Curriculum vitae

EVA CACABELOS

 

 

1- MARE- Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre. Quinta do Lorde Marina, Sítio da Piedade, 9200-044 Caniçal, Madeira, Portugal.

2- GBA/cE3c- Azorean Biodiversity Group/Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change. Universidade dos Açores, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Departamento de Biologia, 9501-801 Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Açores, Portugal.

 

 

 

Funded by:

EDUCATION

 

2001 - 2005 PhD in Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain. 

Advisor: Dr. Jesús S. Troncoso

1999 - 2001 MSc. "Biology of organisms and ecosystems" by the University of Vigo, Spain.

1994 - 1999 Degree in Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain.

 

Languages

Portuguese

English

​Spanish

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - 2017 Research staff. Azorean Biodiversity Group/Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change (GBA/cE3c) - University of Azores, Portugal.

2013 - 2015 Research staff. Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR). Porto, Portugal. CIRN & Grupo de Biologia Marinha - University of Azores, Portugal.

2011 - 2013 Project technician. Centro Tecnológico del Mar - Fundación CETMAR Technology Promotion and Transfer Vigo, Spain.

2010 - 2011 Research staff. Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR). Laboratory for Marine Community Ecology and Evolution & Laboratory of Coastal Biodiversity, Porto, Portugal.

2008 - 2010 Research staff. Department of Ecology and Animal Biology. Faculty of Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain.

2007 Postdoctoral fellow. Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO) Department of Spatial Ecology, Yerseke, The Netherlands.

2006 Research fellow. Institute of Natural Resources and Area Planning (INDUROT) University of Oviedo, Spain.

 

2003 – 2005 Predoctoral fellow. Department of Ecology and Animal Biology. Faculty of Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Mentorship / Student & PhD fellow supervision:

2017: Co-Advisor. Afonso Prestes. PhD Thesis: Impact of the invasive alga Asparagopsis armata in the littoral communities of the Azores. University of Azores, Portugal.

2016: Co-Mentor to Leire Lopetegui, Spatial and temporal distribution of macroalgal assemblages associated with the invasive Asparagopsis armata on intertidal rocky shore in Azores. Bachelor Project. University of Azores, Portugal.

2016: Co-Mentor. Alessandro Dieste. Grazing preferences on Asparagopsis armata and native macroalgae. Bachelor Project. University of Azores, Portugal.

2014: Co-Mentor. Ane Laborda, Effect of artificial structures on the patterns of distribution and recruitment of Chthamalus stellatus (Poli, 1791). Bachelor Project. University of Azores, Portugal.

2014: Co-Mentor. Eduardo García, Variaciones en el desarrollo del Fucus spiralis L. en función de la perturbación antropogénica en la isla de Sao Miguel, Azores. Bachelor project. University of Azores, Portugal.

2014: Co-Mentor. Rubén Mosquera, Understanding urban structures effects on coastal biodiversity. Erasmus Programme. June-August 2014. University of Azores, Portugal.

2014: Co-Mentor. Virginie Leyendecker. Patterns of distribution and recruitment of Chthamalus stellatus (Poli, 1791). Eurodyssée Programme. May-Dezember 2014. University of Azores, Portugal.

2014: Co-Mentor to Laura Busquier. Molluscs inhabiting macroalgae in the intertidal rocky shore of São Miguel. Eurodyssée Programme. April-June 2014. University of Azores, Portugal.

2013: Co-Mentor. Rocío Sánchez, Impact of urban structures on coastal biodiversity. Bolsa Xunta de Galicia. September-November 2013. University of Azores, Portugal.

Teaching:

2011: Erasmus Mundus Program: Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (10 h, Practical classes). Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR). Porto, Portugal.

2002 - 2004: Lecturer of Behaviour of Marine Animals (15 h/year, Practical classes). Department of Ecology and Animal Biology. Faculty of Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain.

1999 - 2004: Lecturer of Adaptations of Marine Animals (20 h/year, Practical classes). Department of Ecology and Animal Biology. Faculty of Marine Sciences. University of Vigo, Spain.

PUBLICATIONS

 

Peer Reviewed:

Cacabelos E, Thompson RC, Prestes ACL, Azevedo JMN, Neto AI, Martins GM (2018). Patchiness in habitat distribution can enhance biological diversity of coastal engineering structures. Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst.2019;29:127–135. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2972

Cacabelos, Eva & Cordeiro, Ricardo & Sánchez, R & Busquier, L & Mosquera, R & Neto, Ana Isabel & Ávila, Sérgio. (2018). First record of Eatonina fulgida (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Azores Archipelago (NE Atlantic Ocean). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 59. 10.21411/CBM.A.C425356B.

Prestes, A.C.L., Cacabelos E.; Neto, A.I., Martins, G. 2017. Temporal stability in community standing stock despite high species turnover. Marine Ecology Progress Series 567, 249-256, doi: 10.3354/meps12039

Bertocci, I.; Arenas, F.; Cacabelos, E.; Martins, G.; Seabra, M.; Alvaro, N.; Fernandes, J.; Gaiao, R.; Mamede, N.; Mulas, M.; Neto, A. 2017. Nowhere safe? Exploring the influence of urbanization across mainland and insular seashores. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114, 644-655, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.10.045

Cacabelos, E.; Martins, G.; Thompson, R.; Prestes, A.C.L.; Azevedo, J.M.N.; Neto, A.I. 2016. Factors limiting the establishment of canopy-forming algae on artificial structures. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 181, 277-283, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2016.08.036

Cacabelos E.; Martins, G.M.; Thompson, R.; Prestes, A.C.L.; Azevedo, J.M.N.; Neto, A.I. 2016. Material type and roughness influence structure of intertidal communities on coastal defences. Marine Ecology 37(4), 801-812, doi: 10.1111/maec.12354

Martins E.; Neto, A.I.; Cacabelos, E. 2016. Ecology of a key ecosystem engineer on hard coastal infrastructure and natural rocky shores. Marine Environmental Research 113, 88-94

Veiga, P.; Rubal, M.; Cacabelos, E.; Maldonado, C.; Sousa-Pinto, I. 2014. Spatial variability of macrobenthic zonation on exposed sandy beaches. Journal of Sea Research 90, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2014.02.009

Quintas, P.; Cacabelos, E.; Troncoso, P. 2013. Spatial-distribution of soft-bottom polychaetes in seagrass beds of the Ensenada de O Grove (NW Spain). Thalassas 29(2), 45-58

Veiga, P; Rubal, M.; Moreira, J.; Cacabelos, E.; Sousa Pinto, I. 2013. Abundance and fragmentation patterns of the ecosystem engineer Lithophyllum byssoides (Lamarck) Foslie along the Iberian Peninsula Atlantic coast. Conservation and management implications. J. Sea Res., 83: 40-46. doi: org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.03.016

Cacabelos, E.; Olabarria, C.; Viejo, R.; Rubal, M.; Veiga, P.; Incera, M.; Gestoso, I.; Vaz-Pinto, F.; Mejia, A.; Engelen, A.H.; Arenas, F. 2013. Invasion of Sargassum muticum in intertidal rockpools: patterns along the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Marine Environmental Research, 90: 18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2013.05.008

Vaz-Pinto, F.; Olabarria, C.; Gestoso, I.; Cacabelos, E.; Incera, M.; Arenas, F. 2013. Functional diversity and climate change: effects on the invasibility of macroalgae assemblages. Biological Invasions, 15(8): 1833-1846. doi: 10.1007/s10530-013-0412-4

Olabarria, C.; Arenas, F.; Viejo, R.; Gestoso, I.; Vaz-Pinto, F.; Incera, M.; Rubal, M.; Cacabelos, E.; Veiga, P.; Sobrino, C. 2013. Response of macroalgal assemblages from rockpools to climate change: effects of persistent increase in temperature and CO2. Oikos 122: 1065-1079. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20825.x

Rubal, M.; Veiga, P.; Cacabelos, E.; Moreira, J.; Sousa-Pinto, I. 2013. Increasing sea surface temperature and range shifts of intertidal gastropods along the Iberian Peninsula J. Sea Research, 77: 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2012.12.003

Tuya, F.; Cacabelos, E.; Duarte, P.; Jacinto, D.; Castro, J.J.; Silva, T.; Bertocci, I.; Franco, J.N.; Arenas, F.; Coca, J.; Wernberg, T. 2012. Patterns of landscape and assemblage structure along a latitudinal gradient in ocean climate. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 466: 9-19. doi: 10.3354/meps09941

Quintas, P.; Cacabelos, E.; Troncoso, J.S. 2012. Inventario de los moluscos y poliquetos asociados a las praderas de Zostera marina y Zostera noltei de la Ensenada de O Grove (Galicia, N-O España). Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. Sec. Biol., 106: 113-126

Cacabelos, E.; Engelen, A.H.; Mejia, A.; Arenas, F. 2012. Comparison of the assemblage functioning of estuary systems dominated by the seagrass Nanozostera noltii versus the invasive drift alga Gracilaria vermiculophylla. Journal of Sea Research, 72: 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2012.02.003

Moreira, J.; Lourido, A.; Cacabelos, E. & Troncoso, J.S. 2011. Patterns of spatial distribution of Cephalaspideans (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in subtidal soft bottoms. Thalassas, 27(2): 23-35

Cacabelos, E. Moreira, J.; Lourido, A.; & Troncoso, J.S. 2011. Ecological features of the Terebellida fauna (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Ensenada de San Simón (NW Spain). Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 34.1: 141-150

Incera, M.; Olabarria, C.; Cacabelos, E.; César, J. & Troncoso, J.S. 2011. Distribution of Sargassum muticum on the North West coast of Spain: effects of urbanization and diversity on invasion Continental Shelf Research, 31(5): 488-495. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2010.06.005

Cacabelos, E.; Olabarria, C.; Incera, M. & Troncoso, J.S. 2010. Do grazers prefer invasive seaweeds? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 393(1-2): 182-187. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2010.07.024

Cacabelos, E.; Olabarria, C.; Incera, M. & Troncoso, J.S. 2010. Effects of habitat structure and tidal height on epifaunal assemblages associated with macroalgae. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 89: 43-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2010.05.012

Cacabelos, E.; Moreira, J. & Troncoso, J. S. 2010. Distribution and ecological analysis of the Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Ensenada de San Simón (Galicia, NW Spain). Thalassas 25(3) Special issue: 89-98

Cacabelos, E.; Lourido, A. & Troncoso, J. S. 2010. Composition and distribution of subtidal and intertidal crustacean assemblages in soft-bottoms of the Ria de Vigo (NW Spain). Scientia marina 74(3), 455-464. doi: 10.3989/scimar.2010.74n3455

Moreira, J.; Cacabelos, E. & Troncoso, J. S. 2009. Primer registro de Nebalia kocatasi Moreira, Koçak & Katagan, 2007 (Crustacea, Phyllocarida, Leptostraca) en la Península Ibérica. Boletín de la Sociedad Esp. de Historia Natural 103(1-4), 65-72

Cacabelos, E.; Gestoso, L. & Troncoso, J. S. 2009. Inventario de la macrofauna bentónica de sustratos blandos de la Ensenada de San Simón (NO España) Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 103(1-4), 103-119

Moreira, J.; Cacabelos, E. & Troncoso, J. 2009. Diversity and spatial distribution of the gastropod fauna (Mollusca: Gastropoda) on subtidal sedimentary substrata of the Ensenada de Baiona (Galicia, NW Iberian Peninsula). Iberus, 27(1), 103-117

Cacabelos, E.; Domínguez, M. & Troncoso, J. 2009. Trophic structure of soft-bottom macrobenthos in an inlet in north-western Spain. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(3), 439-447. doi: 10.1017/S0025315409003105

Brun, F. G.; van Zetten, E.; Cacabelos, E. & Bouma, T. J. 2009. Role of two contrasting ecosystem engineers (Zostera noltii and Cymodocea nodosa) on the filter feeding rate of Cerastoderma edule. Helgoland Marine Research 63, 19-25. doi: 10.1007/s10152-008-0134-7

Cacabelos, E.; Domínguez, M. & Troncoso, J. S. 2008. Benthic macrofaunal populations of the Galician coasts (NW Spain) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Global Marine Environment 7, 26-27

Cacabelos, E.; Moreira, J. & Troncoso, J. 2008. Distribution of Polychaeta in soft-bottoms of a Galician Ria (NW Spain). Scientia Marina 72(4), 655-667. doi: 10.3989/scimar.2008.72n4655

Cacabelos, E.; Quintas, P. & Troncoso, J. 2008. Spatial distribution of soft-bottoms molluscs in the Ensenada de San Simón (NW Spain). American Malacological Bulletin 25, 9-19. doi: 10.4003/0740-2783-25.1.9

Lourido, A.; Cacabelos, E. & Troncoso, J. 2008. Patterns of distribution of the polychaete fauna in subtidal soft sediments of the Ría de Aldán (north-western Spain). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 88(2), 263-275. doi: 10.1017/S0025315408000696

Cacabelos, E.; Gestoso, L. & Troncoso, J. 2008. Macrobenthic fauna in the Ensenada de San Simón (Galicia, north-western Spain). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 88(2), 237-245. doi: 10.1017/S0025315408000660

Cacabelos, E.; Gestoso, L.; Domínguez, M.; Lourido, A.; Moreira, J.; Quintas, P. & Troncoso, J. 2007. Cartografía bionómica de las poblaciones macrobentónicas de sustratos blandos de la Ensenada de San Simón (Galicia). Seminario de Estudos Redondeláns 4, 175-199

Moreira, J; Cacabelos, E. & Troncoso, J.S. 2004. A new species of Sphaerodoropsis (Polychaeta: Sphaerodoridae) from north-east Atlantic, with comments on other species of the genus. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 84(5), 995-1000. doi: 10.1017/S002531540401029Xh

Moreira, J; Cacabelos, E. & Domínguez, M. 2003. Nebalia troncosoi sp. nov., a new species of leptostracan (Crustacea: Phyllocarida: Leptostraca) from Galicia, Iberian Península (north-east Atlantic). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 83(2), 341-350. doi: 10.1017/S0025315403007173h

Papers submitted or in review

Cacabelos, E.; Thompson, R.; Prestes, A.C.L.; Acevedo, J.M.N.; Neto, A.I.; Martins, G. Patcjiness in habitat distribution can enhance biological diversity of coastal engineering structures. Journal of Applied Ecology

Book Chapters

 

Cacabelos, E.; Quintas, P.; Troncoso, J., Sánchez, J.; Amigo, J.; Romero, I.; García, I.; Cremades, J.; Bárbara, I. 2015. Praderas de angiospermas marinas de Galicia. In: Ruiz, J.M., Guillén, J.E., Ramos Segura, A., Otero, M.M. (Eds.). Atlas de las praderas marinas de España. IEL/IEO/UICN, Murcia-Alicante-Málaga. pp. 488-529

Cacabelos, E., Quintas, P., Troncoso, J.S., Bárbara, I., García, V., Cremades, J., Garmendia, J.M., Puente, A., Recio, M. & Ondiviela, B. 2015. Las praderas marinas de España: una visión general. La biodiversidad de las praderas españolas: Atlántico norte. In: Ruiz, J.M., Guillén, J.E., Ramos Segura, A., Otero, M.M. (Eds.). Atlas de las praderas marinas de España. IEO/IEL/UICN, Murcia-Alicante-Málaga. pp. 87-91

Cacabelos, E. & Gestoso, I. 2011. Preferencia de hábitat y alimento en invertebrados marinos: técnicas experimentales en laboratorio. In Métodos y técnicas en investigación marina. J. M. García Estévez, C. Olabarria, S. Pérez, E. Rolán-Álvarez, G. Rosón (Eds). ISBN 978-84-309-5208-3. pp:15-24

Theses

Cacabelos, E. (2005). Bionomic cartography of macrobenthic populations in soft bottoms of the Ensenada de San Simón (NW Spain). PhD Thesis. Faculty of Marine Sciences, University of Vigo, Spain.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS and SERVICE

 

2009 - present: reviewer for: Marine Ecology – Progress Series; Marine Pollution Bulletin; Marine Environmental Research; Marine Biology; Journal of Sea Research; Continental Shelf Research; Hydrobiology; Biological Reviews; Scientia Marina; Thalassas; Journal of the Marine Biological Association; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology; Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science; Environmental Engineering and Management Journal; Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural; Cahiers de Biologie Marine; Biology and Environment