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Gender female
Job title Researcher
Las Palmas
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Program set up and coordination Technical and general management Organization of research activities in National and European projects Development of hatchery and nursery technologies Larval culture techniques, nutrition, biochemical analysis R&D in aquaculture, marine biology and ecology Funding and grants Project development and scientific evaluator Teaching activities (Undergraduate and graduate) Development of integrated aquaculture technology Experimental design, data statistical analysis, scientific publications Infrastructure design Reviewer for aquatic science journals
Working languages English, French, Spanish
Skills/Expertise Researcher and Project Manager Mollusc aquaculture, reseeding and environmental monitoring programs Research areas: Larval culture Grow-out techniques Nutrition Fatty acids Integrated and sustainable aquaculture technology Macroalgae production Microalgae production Ornamental species production Coral reefs monitoring Reseeding techniques Sustainable development

Maria del Pino Viera, Gercende Courtois de Vicose, Hipolito Fernandez-Palacios & Marisol Izquierdo. 2014. Grow-out culture of abalone Haliotis tuberculata coccinea Reeve, fed land-based IMTA produced macroalgae, in a combined fish/abalone offshore mariculture system: effect of stocking density. Aquaculture Research (DOI: 10.1111/are.12467)
Courtois de Vicose, G., Viera, M. P., Huchette, S., and Izquierdo, M. S. 2012. Improving nursery performances of Haliotis tuberculata coccinea: Nutritional value of four species of benthic diatoms and green macroalgae germlings. Aquaculture, Vol 334-337,124-131
M.P. Viera, G. Courtois de Vicose, J.L. Gómez-Pinchetti, A. Bilbao, H. Fernandez-Palacios, M.S. Izquierdo. 2011. Comparative performances of juvenile abalone (Haliotis tuberculata coccinea Reeve) fed enriched vs non-enriched macroalgae: Effect on growth and body composition. Aquaculture, Vol 319, 423-429
Courtois de Vicose, G.; Viera, M.P.; Bilbao, A., Izquierdo, M.S. 2007. Embriology and complete larval development of Haliotis tuberculata coccinea Reeve.: an indexed micro-photografic sequence?. Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol 26, 1-8
Courtois de Vicose G. & Chou L. M. 1999. Future of Giant Clam Mariculture in Singapore: Problems and Potential Solutions. Proceedings of an International Workshop on the Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal Systems. Special Publication. Phuket Marine Biological Center [Spec. Publ. Phuket Mar. Biol. Cent.] Vol 20, pp 119-122,
Courtois de Vicose, G., Porta, A., Viera, M.P., Fernández-Palacios, H., Izquierdo, M.S. 2012. Effects of density on growth rates of four benthic diatoms and variations in biochemical composition associated to growth phase. J Appl. Phycol. Vol 24(6), 1427-1437.
Courtois de Viçose, G, Viera, M.P, Huchette, S, and Izquierdo, M. S. 2012. Larval settlement, early growth and survival of Haliotis tuberculata coccinea using several algal cues. Journal of Shellfish Research. Vol 31(4), 1189-1198.
Alain Van Wormhoudt, Valérie Roussel, Gercende Courtois, Sylvain Huchette. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA Introgression in the European Abalone Haliotis tuberculata tuberculata: Evidence for Experimental mtDNA Paternal Inheritance and a Natural Hybrid Sequence. Mar Biotechnol, 13 (3), 563-574

Created: 2013-01-24 Last Updated: 2016-06-28 by Gercende COURTOIS DE VICOSE