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Ferrari DS, Nunes LT, Jones K, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR (2024). Thermal tolerance as a driver of reef fish community
structure at the isolated tropical Mid-Atlantic Ridge Islands. Marine Environmental Research 199:106611.
 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2024.106611  PDF IMAGE

Goetze JS, Heithaus MR, MacNeil MA, et al. Directed conservation of the world’s reef sharks and rays. Nat Ecol Evol (2024).
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-024-02386-9 PDF

Fogliarini CO, Giglio VJ, Bender MG, Ferreira CEL (2024). Multidecadal fishers’ knowledge reveals overexploitation of sharks
in southeastern Brazil. Neotrop Ichthyol. 22(1):e230087. https://doi.org/10.1590/1982-0224-2023-0087 PDF

Andrades R, Cardozo-Ferreira GC, Benevides  LJ, Pimentel CR,  Mancini PL, Ferreira CEL,  Giarrizzo T,  Joyeux JC,  Macieira 
RM (2024). Seabird guano reshapes intertidal reef food web in an isolated oceanic islet. Coral Reefs (2024). 
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-024-02469-w PDF

Ferrari DS, Nunes LT, Mendes TC, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR. 2024. Hyperdominance and habitat composition drive reef fish
foraging at Atlantic oceanic islands.Marine Ecology Progress Series. DOI: 10.3354/meps14483. PDF

Eggertsen L, Luza A, Cordeiro CAMM, Dambros C, Ferreira CEL, et al. (2024). Complexities of reef fisheries in Brazil: a
retrospective and functional approach. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-023-09826-y. PDF

Barros GSF, Cordeiro CAMM, & Ferreira CEL (2024). Structuring patterns of the epilithic algal matrix cryptofauna in a tropical
oceanic reef. Regional Studies in Marine Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2023.103292. PDF


Cardozo-Ferreira GC, Mendes TC, Cordeiro CAMM, Giglio VJ, Magris RA, Choat JH, Clements KD, Eggertsen L, Ferreira CEL,
Francini-Filho RB (2023). Comment on the article “Effect of human impact on coral reef herbivorous fish niche” by Leitão et al.
(2023). Marine Biology 170, 145. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-023-04295-0. PDF

Cardozo-Ferreira GC, Ferreira CEL, Choat JH, Mendes TC, Macieira RM ,  Rezende CE, Joyeux JC, Clements KD (2023).
Seasonal variation in diet and isotopic niche of nominally herbivorous fishes in subtropical rocky reefs. Marine Ecology Progress
Series 722: 125–143. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps14442. PDF

Carnauba EAA, Gomes LdMJ, Garcia GS, Cordeiro CAMM, Mendes TC, Ferreira CEL & Gherardi DFM (2023). Nondeterministic
reef fish community assembly in an upwelling-influenced transitional subprovince of the southwestern Atlantic. Front. Mar. Sci.
10:1272323. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2023.1272323. PDF

Luza AL, Barneche DR, Cordeiro CAMM, Dambros CS, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Giglio VJ, Luiz OJ, Mendes TC, Picolotto VAP,
Quimbayo JP, Silva FC, Waechter L, Longo GO, & Bender MG (2023). Going across taxa in functional ecology: Review and
perspectives of an emerging field. Functional Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14442. PDF

Floeter, S.R., Krajewski, J.P., Fiuza, T.M.J., Rocha, L.A. & Carvalho-Filho, A. (2023) Brazilian Reef Fishes. Editora CRV, Curitiba,
pp. 320. ISBN 978-65-251-4245-6. DOI: 10.24824/978652514245.6  LINK

Nunes LT, Leão CC, Floyd AA, Sazima I, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR.(2023) Diel feeding activity of Abudefduf saxatilis (Perciformes:
Pomacentridae) on southwestern Atlantic reefs. Neotrop Ichthyol. 21(3):e220119. https://doi.org/10.1590/1982-0224-2022-0119  PDF

Barroso VR, Xavier FC & Ferreira CEL. (2023) Applications of machine learning to identify and characterize the sounds produced
by fish, ICES Journal of Marine Sciencehttps://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsad126 PDF

Maggioni R, Rocha RS, Viana, JT, Giarrizzo T, Rabelo EF, Ferreira CEL, Sampaio CLS, Pereira PHC, Rocha LA, Tavares TCL &
Soares MOS (2023) Genetic diversity patterns of lionfish in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean reveal a rapidly expanding stepping-
stone bioinvasion process. Sci Rep 13, 13469 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-40407-y PDF

Araujo GS, Kurtz YR, Sazima I, Carvalho PH, Floeter SR, Vilasboa A, Rotundo MM, Ferreira CEL, Barreiros JP, Pitassy DE &
Carvalho-Filho A. (2023)  Evolutionary history, biogeography, and a new species of Sphoeroides (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae):
how the major biogeographic barriers of the Atlantic Ocean shaped the evolution of a pufferfish genus, Zoological Journal of the Linnean
, https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlad055

Simpfendorfer CA, + 153 co-authors 2023. Widespread diversity deficits of coral reef sharks and rays. Science, 380 (6650),
DOI: 10.1126/science.ade4884 PDF

Lessa AA, Barroso VR, Xavier FC, Ferreira CEL (2023). Impacts of Anthropogenic Sounds on Reef Fish. In: Popper, A.N.,
Sisneros, J., Hawkins, A.D., Thomsen, F. (eds) The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life . Springer, Cham. 
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-10417-6_1-1 PDF

Alves AC,  Ferreira CEL,  Rosa RS,  Pinheiro HT,  Francini-Filho RB. 2023. Spawning ecology of the Saint Paul's Gregory
Stegastes sanctipauli, a damselfish endemic to the remote St Peter and St Paul's Archipelago. Journal of Fish Biology DOI:
10.1111/jfb.15452 PDF

Anderson AB, Pinheiro HT, Francini-Filho RB,  Ferreira CEL,  Joyeux JC. 2023  Habitat use of five sympatric predatory reef fishes
at a remote island in the south-western Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology DOI: 10.1111/jfb.15433 PDF

Gomes LMJ, Garcia GS, Cordeiro CAMM, Gouveia NA, Ferreira CEL, Bender MG, Longo GO, Quimbayo JP, Gherardi DFM. 2023.
Complex phylogenetic origin and geographic isolation drive reef fishes response to environmental variability in oceanic islands of the
southwestern Atlantic. Ecography https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.06559 PDF

Neves-Ferreira I, Mello-Fonseca J, Ferreira CEL. 2023 Photo identification shows the spatio‑temporal distribution of two sea
turtle species in a Brazilian developmental foraging ground.  Marine Biology 170:83 
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-023-04226-z PDF

Soares MO, Pedro H.C. Pereira PHC, Feitosa CV, ................. Ferreira CEL, Giarrizzo T. 2023. Lessons from the invasion front:
Integration of research and management of the lionfish invasion in Brazil. Journal of Environmental Management 340: 15 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.117954 PDF

Rodrigues A R, Floeter SR, Gomes V, Ferrari DS, Giglio VJ, Silva F, Liedke A, Ferreira CEL, Howell K, Gasalla MA. 2023. 
Integrated Ecosystem Assessment around islands of the tropical South Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Frontiers in Marine Science
10: 1001676. PDF

Luza AL,  Aued AW, Barneche DR, Dias MS, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Francini-Filho RB, Longo GO, Quimbayo JP, Bender MG.
2023. Functional diversity patterns of reef fish, corals and algae in the Brazilian biogeographical province. Journal of Biogeography,
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14599. PDF

Saliba BM, Eggertsen L, Mendes, TC, Marconi M, Ferreira CEL, Giglio VJ. 2023. Interactions of divers with reef biota are more
frequent among snorkelers than scuba divers and increase during sea turtle watching. Tourism in Marine Environment 17 (4):
249-263. PDF


Banha TNS, Luiz OJ, Asp NE, Pinheiro HT, Magris RA, Cordeiro RTS, Mahiques MM, Mies M, Giglio VJ, Omachi CY, Siegle E,
Nogueira LC, Thompson CC, Thompson FL, Nora V, Horta PA, Rezende CE, Sumida PYG, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR and
Francini-Filho RB. 2022. The Great Amazon Reef System: A fact. Front. Mar. Sci. 9:1088956. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.1088956 PDF

Tovar VJ, Ferreira CEL, Pennino MG, Hagberg L, Lopes PFM, Ferreira BP, Lima SMQ, Stow A. 2022. Genetic structure of the
threatened Gray Parrotfish (Sparisoma axillare) in the Southwestern Atlantic. Coral Reefs
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-022-02324-w PDF

Cordeiro CAMM, Aued AW, Barros F, Bastos AC, Bender M, Mendes TC, Creed JC, Cruz ICS, Dias MS, Fernandes LDA, Coutinho
R, Gonçalves JEA, Floeter SR, Mello-Fonseca J, Freire AS, Gherardi DFM, Gomes LEO, Lacerda FI, Martins RL, Longo GO,
Mazzuco AC, Menezes R, Muelbert JH, Paranhos R, Quimbayo JP, Valentin JL, Ferreira CEL. 2022. Long-term monitoring projects of
Brazilian marine and coastal ecosystems. PeerJ 10:e14313 http://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14313.

Luza AL,  Quimbayo JP, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Francini Filho RB, Bender MG,  Longo GO. 2022. Low functional vulnerability
of fish assemblages to coral loss in Southwestern Atlantic marginal reefs. Scientific Reports 12:17164  
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-20919-9 PDF

Soares MO, Feitosa CV, Garcia TM, Cottens KF, Vinicius B, Paiva SV, Duarte OS, Gurjão LM, Silva GDV, Maia RC, Previatto
DM, Carneiro PBM, Cunha E, Amâncio AC, Sampaio CLS, Ferreira CEL, Pereira PHC, Rocha LA, Tavares TCL, Giarrizzo T
(2022) Lionfish on the loose: Pterois invade shallow habitats in the tropical southwestern Atlantic. Front. Mar. Sci. 9:956848. doi:

Vieira JMS, Costa PAS, Braga AC, São-Clemente RRB, Ferreira CEL, Silva JP. 2022. Age, growth and maturity of frigate tuna
(Auxis thazard Lacepède, 1800) in the Southeastern Brazilian coast. Aquat. Living Resour. 35: 11
https://doi.org/10.1051/alr/2022010 PDF

Graco-Roza C. et al. 2022. Distance decay 2.0 – A global synthesis of taxonomic and functional turnover in ecological
communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography, https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13513 PDF

Anderson AB, Bernardes MB, Pinheiro HT,Guabiroba HC,Pimentel CR,Vilar CC,Gomes LEO,Bernardino,AF,Delfino SDT,
Tommaso G.Ferreira CEL, Joyeux JC. 2022. Niche availability and habitat affinities of the red porgy Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758):
an important ecological player on the world's largest rhodolith beds. Journal of Fish Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.15082 PDF

Pimentel CR, Pinheiro HT, Giarrizzo T, Francini-Filho RB, Reis-Filho JA, Rocha LA, Ferreira, CEL, Barbosa MC, Joyeux JC.
2022. Ecological Links between Pelagic and Mesophotic Reef Fishes in an Oceanic Archipelago of the Equatorial Atlantic Ocean.
Diversity14, 273. https://doi.org/10.3390/d14040273 PDF

Schiettekatte NMD, Brandl SJ, Casey JM, Graham NAJ, Barneche DR, Burkepile DE, Allgeier JE, Arias-Gonzaléz JE, Edgar GJ,
Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Friedlander AM, Green AL, Kulbicki M, Letourneur Y, Luiz OJ, Mercière A, Morat F, Munsterman KS,
Rezende EL, Rodríguez‐Zaragoza FA, Stuart-Smith RD, Vigliola L, Villéger S, Parravicini V. 2022. Biological trade-offs underpin coral reef
ecosystem functioning. Nature Ecology and Evolution https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01710-5

Eggertsen L, Goodell W,  Cordeiro CAMM, Cossa D, Lucena MB, Berkstrom C, Franco J, Ferreira CEL Bandeira S, Gullstrom M.
2022. Where the grass is greenest in seagrass seascapes depends on life history and simple species traits of fish. Estuarine,
Coastal and Shelf Science 266 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107738 PDF

Chaves LCT, Feitosa JLL, Xavier TF, Ferreira BP, Ferreira CEL. 2022. Drivers of damselfishes distribution patterns
in the southwestern Atlantic: tropical and subtropical reefs compared. Neotropical Ichthyology . 19(4):e210010.
https://doi.org/10.1590/1982-0224-2021-0010 PDF

Ferreira HM, Magris EA, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL. 2022. Drivers of ecological effectiveness of marine protected areas: 
A meta-analytic approach from the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (Brazil). Journal of Environmental Management 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113889 PDF

Simon, T., Pinheiro, H.T., Santos, S., Macieira, R.M., Ferreira, Y.S.S., Bernardi, G., Rocha, L.A., Floeter, S.R., Ferreira, C.E.L.
& Joyeux, J-C. 2022. Comparative phylogeography of reef fishes indicates seamounts as stepping stones for dispersal and
diversification. Coral Reefs, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-021-02178-8 PDF


Mello-Fonseca J, Cordeiro CAMM, Ferreira CEL 2021. Spatial distribution of sea turtles on South Atlantic subtropical reefs. Marine
Ecology Progress Series 678: 125 – 138. PDF

Ferreira GC, Calazans TL, Benevides LJ, Luiz OJ, Ferreira CEL , Joyeux J-C. 2021. Ecological Traits Influencing
Anthropogenic Debris Ingestion by Herbivorous Reef Fishes. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:717435. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.717435 PDF

Calazans S H, Lourenço CR, Nicastro KR, Tagliaro CH, Zardi GI, Ferreira C E L, Fernandes CF, Silva EP, Hoffman EA
2021. Unlocking the history of a trans-Atlantic invader: Did the human slave trade impact Brown mussel dispersal? Journal
of Biogeography, 00, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14232 PDF

Mazzei EF,  Pinheiro HT, Simon T, Moura RL, Macieira RM, Pimentel CR, Teixeira JB, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL, Ghisolf RD,
Francini-Filho RB, Quimbayo JP, Rocha LA, Gasparini JL, Joyeux JC. 2021 Mechanisms of dispersal and establishment drive
a stepping stone community assembly on seamounts and oceanic islands. Marine Biology 168:109

Nunes LT, Barneche DR, Lastrucci NS, Fraga AA, Nunes JACC, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR. 2021. Predicting the effects of body
size, temperature and diet on animal feeding rates. Functional Ecology, 35: 2229–2240. DOI:10.1111/1365-2435.13872.
PDF | Press Release |
Media | Media 2 | Media 3

Fogliarini CO, Ferreira CEL, Bornholdt J,  Barbosa MC, Giglio JG, Bender MG. 2021. Telling the same story: Fishers and landing
data reveal changes in fisheries on the Southeastern Brazilian Coast. Plos One https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252391 PDF

Luiz OJ, Santos WCR, Marceniuk AP, Rocha LA, Floeter SR, Buck CE, Klautau  AGCM, Ferreira CEL. 2021. Multiple lionfish
(Pterois spp.) new occurrences along the Brazilian coast confirm the invasion pathway into the Southwestern Atlantic.
Biol Invasions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-021-02575-8 PDF
| Media 1 | Media 2

Barbosa MC, Luis Jr O, Cordeiro CAMM, Giglio VJ, Ferreira CEL. 2021. Fish and spearfisher traits contributing to catch
composition. Fisheries Research 241, 105988.PDF

Mazzei R, Mendes TC, Cordeiro CAMM, Luque JL, Soares MC, Ferreira CEL. 2021. Diet and abundance of the barber goby
Elacatinus figaro on Brazilian marginal reefs: ecological predictors and reliance on cleaning interactions. Marine Biology
168: DOI.org/10.1007/s00227-021-03856-5 PDF

Costa PAS, Braga AC, Vieira JMS, Ferreira CEL, Barbosa MC, São-Clemente RRB. 2021. Age, growth and maturity of red
porgy Pagrus pagrus (Sparidae) from Southeastern Brazil. Journal of Ichthyology 61 (2): 230-242. PDF

Lucena MB, Mendes TC, Barbosa MC, Cordeiro CAMM, Eggertsen LM, Ferreira CEL. 2021 Does the colors of light matter?
Testing different light color in nocturnal underwater visual census. Marine Environmental Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2021.105261.

Pinheiro HT, Nunes JACC, Coni EOC, Almeida ECG, Sampaio CLS, Ferreira CEL, Meirelles PM, Hostim-Silva M, Pereira PHC,
Giglio VJ, Gasparini JL, Rocha LA, Ferreira CM. 2021. An inverted management strategy for the fishery of endangered marine
species. Frontiers in Marine Science DOI:10.3389/fmars.2021.604108.

Volk DR, Konvalina JD, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL, Hoffman EA. 2021. Going against the flow: Barriers to gene flow impact
patterns of connectivity in cryptic coral reef gobies throughout the western Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography 
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14010.

Magris RA, Costa MDP, Ferreira CEL, Vilar CC, Joyeux JC, Creed JC, Copertino MS, Horta PA, Sumida PYG, Francini-Filho
RB, Floeter SR. 2021. A blueprint for securing Brazil's marine biodiversity andsupporting the achievement of global conservation
goals. Diversity and Distribution DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13183.
PDF | Media


Eggertsen L, Goodell W, Cordeiro CAMM, Mendes TM, Longo GO,  Ferreira CEL, Berkström C. 2020.  Seascape Configuration
Leads to Spatially Uneven Delivery of Parrotfish Herbivory across a Western Indian Ocean Seascape. Diversity

Nunes L, Siqueira AC, Cord I, Ford,BM, Liedke AMR, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR 2020. The influence of species abundance,
diet and phylogenetic affinity on the co-occurrence of butterflyfishes. Marine Biology doi: 10.1007/s00227-020-03725-7 PDF |
| Video Abstract

Pinheiro HT, Macena BCL, Francini-Filho RB, Ferreira CEL, Albuquerque FV, Bezerra NPA, Carvalho-Filho A, Luiz OJ, Mello TJ,
Mendonça SA, Nunes DM, Pimentel CR, Pires AMA, Soares-Gomes A, Viana DL, Hazin FHV, Rocha LA 2020. Fish biodiversity
of Saint Peter and Saint Paul´s
Archipelago, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Brazil: new records and a species database. Journal of Fish
Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14484 PDF

Giglio VJ, Nunes JACC, Ferreira CEL, Blumstein DT. 2020. Client reef fish tolerate closer human approaches while being
cleaned. Journal of Zoology doi:10.1111/jzo.12814 PDF | Media | Media Portuguese 1 | Media Portuguese 2

Shalom HY, Granot I, Blowes AS, Friedlander A, Mellin C, Ferreira CEL, Arias-González, Kulbicki M, Floeter S, Chabanet
P, Parravicini V, Belmaker J. 2020. A closer examination of the ‘abundance centre’ hypothesis for reef fishes. Journal of
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13920 PDF

Cordeiro CAMM, Harbone AR, Ferreira CEL. 2020. The biophysical controls of macroalgal growth on subtropical reefs.
Frontiers in Marine Science DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00488 PDF

Giglio VJ, Suhett AC, Zapelini C, Ramiro AS, Quimbayo JP. 2020. Assessing captures of recreational spearfishing in
Abrolhos reefs, Brazil, through social media. Regional Studies in Marine Science 34: 100995. PDF

Berkström C, Eggertsen L, Goodell W, Cordeiro CAMM, Lucena MB, Gustafsson R, Bandeira S, Jiddawi N, Ferreira  CEL
2020. Thresholds in seascape connectivity: the spatial arrangement of nursery habitats structure fish communities on
nearby reefs. Ecography 43: 1-5. PDF

Pimentel CR, Andrades R, Ferreira CEL, Gadig OBF, Harvey ES, Joyeux JC, Giarrizzo T 2020. BRUVs reveal locally extinct
shark and the way for shark monitoring in Brazilian oceanic islands. Journal of Fish Biology DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14228 PDF

Quimbayo JP, Giglio VJ, Ferreira CEL, Fraga A, Nunes ACC, Mendes TC. 2020. Contrasting feeding and agonistic behaviour
of two blenny species on a small and remote island in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 96: 74-82. PDF

Giglio VJ, Luiz OJ, Ferreira CEL. 2020. Ecological impacts and management strategies for recreational diving: A review.
Journal of Environmental Management 256: 109949. PDF


Freitas, R., Mendes, T.C., Almeida, C., Melo, T., Villaça, R.C., Noguchi, R., Floeter, S.R., Rangel, C.A. & Ferreira, C.E.L..
2019. Reef fish and benthic community structures of the Santa Luzia Marine Reserve in the Cabo Verde islands, eastern
central Atlantic Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science, 41: 177–190. PDF | Cover

Mendes, T.C., Quimbayo, J.P., Bouth, H.F., Silva, L.P.S. & Ferreira, C.E.L. 2019. The omnivorous triggerfish Melichthys niger 
is a functional herbivore on an isolated Atlantic oceanic island. Journal of Fish Biology, DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14075 PDF

Pinheiro, H.T., Teixeira, J.B., Francini-Filho, R.B., Soares-Gomes, A., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Rocha, L.A. 2019. Hope and doubt for
the world´s marine ecosystems. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 17(1): 19-25 PDF

Nunes, L., Cord, I., Francini-Filho, R.B., Stampar, S.N., Pinheiro, H.T., Rocha, L.A., Floeter, S.R. & Ferreira, C.E.L. 2019.
Ecology of Prognathodes obliquus, a butterflyfish endemic to mesophotic ecosystems of St. Peter and St. Paul’s Archipelago.
Coral Reefs, 38: 955–960. PDF | Video Abstract

Mazzei, E.F., Pinheiro, H.T., Morais, R.A., Floeter, S.R., Veras, D.P., Queiroz, L.V., Joyeux, J.-C. & Ferreira, C.E.L. 2019.
Parrotfishes of the genus Scarus in southwestern Atlantic oceanic reef environments: occasional pulse or initial colonization?
Marine Biodiversity, 49: 555–561.PDF

Benevides, L. J., Cardozo-Ferreira, G. C., Ferreira, C. E. L., Pereira, P. H. C., Pinto, T. K., & Sampaio, C. L. S. (2019).
Fear-induced behavioural modifications in damselfishes can be diver-triggered. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and
Ecology, 514–515, 34–40. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.03.009 PDF | Press Release (Portuguese)

Barneche DR, Rezende EL, Parravicini V, Maire E, Edgar GJ, Stuart-Smith RD, Arias-González JE, Ferreira CEL,
Friedlander AM, Green AL, Luiz OJ, Rodríguez-Zaragoza FA, Vigliola L., Kulbicki M, Floeter SR. 2019. Body size, reef area,
and temperature  predict global reef-fish species richness across spatial scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28:315–327
DOI: 10.1111/geb.12851 PDF | Press Release | Science Trends | Media

Longo GO, Hay ME, Ferreira CEL, Floeter, SR. 2019. Trophic interactions across 61 degrees of latitude in the Western Atlantic. 
Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28: 107–117. doi: 10.1111/geb.12806. PDF | Science Trends | Media

Quimbayo JP, Dias MS, Kulbicki M, Mendes TC, Lamb RW, Johnson AF, Aburto-Oropeza O, Alvarado JJ, Bocos AA, Ferreira
CEL, Garcia E, Luiz OJ, Mascareñas-Osorio I, Pinheiro HT, Rodriguez-Zaragoza F, Salas E, Zapata FA, Floeter SR. 2019.
Determinants of reef fish assemblages in tropical oceanic islands. Ecography, 42: 77–87. DOI 10.1111/ecog.03506 PDF


Carlos-Júnior LA, Spencer M, Neves DM, Moulton TP, Pires DO, Castro CB, Ventura CRR, Ferreira CEL, Serejo CS, Oigman-
Pszczol, Casares FA, Mantelatto MC, Creed JC. 2018. Rarity and beta diversity assessment as tools for guiding conservation
strategies in marine tropical subtidal communities. Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12896 PDF

Giglio, V.J., Ternes, M.L.F., Barbosa, M.C., Cordeiro, C.A.M.M., Floeter, S.R. & Ferreira, C.E.L. 2018. Reef fish associations
with sea urchins in an Atlantic oceanic island. Marine Biodiversity, 48: 1833–1839. PDF

Francini-Filho RB, Velásquez V, Silva MB, Rosa MR, Sumida PYG, Pinheiro HT, Rocha LA, Ferreira CEL,
Francini CLB, Rosa RS (2018) Brazil. In: Loya Y, Puglise KA, Bridge TCL (Eds.) Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems,
Coral Reefs of the World 12.  PDF

Mendes TC, Ferreira CEL, Clements KD. 2018. Discordance between diet analysis and dietary macronutrient
content in four nominally herbivorous fishes from the Southwestern Atlantic. Marine Biology, 165: 180.
doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3438-4 PDF

Giglio VJ, Luiz OJ, Barbosa MC, Ferreira CEL. 2018. Behaviour of recreational spearfishers and its impacts on corals. Aquatic
Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28: 167-174. PDF

Liedke AMR, Bonaldo RM, Segal B, Ferreira CEL, Nunes LT, Burigo AN, Buck S, Oliveira-Santos LGR, Floeter SR. 2018.
Resource partitioning by two syntopic sister species of butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae). Journal of the Marine Biological
Association of the United Kingdom. 98: 1767–1773. PDF

Giglio VJ, Pinheiro HT, Bender MG, Bonaldo RM, Costa-Lotufo LV, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR,  Freire A, Gasparini JL, Joyeux J-
C, Krajewski JP, Lindner A, Longo GO, Lotufo TMC, Loyola R,  Luiz OJ, Macieira RM, Magris RA, Mello TJ, Quimbayo JP,
Rocha LA, Segal B, Teixeira JB, Vila-Nova DA, Vilar CC, Zilberberg C, Francini-Filho RB. 2018. Large and remote marine 
protected areas in the South Atlantic Ocean are flawed and raise concerns: comments on Soares and Lucas. Marine Policy
96: 13–17 PDF | Press Release (Português) | Press Release (Spanish)

Giglio VJ, Ternes MLF, Kassuga AD, Ferreira CEL. 2018. Scuba diving and sedentary fish watching: effects of photographer
approach on seahorse behavior. Journal of Ecotourism. doi:10.1080/14724049.2018.1490302 PDF | Portuguese Version

Maia, H.A., Morais, R.A., Quimbayo, J.P., Dias, M.S., Sampaio, C.L.S., Horta, P.A., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. 2018. Spatial patterns
and drivers of fish and benthic reef communities at São Tomé island (Tropical Eastern Atlantic). Marine Ecology, 39: e12520. DOI:
10.1111/maec.12520 PDF

Aued AW , Smith F , Quimbayo JP, Candido DV , Longo GO , Ferreira CEL , Witman JD , Floeter SR , Segal B. 2018. Large-
scale patterns of benthic marine communities in the Brazilian Province . PLoS ONE 13(6): e0198452. ​ PDF

Hoey AS, Berumen ML, Bonaldo RM, Burt JA, Feary DA, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Nakamura Y. 2018. The Ecology of
Parrotfishes in Marginal Reef Systems. p. 276-301. In: Hoey AS, Bonaldo RM. (eds). Biology of Parrotfishes. CRC Press,
Boca Raton. PDF

Pinheiro HT, Rocha LA, Macieira RM, Carvalho-Filho A, Anderson AB, Bender MG, Di Dario F, Ferreira CEL, Figueiredo-Filho
J, Francini-Filho R, Gasparini JL, Joyeux JC, Luiz OJ, Mincarone MM, Moura RL, Nunes JACC, Quimbayo JP, Rosa RS,
Sampaio CLS, SAZIMA I, Simon T, Vila-Nova DA, Floeter SR 2018. Southwestern Atlantic reef fishes: zoogeographic patterns
and ecological  drivers reveal a secondary biodiversity center in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversity and Distributions, 24: 951–965.
PDF | Press Release

Giglio VJ, Luiz OJ, Chadwick NE, Ferreira CEL. 2018. Using an educational video-briefing to mitigate the ecological impacts of
scuba diving. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 26(5): 782- 797. PDF | Press Release (Português)


Morais RA, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR. 2017. Spatial patterns of fish standing biomass across Brazilian reefs, Southwestern
Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology, 91, 1642–1667. PDF | Press Release (English) | Press Release (Português) | Media

Lopes EM, Ferreira CEL, Ventura CR. 2017 Occurrence of the genus Pseudoboletia (Echinoidea:Toxopneustidade) in the
South-Western Atlantic: morphological and molecular approaches.  Rev. Biol. Trop. 65(1): 299 - 308. PDF

Eggertsen L, Ferreira CEL, Fountoura L, Kautsky N, Gullstrom M, Berkstrom C. 2017. Seaweed beds support more juvenile
reef fish than seagrass beds in a south-western Atlantic tropical seascape. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 196: 97-108. 

Calazans SHC, Walters LJ, Fernandes FC, Ferreira CEL, Hoffman EA. 2017. Genetic structure provides insights into the
geographic origins and temporal change in the invasive charru mussel (Sururu) in the southeastern United States.
PLOS One: 12(7): e0180619. PDF

Giglio VJ, Bender MG, Zapelini C, Ferreira CEL. 2017. The end of the line? Rapid depletion of a large-sized grouper through
spearfishing in a subtropical marginal reef. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.pecon.2017.03.006 PDF

Quimbayo JP, Nunes LT, Ozekoski R, Floeter SR, Morais RA, Fontoura L, Bonaldo RM, Ferreira CEL, Sazima I. 2017 Cleaning 
interactions at the only atoll in the South Atlantic. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 100: 865–875. PDF |
Press release (Portuguese) | Media

Giglio VJ, Ternes MLF, Mendes TC, Cordeiro CAMM, Ferreira CEL. 2017. Anchoring damages to benthic organisms in a
subtropical scuba dive hotspot. Journal of Coastal Conservation 21(2): 311-316. PDF | PORTUGUESE VERSION

Morais R, Brown R, Bedard R, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Quimbayo JP, Rocha LA, Sazima I. 2016. Mob rulers and part-time
cleaners: two reef fish associations at the isolated Ascension Island. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United
Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001041 PDF

Tâmega FTS, Figueiredo MAO, Ferreira CEL, Bonaldo RM. 2016. Seaweed survival after consumption by the greenbeak
parrotfish, Scarus trispinosus. Coral Reefs 35:329–334.  PDF

Cassola GE, Pacheco MSC, Barbosa MC, Hansen DM, Ferreira CEL. 2016. Decline in abundance and health state of an
Atlantic subtropical gorgonian population. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 104: 329–334. PDF

Liedke AMR, Barneche DR, Ferreira CEL, Segal B, Nunes LT, Burigo AP, Carvalho JA, Buck S, Bonaldo RM, Floeter SR.  
2016. Abundance, diet, foraging and nutritional condition of the banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus) along the western
Atlantic. Marine Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-015-2788-4 PDF

Cordeiro CAMM, Mendes TC, Harbone AR, Ferreira CEL. 2016. Spatial distribution of nominally herbivorous fishes across
environmental gradients on Brazilian rocky reefs. Journal of Fish Biology: 89, 939-958. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12849  PDF


Longo GO, Morais RA, Martine CDL, Mendes TC, Aued AW, Cândido DV, de Oliveira JC, Nunes LT, Fontoura L, Sissin MN,
Teschima MM, Silva MB, Ramlov F, Gouvea LP, Ferreira CEL, Segal B, Horta PA, Floeter SR. 2015. Between-Habitat Variation  
of Benthic Cover, Reef Fish Assemblage and Feeding Pressure on the Benthos at the Only Atoll in South Atlantic: Rocas
One 10(6): Atoll, NE Brazil. PLos e0127176.  PDF

Mendes TC, Cordeiro CAMM, Ferreira CEL. 2015. An experimental evaluation of macroalgal consumption and selectivity by
nominally herbivorousfishes on subtropical rocky reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 471: 146-152. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Luiz OJ, Floeter SR, Lucena MB, Barbosa MC, Rocha RC, Rocha LA. 2015. First Record of Invasive Lionfish
(Pterois volitans
) for the Brazilian Coast. PLos One. 10(4): e0123002.  PDF | News

Pinheiro HT, Mazzei E, Moura RL, Amado-Filho GM, Carvalho-Filho A, Braga AC, Costa PAS, Ferreira BP, Ferreira CEL,  
Floeter SR, Francini-Filho RB, Gasparini JL, Macieira RM, Martins AS, Olavo G, Pimentel CR, Rocha LA, Sazima I,
Simon T, Teixeira JB, Xavier LB & Joyeux J-C. 2015. Fish Biodiversity of the Vitória-Trindade Seamount Chain,
Southwestern Atlantic: An Updated Database. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118180. PDF

Bernal MA, Floeter SR, Gaither MR, Longo GO, Morais R, Ferreira CEL, Vermeij M & Rocha LA. 2015. High prevalence of
dermal parasites among coral reef fishes of Curaçao. Marine Biodiversity. DOI 10.1007/s12526-015-0322-z. PDF

Luiz OJ, Mendes T, Berneche D, Ferreira CGW, Noguchi R, Villaça RC, Rangel CA, Gasparini JL, Ferreira CEL. 2015.
Community structure of reef fishes on a remote oceanic island (St. Peter and St. Paul´s Archipelago, equatorial Atlantic:
the influence of abiotic and ibiotic variables. Marine and Freshwater Research 66: 739-749. PDF

Vila-Nova DA, Ferreira CEL, Barbosa FG, Floeter SR. 2014. Reef fish hotspots as surrogates for marine conservation
in the Brazilian coast. Ocean & Coastal Management  102 - 88-93. PDF

Longo GO, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR. 2014. Herbivory drives large-scale spatial variation in reef fish trophic interactions.
Ecology and Evolution 4(23): 4553–4566. PDF

Bender MG, Machado GR, Silva PJdA, Floeter SR, Monteiro-Netto C, Luiz OJ, Ferreira CEL. 2014. Local Ecological
Knowledge and Scientific Data Reveal Overexploitation by Multigear Artisanal Fisheries in the Southwestern Atlantic.
PLoS ONE 9(10): e11033. PDF

Cordeiro CAMM, Harborne AR, Ferreira CEL. 2014. Patterns of distribution and composition of sea urchin assemblages
on Brazilian subtropical rocky reefs. Mar Biol. vol. 161, 2221-2232. DOI 10.1007/s00227-014-2500-0. PDF

Rogers R, Correal GO, Oliveira TC, Carvalho LL, Mazurek P, Barbosa JEM, Chequer L, Domingos TFS, Jandre KA,
Leão LSD, Moura LA, Occhioni GE, Oliveira VM, Silva ES, Cardoso AM, Costa AC, Ferreira CEL. 2014. Coral health
rapid assessment in marginal reef sites. Marine Biology Research, 10: 612-624. PDF

Freitas R, Luiz OJ, Silva PN, Floeter SR & Ferreira CEL. 2014. The occurrence of Sparisoma frondosum (Teloestei:
Labridae) in the Cape Verde Archipelago. Marine Biodiversity, 44: 173–179. PDF


Quimbayo JP, Floeter SR. Noguchi R, Rangel CA, Gasparini JL, Sampaio CLS, Ferreira CEL, Rocha LA. 2012. Cleaning
mutualism in Santa Luzia (Cape Verde Archipelago) and São Tomé Islands, Tropical Eastern Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity
Records (5): e 188 
https://doi.org/10.1017/S175526721200108X PDF

Carvalho-Filho A & Ferreira CEL. 2013. A new species of dwarf sea bass, genus Serranus (Serranidae: Actinopterygii),
from the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Neotropical Ichthyology, 11(4): 809-814. PDF

Bernardi G, Noguchi R, Anderson AB, Floeter SR & Ferreira CEL. 2013. Sargo Amarelo, a traditionally recognized
hybrid between two species of Brazilian reef fishes. Marine Biodiversity, 43: 255–256. PDF

Luiz OJ, Floeter SR, Rocha LA, Ferreira CEL. 2013. Perspectives for the lionfish invasion in the South Atlantic: Are
Brazilian reefs protected by the currents? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 485: 1–7. PDF

Bender MG, Floeter SR, Mayer F, Vila-Nova DA, Longo GO, Hanazaki N, Carvalho-Filho A & Ferreira CEL. 2013.
Biological attributes and major threats as predictors of species’ vulnerability: a case study with Brazilian reef fishes.
Oryx, 67: 345-360. PDF

Bender MG, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL & Hanazaki N. 2012. Mismatches between global, national and local red lists
and their consequences for Brazilian reef fish conservation. Endangered Species Research, 18: 247–254. PDF

Nascimento SM, França JV, Gonçalves JEA & Ferreira CEL. 2012. Ostreopsis cf. ovata (Dinophyta) bloom in an
equatorial island of the Atlantic Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64: 1074–1078. PDF


Mendes TC, Mazzei RCB, Correal GO & Ferreira CEL. 2011. A new possible xcase of mimicry between two Brazilian
endemic reef fish. Marine Biodiversity Records, 4: e29. PDF

Pinheiro HT, Ferreira CEL, Joyeux J-C, Santos RG & Horta PA. 2011. Reef fish structure and distribution in a south-
western Atlantic Ocean tropical island. Journal of Fish Biology, 79: 1984–2006. PDF

Vila-Nova DA, Bender MG, Carvalho-Filho A, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR. 2011. The Use of Non-reef Habitats by Brazilian
Reef Fish Species: Considerations for the Design of Marine Protected Areas. Natureza & Conservação, 9(1): 1-8. PDF

Zalmon IR, Krohling W & Ferreira CEL. 2011. Abundance and diversity patterns of the sessile macrobenthic community
associated with environmental gradients in Vitória Harbor, southeastern Brazil. Zoologia, 28(5): 641–652. PDF

López MS, Coutinho R, Ferreira CEL & Rilov G. (2010). Predator–prey interactions in a bioinvasion scenario: differential
predation by native predators on two exotic rocky intertidal bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 403: 101–112. PDF

Luiz OJ, Sazima I, Waib LF & Ferreira CEL. 2010. A honeymoon in Brazil: the spawning behavior of an exotic reef fish in
the western south Atlantic. Neotropical Ichthyology, 8(2):369-371. PDF


Luiz Jr OJ, Carvalho-Filho A, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Gasparini JL, Sazima I. 2008. The reef fish assemblage of the Laje de
Santos Marine State Park, Southwestern Atlantic: annotated checklist with comments on abundance, distribution, trophic
structure, symbiotic associations, and conservation. Zootaxa 1807: 1-25. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Luiz OJ, Feitoza BM, Ferreira CGW, Noguchi RC, Gasparini JL, Joyeux J.-C, Godoy EA, Rangel CA, Rocha LA,
Floeter SR & Carvalho-Filho A. 2009. Peixes recifais: síntese do atual conhecimento. In: Viana DL, Hazin FHV & Carvalho
MAS. (Eds.). O arquipélago de São Pedro e São Paulo: 10 anos de estação científica. Brasília: SECIRM: 244-250. PDF

Luiz OJ, Ferreira CEL & Rocha LA. 2009. Halichoeres sazimai, a new species of wrasse (Perciformes: Labridae) from the
Western South Atlantic. Zootaxa, 2092: 37–46. PDF

Mendes TC, Villaça RC & Ferreira CEL. 2009. Diet and trophic plasticity of an herbivorous blenny Scartella cristata of
subtropical rocky shores. Journal of Fish Biology, 75: 1816–1830. PDF

Carvalho-Filho A, Ferreira CEL & Craig M. 2009. A shallow water population of Pronotogrammus martinicensis
(Guichenot, 1868) (Teleostei: Serranidae: Anthiinae) from South-western Atlantic, Brazil. Zootaxa, 2228: 29–42. PDF

Barneche DR, Floeter SR, Ceccarelli DM, Frensel DMB, Dinslaken DF, Mário HFS & Ferreira CEL. 2009. Feeding
macroecology of territorial damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae). Marine Biology, 156: 289–299. PDF

Sampaio CLS, Carvalho-Filho A, Ferreira CEL, Feitoza BM, Floeter SR, Gasparini JL, Luiz O.J. & Rocha LA. 2009.
Guia de Identificação Ilustrado das Espécies de Peixes Endêmicas e Ameaçadas das Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Junqueira AOR, Villac MC & Lopes RM. 2008. Marine Bioinvasions in the Brazilian Coast: Brief Report
on History of Events, Vectors, Ecology, Impacts and Management of Non-indigenous Species. In: Rilov G, Crooks
JA (Eds). Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems, 204: 459-478. PDF

Mendonça-Neto JP, Ferreira CEL, Chaves LCT & Pereira RC. 2008. Influence of Palythoa caribaeorum (Anthozoa,
Cnidaria) zonation on site-attached reef fishes. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 80(3): 495-513. PDF

Floeter SR, Rocha LA, Robertson DR; Joyeux JC, Smith-Vaniz WF, Wirtz P, Edwards AJ, Barreiros JP, Ferreira
CEL, Gasparini JL, Brito A, Falcón JM, Bowen BW, Bernardi G. 2008. Atlantic reef fish biogeography and evolution.
Journal of Biogeography, 35: 22-47. PDF


Floeter SR, Krohling W, Gasparini JL, Ferreira CEL & Zalmon IR. 2007. Reef fish community structure on coastal islands
of the southeastern Brazil: the influence of exposure and benthic cover. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 78:147–160. PDF

Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL. & Gasparini JL (2007). The Effects of Fishing and Protection through Marine Protection Areas:
Three Case Studies and Implications to Reef Fish Functional Groups in Brazil. In: Série Áreas Protegidas do Brasil. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Ferreira CGW, Rangel CA, Mendonça JP, Gerhardinger AC, Carvalho-Filho A, Godoy EA, Luiz OJ & Gasparini
JL. 2007. Peixes Recifais. In: Creed JC, Pires DO & Figueiredo MAO (Eds). Biodiversidade Marinha da Baía da Ilha Grande.

Wirtz P, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Frieke R, Gasparini JL, Iwamoto T, Rocha L, Sampaio CLS & Schliewen UK. 2007.
Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean)—an update. Zootaxa, 1461: 1-23.

Floeter, SR, Halpern BS & Ferreira CEL. 2006. Effects of fishing and protection on Brazilian reef fishes. Biological
Conservation, 128: 391–402. PDF

Ferreira CEL. 2006. Sea urchins killed by toxic algae. JMBA Global Marine Environment 3: 22-23. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Gonçalves JEA & Coutinho R. 2006. Ship Hulls and Oil Platforms as Potential Vectors to Marine Species
Introduction. Journal of Coastal Research, 39: 1341 – 1346. PDF

Sampaio CLS, Carvalho-Filho A, Feitoza BM, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Gasparini JL, Rocha LA & Sazima I. 2006. Peixes
recifais endêmicos e ameaçados das Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras e do Complexo Recifal de Abrolhos. In: Valka RJA &
Castro JWA. (Eds). Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras da Pesquisa ao Manejo. PDF

Ferreira CEL. & Gonçalves JEA. 2006. Community structure and diet of roving herbivorous reef fishes in the Abrolhos
Archipelago, south-western Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology, 69: 1533–1551. PDF

Sazima I & Ferreira CEL. 2006. A cocoon-producing parrotfish in the Southwestern Atlantic. Coral Reefs, 25: 212. PDF

Lages BG, Fleury BG, Ferreira CEL & Pereira RC. 2006. Chemical defense of an exotic coral as invasion strategy. Journal
of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 328: 127– 135. PDF


Floeter, S. R., M. D. Behrens, C. E. L. Ferreira, M. J. Paddack, and M. H. Horn. 2005. Geographical gradients of marine
herbivorous fishes: patterns and processes. Mar. Biol. 147:1435–1447. PDF

Ferreira CEL. 2005. The Status of Target Reef Fishes. In: Dutra GF, Allen GR, Werner T & McKenna SA. A Rapid Marine
Biodiversity Assessment of the Abrolhos Bank, Bahia, Brazil. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 38. Conservation
International. PDF

Gasparini JL, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL & Sazima I. 2005. Marine Ornamental Trade in Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation,
14: 2883–2899. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Gasparini JL, Carvalho-Filho A & Floeter SR. 2005. A recently extinct parrotfish species from Brazil.
Coral Reefs, 24: 128. PDF

Ferreira, C. E. L., Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L., Ferreira, B. P., and Joyeux, J.C. (2004). Trophic structure patterns of
Brazilian reef fishes: a latitudinal comparison. Journal of Biogeography 31, 1093–1106. PDF

Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL, Dominici-Arosemena A & Zalmon IR. 2004. Latitudinal gradients in Atlantic reef fish
communities: trophic structure and spatial use patterns. Journal of Fish Biology, 64: 1680–1699. PDF

Luiz OJ, Floeter SR, Gasparini JL, Ferreira CEL & Wirtz P. 2004. The occurrence of Acanthurus monroviae (Perciformes:
Acanthuridae) in the south-western Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology, 65 :1173–1179. PDF


Ferreira CEL. 2003. Non-indigenous corals at marginal sites. Coral Reefs, 22: 498. PDF

Joyeux J-C, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL & Gasparini JL. 2003.Two letters on reef fish biogeography. Journal of
Biogeography, 30: 1457–1463. PDF


Ferreira CEL, Gonçalves JEA & Coutinho R. 2001. Community structure of fishes and habitat complexity on a tropical
rocky shore. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 61: 353–369. PDF

Floeter SR, Guimarães RZP, Rocha LA, Ferreira CEL, Rangel CA & Gasparini JL. 2001.Geographic variation in reef-fish
assemblages along the Brazilian coast. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 10: 423–431. PDF

Joyeux J-C, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL & Gasparini JL. 2001. Biogeography of tropical reef fishes: the South Atlantic
puzzle. Journal of Biogeography, 28: 831-841. PDF


Ferreira CEL & Gonçalves JEA. 1999. The Unique Abrolhos Reef Formation (Brazil): need for specific management
strategies. Coral Reefs, 18: 352. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Gonçalves JEA, Coutinho R & Peret AC. 1998. Herbivory by the Dusky Damselfish Stegastes fuscus
(Cuvier, 1830) in a tropical rocky shore: effects on the benthic community. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology
and Ecology, 229: 241–264. PDF

Ferreira CEL, Peret AC & Coutinho R. 1998. Seasonal grazing rates and food processing by tropical herbivorous fishes.
Journal of Fish Biology, 53: 222–235. PDF