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Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Renovable Resources
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas-Marine Science Institute, Barcelona ( CSIC/ICM)
ICM Divulga Bústia ICM Divulga Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC) Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49 Barcelona 08003
Institut de Ciencies del Mar, Passeig Maritim 37-49, E-08003 Barcelona
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Degree PhD Biology 1992
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities I am interested in Cephalopod life cycles. Biology and behaviour of larval stages of octopods and squids. Study of the potential of aquaculture for cephalopods. Larviculture. Study of growth. Systematics, biology and behaviour of deep-sea organisms, especially cephalopods.
Research Region 2, 3, 36
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Roger VILLANUEVA)

Rosas-Luís, R., Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P, 2014. Trophic habits of the Ommastrephid squid Illex coindetii and Todarodes sagittatus in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Fisheries Research, 152: 21-28.
Fiorito, G., Affuso, A., Anderson, D.B., Basil, J., Bonnaud, L., Botta, G., Cole, A., D'Angelo, L., De Girolamo, P., Dennison, N., Dickel, L., Di Cosmo, A., Di Cristo, C., Gestal, C., Fonseca, R., Grasso, F., Kristiansen, T., Kuba, M., Maffucci, F., , Manciocco, A., Mark, F.C., Melillo, D., Osorio, D., Palumbo, A., Perkins, K., Ponte, G., Raspa, M., Shashar, N., Smith, J., Smith, D., Sykes, A., Villanueva, R., Tublitz, N., Zullo, L., Andrews, P. (2014) Cephalopods in neuroscience: Regulations, Research and the 3Rs. Invertebrate Neuroscience, 14: 13-36.
Vidal, E.A.G., Villanueva, R., Andrade, J.P., Gleadall, I.G., Iglesias, J., Koueta, N., Rosas, C., Segawa, S., Albertin, B.C., Caamal-Monsreal, C., Chimal, M.E., Edsinger-Gonzales, E., Franco-Santos R.M., Gallardo, P., Grasse, B., Le Pabic, C., Pascual, C., Roumbedakis, K., Wood, J. (2014) Cephalopod culture: current status of main biological models and research priorities. Advances in Marine Biology, 67:1-98
Robles, V., Martínez-Pastor, F., Petroni, G., Riesco, M.F., Bozzano, A., Villanueva, R. 2013. Cryobiology of cephalopod (Illex coindetii) spermatophores. Cryobiology, 66: 288-294.
Villanueva, R., Staaf, D.J., Argüelles, J., Bozzano, A., Camarillo-Coop, S., Nigmatullin, C.M., Petroni, G., Quintana, D., Sakai, M., Sakurai, Y., Salinas-Zavala, C.A., De Silva-Dávila, R., Tafur, R., Yamashiro, C., Vidal, E.A.G. 2012. A laboratory guide to in vitro fertilization of oceanic squids. Aquaculture, 342-343: 125-133.
Villanueva, R., Quintana, D., Petroni, G., Bozzano, A., 2011. Factors influencing the embryonic development and hatchling size of the oceanic squid Illex coindetii following in vitro fertilization. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 407: 54-62.
Bozzano A, Pankhurst PM, Moltschaniwskyj NA, Villanueva R. 2009. Eye development in southern calamary, Sepioteuthis australis, embryos and hatchlings. Marine Biology, 156: 1359-1373.
Villanueva R and Norman MD. 2008. Biology of the planktonic stages of benthic octopuses. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 46:105-202.
Moltschaniwskyj NA, Hall K, Lipinski M, Marian JEAR, Nishiguchi M, Sakai M, Shulman D, Sinclair B, Sinn D, Staudinger M, Van Gelderen R, Villanueva R, Warnke K. 2007. Ethical and welfare considerations when using cephalopods as experimental animals. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 17: 455-476.
Villanueva R, Moltschaniwskyj NA, Bozzano A. 2007. Abiotic influences on embryo growth: statoliths as experimental tools in the squid early life history. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 17: 101-110.
Villanueva R and Bustamante P. 2006. Composition in essential and non-essential elements of early stages of cephalopods and dietary effects on the elemental profiles of Octopus vulgaris paralarvae. Aquaculture, 261: 225-240.
Collins MA and Villanueva R. 2006. Taxonomy, ecology and behaviour of the cirrate octopods. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 44: 277-322.
Semmens JM, Pecl GT, Villanueva R, Jouffre D, Sobrino I, Wood JB, Rigby PR. 2004. Understanding octopus growth: patterns, variability and physiology. Marine and Freshwater Research, 55: 367-377.
Villanueva, R., Arkhipkin, A., Jereb, P., Lefkaditou, E., Lipinski, M.R., Perales-Raya, C., Riba, J., Rocha, F. 2003. Embryonic life of the loliginid squid Loligo vulgaris: comparison between statoliths of Atlantic and Mediterranean populations. Marine Ecology Progress Series 253: 197-208.
Navarro, J. C. and R. Villanueva. 2003. The fatty acid composition of Octopus vulgaris paralarvae reared with live and inert food: deviation from their natural fatty acid profile. Aquaculture, 219: 613-631.
Villanueva, R., N. Koueta, J. Riba and E. Boucaud-Camou. 2002. Growth and proteolytic activity of Octopus vulgaris paralarvae with different food rations during first-feeding, using Artemia nauplii and compound diets. Aquaculture, 205: 269-286.
Navarro, J. C. and R. Villanueva. 2000. Lipid and fatty acid composition of early stages of cephalopods: an approach to their lipid requirements. Aquaculture, 183: 161-177.
Villanueva, R. 2000. Differential increment-deposition rate in embryonic statoliths of the loliginid squid Loligo vulgaris. Marine Biology 137: 161-168.
Villanueva, R. 2000. Effect of temperature on statolith growth of the European squid Loligo vulgaris during early life. Marine Biology , 136: 449-460.
Villanueva, R. 2000. Observations on the behaviour of the cirrate octopod Opisthoteuthis grimaldii (Cephalopoda). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80: 555-556.
Guerra, A., R. Villanueva, K. N. Nesis and J. Bedoya. 1998. Redescription of the deep-sea cirrate octopod Cirroteuthis magna Hoyle 1885, and considerations on the genus Cirroteuthis (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). Bulletin of Marine Science, 63: 51-81.
Villanueva, R., M. Segonzac and A. Guerra. 1997. Locomotion modes of deep-sea cirrate octopods (Cephalopoda) based on observations from video recordings on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Marine Biology, 129: 113-122.
Villanueva, R., C. Nozais and S. v. Boletzky. 1997. Swimming behaviour and food searching in planktonic Octopus vulgaris Cuvier from hatching to settlement. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 208: 169-184.
Villanueva, R. 1995. Experimental rearing and growth of planktonic Octopus vulgaris from hatching to settlement. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 52: 2639-2650.
Villanueva, R., C. Nozais and S. v. Boletzky. 1995. The planktonic life of octopuses. Nature, 377: 107.
Villanueva, R. 1994. Decapod crab zoeae as food for rearing cephalopod paralarvae. Aquaculture, 128: 143-152.
Villanueva, R. 1993. Diet and mandibular growth of Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda). South African Journal of Marine Science, 13: 121-126.
Villanueva, R. 1992. Continuous spawning in the cirrate octopods Opisthoteuthis agassizii and O.vossi: features of sexual maturation defining a reproductive strategy in cephalopods. Marine Biology, 114: 265-275.
Villanueva, R. 1992. Deep-sea cephalopods of the north-western Mediterranean: indications of up-slope ontogenetic migration in two bathybenthic species. Journal of Zoology, 227: 267-276.
Villanueva, R. 1992. Interannual growth differences in the oceanic squid Todarodes angolensis Adam in the northern Benguela upwelling system, based on statolith growth increment analysis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 159: 157-177.
Villanueva, R. and A. Guerra. 1991. Food and prey detection in two deep-sea cephalopods: Opisthoteuthis agassizii and O. vossi (Octopoda: Cirrata). Bulletin of Marine Science, 49: 288-299.
. Lacoue-Labarthe, T., Villanueva, R., Rouleau, C., Oberhänsli, F., Teyssié, J.L., Jeffree, R., Bustamante, P. 2011. Radioisotopes demonstrate the contrasting bioaccumulation capacities of heavy metals in embryonic stages of cephalopod species. PLoS ONE, 6 (11): e27653.

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1997-04-23 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by Roger VILLANUEVA