013) An overview of chemosynthetic symbioses in bivalves from the North Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Mediterranean Sea. Biogeosciences. 10: 3241-3267. doi:10.5194/bg-10-3241-2013
Cunha MR, Rodrigues CF, Génio L, Hilário A, Ravara A & Pfannkuche O (2013) Macrofaunal assemblages from mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz: abundance, biodiversity and diversity partitioning across spatial scales. Biogeosciences. 10: 2553-2568. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-2553-2013
Rodrigues CF, Cunha MR, Génio L, Duperron S (2013) A complex picture of associations between two host mussels and symbiotic bacteria in the northeast Atlantic . Naturwissenchaften. 100, 1, 21-31. . doi: 10.1007/s00114-012-0985-2
Holovachov O, Rodrigues CF, Zbinden M & Duperron S (2013) Trophomera conchicola sp. n. (Nematoda: Benthimermithidae) from chemosymbiotic bivalves Idas modiolaeformis and Lucinoma kazani (Mollusca: Mytilidae and Lucinidae) in Eastern Mediterranean. The Russian Journal of Nematology. 21(1): 1-12.
Oliver PG, Rodrigues CF, Carney R, Duperron S (2013) Spinaxinus (Bivalvia: Thyasiroidea) from sulfide biogenerators in the Gulf of Mexico and hydrothermal vents in the Fiji Back Arc: chemosymbiosis and taxonomy. Scientia Marina. 77, 4, 663-676
Rodrigues CF, Hilário A, Cunha MR (2013) Chemosymbiotic species from the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic): distribution, life styles and nutritional patterns. Biogeosciences. 10: 2569-2581. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-2569-2013
Rodrigues CF, Cunha MR, Olu K & Duperron S (2012) The smaller vesicomyid bivalves in the genus Isorropodon (Bivalvia, Vesicomyidae, Pliocardiinae) also harbour chemoautotrophic symbionts. Symbiosis. 56(3): 129-137. doi: 10.1007/s13199-012-0168-
Duperron S, Rodrigues CF, Leger N, Szafranski K, Decker C, Olu K, Gaudron S (2012) Diversity of symbioses between chemosynthetic bacteria and metazoans at the Guiness cold seep site (Gulf of Guinea, West Africa). MicrobiologyOpen. 1(4): 467?480. doi: 10.1002/mbo3.47.
Rodrigues CF, Duperron S & Gaudron SM (2011) First documented record of a living solemyid bivalve in a pockmark of the Nile Deep Sea Fan (eastern Mediterranean Sea). Marine Biodiversity Records. 4, e10. doi:10.1017/S175526721100008X
Rodrigues CF, Paterson GP, Cabrinovic A & Cunha MR (2011) Deep-sea ophiuroids (Echinodermata) from mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic). Zootaxa. 2754, 1-26.
Brissac T, Rodrigues CF, Gros O & Duperron S (2011) Characterization of bacterial symbioses in Myrtea sp. (Bivalvia: Lucinidae) and Thyasira sp. (Bivalvia: Thyasiridae) from a cold seep in the eastern Mediterranean. Marine Ecology: an evolutionary perspective. 32(2): 198-210. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2010.00413.x
Rodrigues CF, Hil�¡rio A, Cunha MR, Weightman AJ, Webster G (2011) Microbial diversity in Frenulata (Siboglinidae, Polychaeta) species from the mud volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic). Antoine van Leeuwenhoek. 100, 1, 83-98
Cunha MR, Paterson GLJ, Amaro T, Blackbird S, de Stigter HC, Ferreira C, Glover A, Hil�¡rio A, Kiriakoulakis K, Neal L, Ravara A, Rodrigues CF, Tiago A, Billett DSM (2011) Biodiversity of macrofaunal assemblages from three Portuguese submarine canyons (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research II. 58, 2433-2447. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.007
Rodrigues CF & Duperron S (2011) Distinct symbiont lineages in three thyasirid species (Bivalvia: Thyasiridae) from the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. Naturwissenschaften. 98, 4, 281-287. doi: 10.1007/s00114-011-0766-3
Oliver PG, Rodrigues CF & Cunha MR (2011) Chemosymbiotic bivalves from the mud volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz, NE Atlantic, with descriptions of new species of Solemyidae, Lucinidae and Vesicomyidae. Zookeys. 113, 1-38. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.113.1402
Carlier A, Ritt B, Rodrigues CF, Olu K, Sarrazin J, Grall J & Clavier J (2010) Heterogeneous energetic pathway and carbon sources for deep eastern Mediterranean cold-seep communties. Marine Biology. 157, 11, 2545-2565.
Rodrigues CF, Webster G, Cunha MR, Duperron S & Weightman A (2010) Chemosynthetic bacteria found in bivalve species from mud volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 73, 3, 486-499.
Vanreusel A, Andersen AC, Connelly D, Cunha MR, Decker C, Hilario A, Kormas KA, Maignien L, Olu K, Pachiadaki M, Ritt B, Rodrigues C, Sarrazin J, Tyler P, Van Gaever S & Vanneste H (2009) Biodiversity of cold seeps ecosystems along the European Margins. Oceanography. 22, 110-127.
Rodrigues CF, Oliver PG & Cunha MR (2008) Thyasiroidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the mud volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic). Zootaxa. 1752: 41-56.
Ravara A, Cunha MR & Rodrigues CF (2007) The occurrence of Natsushima bifurcata (Polychaeta: Nautiliniellidae) in Acharax hosts from mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz (South Iberian and North Moroccan margins). Scientia Marina. 71, 1, 95-100

Created: 2008-03-25 Last Updated: 2016-06-16