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Gender female
Job title Member
Department Commission on Ecosystem Management
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD Zool, Univ Aberdeen, UK; BSc+MSc Mar Biol, Univ Algarve, PT
Job type Research , Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology
Research Activities Integrative Conservation Biologist / Ecosystem Ecologist
Research Region Subartic to Tropics
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise ☀ KEYWORDS ✫ Conservation Biology & Environmental Change ✫ Ecological Restoration ✫ Ecological Modelling ✫ Ecosystems Science & Management ✫ Field Biology ✫ Numerical / Quantitative Ecology ✫ Science / Policy Interface ☀ RESEARCH THEMES ✫ Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning & Resilience ✫ Trophodynamics, Food Web Modelling & Ecological Efficiency ✫ Biodiversity Conservation & Ecological Restoration using the Ecosystem-based Approach (EbA)
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Vanda MENDONCA)

Mendonca, V., Abi-Aoun, B., El-Baradey, M.[2014]. Past and present social and cultural significance of sea turtles at Ras Al Hadd Reserve, Eastern Arabian Peninsula. In Verschuuren B, Furuta N (eds) Asian Sacred Natural Sites: an ancient Asian philosophy and practice with fundamental significance to protected areas. IUCN, WCPA-Japan
Mendonça, V.M., Sprung, M., Castro, M.M. and Canario, A. [2011] Particle retention efficiency of a coastal ecosystem in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean Wetlands, 31, 1175-1185 (Publisher: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-011-0228-x)
Mendonça, V.M., Al Jabri, M.M., Al Ajmi, I., Al Muharrami, M., Al Areimi, M. and Al Aghbari, H. [2010] Persistent and expanding population outbreaks of the corallivorous starfish Acanthaster planci in the NW Indian Ocean: Are they really a consequence of unsustainable starfish predator removal through overfishing in coral reefs, or a response to a changing environment? Zoological Studies, 49, 108-123 (Publisher: SpringerOpen)
Mendonça, V.M., Al Saady, S.M., Al Kiyumi, A.A. and Erzini, K.A. [2010] Interactions between green turtles (Chelonia mydas) and foxes (Vulpes vulpes arabica, Vulpes rueppellii sabaea, and Vulpes cana) on turtle nesting grounds in the northwestern Indian Ocean: Impacts of the fox community on the behaviour of nesting sea turtles at Ras Al Hadd Turtle Reserve, Oman Zoological Studies, 49, 437-452 (Publisher: SpringerOpen)
Mendonça, V.M., Raffaelli, D.G., Boyle, P.R. and Emes, C. [2009] Trophodynamics in a shallow lagoon off NW Europe (Culbin Sands, Moray Firth): Spatial and temporal variability of epibenthic communities, their diets, and consumption efficiency Zoological Studies, 48, 196-214 (Publisher: SpringerOpen)
Mendonça, V.M., Raffaelli, D.G., Boyle, P.R. and Hoskins, S. [2008] Spatial and temporal characteristics of benthic invertebrate communities at Culbin Sands lagoon, Moray Firth, NE Scotland, and impacts of the disturbance of cockle harvesting Scientia Marina, 72, 265-278 (Publisher: CSIC. DOI: 10.3989/scimar.2008.72n2265)
Mendonça, V.M., Raffaelli, D.G., Boyle, P.R. and Emes, C. [2007] The ecological role of overwintering fish in the food web of the Culbin Sands lagoon ecosystem, NE Scotland: Identifying major trophic links and testing effects of fish Pomatoschistus microps (Pallas) on benthic invertebrates Scientia Marina, 71, 649-660 (Publisher: CSIC. DOI: 10.3989/scimar.2007.71n4649)
Mendonça, V.M., Raffaelli, D.G. and Boyle, P.R. [2007] Interactions between shorebirds and benthic invertebrates at Culbin Sands lagoon, NE Scotland: Effects of avian predation on their prey community density and structure Scientia Marina, 71, 579-591 (Publisher: CSIC. DOI: 10.3989/scimar.2007.71n3579)


Created: 2009-07-11 Last Updated: 2014-07-08 by Vanda MENDONCA