Polytechnic Institute
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Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira

Coordinator Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303392
ORCID: 0000-0001-5336-1174
Scopus Author ID: 7202385393


  • Since 2014: Coordinator Professor without Habilitation, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1995 - 2013: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1991 - 1995: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal


  • Since 2013: President of Scientific Committee - Management of Forest Resources (Master degree)
  • 2013 - 2017: Subdirector - School of Agriculture, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal


  • 2006 - PhD. in Biological Sciences, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila-Real, Portugal
  • 1995 - MSc. in Animal Ecology, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
  • 1991 - First degree in Forest Engineering, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila-Real, Portugal


  • Ecology and conservation of aquatic systems
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
  • Bioecology and Management of freshwater fish and bivalve populations
  • Biomonitoring and environmental impact assessment
  • Impacts of human activities (eutrophication, river regulation and introduction of exotic species)


- Projetos de erradicação e controlo de espécies invasoras prioritárias
Funding body: Fundo Ambiental (Aviso nº 14198/2022)
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2023-01-01
End: 2023-12-31
ConBiOmics - Abordagem necessária para a Conservação de Bivalves de água doce
Funding body: FCT-SAICT
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030286
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2018-06-01
End: 2021-07-31
- Execução de medidas conservação e Gestão Margaritífera
Funding body:
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2019-02-14
End: 2021-06-30
- Livro Vermelho dos Peixes
Funding body: POSEUR
Reference: POSEUR-03-2215-FC-000094
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2018-05-01
End: 2021-04-30
FRESHCO - Multiple implications of invasive species on Freshwater Mussel coextinction processes
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-FOR/1627/2014
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2016-04-01
End: 2019-08-01
- Projeto de Recuperação das Matas Litorais
Funding body: Fundo Florestal Permanente
Principal Investigator:Maria do Sameiro Ferreira Patrício
Start: 2018-01-22
End: 2018-11-30
COMBI - Biodiversity and Conservation of Bivalves - ecogeographic, genetic and physiological information
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/117688/2010
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2012-03-01
End: 2015-02-28
SOS - Save Our Species: Threatened Fish and Bivalves of Norhtestern Portugal
Funding body: ON2
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2013-01-01
End: 2014-01-01
- Table olives from the northeast of Potugal: Contribution for their characterization and promotion
Funding body: International Olive Council
Principal Investigator:José Alberto Cardoso Pereira
Start: 2012-04-01
End: 2013-03-31
- Initial Ecological Characterization Survey- Moncorvo Iron ore Deposite Project
Funding body:
Principal Investigator:José Paulo Mendes Guerra Marques Cortez
Start: 2012-01-01
End: 2013-01-01
- Environmental monitoring of aquatic ecosystems of hydroelectric Foz Tua
Funding body:
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2011-01-01
End: 2012-12-31
GreenUrbe - Green Spaces Impacts on the Urban Environmental Quality
Funding body:
Principal Investigator:Manuel Joaquim Sabença Feliciano
Start: 2005-01-01
End: 2009-12-31

Total results: 82
Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Machado M.A.,Teixeira A.,C. Castro L.F.,Froufe E.
PacBio Hi-Fi genome assembly of the Iberian dolphin freshwater mussel Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793
Scientific Data, 10, , 2023

Lopes-Lima M.,Reis J.,Alvarez M.G.,Anastácio P.M.,Banha F.,Beja P.,Castro P.,Gama M.,Gil M.G.,Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Miranda F.,Nogueira J.G.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Froufe E.
The silent extinction of freshwater mussels in Portugal
Biological Conservation, 285, , 2023

da Silva J.P.,Sousa R.,Gonçalves D.V.,Miranda R.,Reis J.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.,Filipe A.F.
Streams in the Mediterranean Region are not for mussels: Predicting extinctions and range contractions under future climate change
Science of the Total Environment, 883, , 2023

Aldridge D.C.,Brian J.I.,Ćmiel A.,Lipińska A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Zając K.,Zając T.
Fishing for hosts: Larval spurting by the endangered thick-shelled river mussel, Unio crassus
Ecology, 104, , 2023

da Silva J.P.,Gonçalves D.V.,Garcia-Raventós A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Froufe E.,Teixeira A.,Hui F.K.C.,Filipe A.F.,Sousa R.
Joint species distribution models unveil co-occurrences between freshwater mussels and their fish hosts
Journal of Biogeography, 50, 730-742, 2023

Sousa R.,Zając T.,Halabowski D.,Aksenova O.V.,Bespalaya Y.V.,Carvalho F.,Castro P.,Douda K.,da Silva J.P.,Ferreira-Rodríguez N.,Geist J.,Gumpinger C.,Labecka A.M.,Lajtner J.,Lewin I.,Lopes-Lima M.,Meira A.,Nakamura K.,Nogueira J.G.,Ondina P.,Ożgo M.,Reis J.,Riccardi N.,Shumka S.,Son M.O.,Teixeira A.,Thielen F.,Urbańska M.,Varandas S.,Wengström N.,Zając K.,Zieritz A.,Aldridge D.C.
A roadmap for the conservation of freshwater mussels in Europe
Conservation Biology, 37, , 2023

Nogueira J.G.,Lopes-Lima M.,Beja P.,Filipe A.F.,Froufe E.,Gonçalves D.V.,da Silva J.P.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Hermoso V.
Identifying freshwater priority areas for cross-taxa interactions
Science of the Total Environment, 864, , 2023

Modesto V.,Ilarri M.,Castro P.,Carvalho F.,Cavalheri T.,Lopes-Lima M.,Teixeira A.,Ozório R.O.A.,Antunes C.,Sousa R.
Interspecific differences in the physiological condition of native freshwater mussels in response to the invasive Asian clam Corbicula fluminea
Hydrobiologia, , 2023

Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Machado A.M.,Castro L.F.C.,Prié V.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Froufe E.
The gill transcriptome of threatened European freshwater mussels
Scientific Data, 9, , 2022

Carvalho F.,Pascoal C.,Cássio F.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.
Combined per-capita and abundance effects of an invasive species on native invertebrate diversity and a key ecosystem process
Freshwater Biology, 67, 828-841, 2022

Saavedra M.J.,Fernandes C.,Teixeira A.,Álvarez X.,Varandas S.
Multiresistant bacteria: Invisible enemies of freshwater mussels
Environmental Pollution, 295, , 2022

Benaissa H.,Ghamizi M.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.,Rassam H.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.
Preliminary data on fish hosts and their conservation importance for the critically endangered Pseudunio marocanus (Pallary, 1918)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 32, 229-238, 2022

Riccardi N.,Bo T.,Bogan A.E.,Douda K.,Froufe E.,Gonçalves D.V.,Lajtner J.,Modesto V.,Moro G.A.,Prié V.,Sousa R.,Shumka S.,Teixeira A.,Urbańska M.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.
Microcondylaea bonellii, a Testimonial for Neglected Endangered Species
Imperiled: The Encyclopedia of Conservation: Volume 1-3, 1-3, 436-446, 2022

Zieritz A.,Froufe E.,Bolotov I.,Gonçalves D.V.,Aldridge D.C.,Bogan A.E.,Gan H.M.,Gomes-Dos-Santos A.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zanatta D.,Lopes-Lima M.
Mitogenomic phylogeny and fossil-calibrated mutation rates for all F- And M-type mtDNA genes of the largest freshwater mussel family, the Unionidae (Bivalvia)
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193, 1088-1107, 2021

Nogueira J.G.,Sousa R.,Benaissa H.,De Knijf G.,Ferreira S.,Ghamizi M.,Gonçalves D.V.,Lansdown R.,Numa C.,Prié V.,Riccardi N.,Seddon M.,Urbańska M.,Valentini A.,Vikhrev I.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.
Alarming decline of freshwater trigger species in western Mediterranean key biodiversity areas
Conservation Biology, 35, 1367-1379, 2021

Lopes-Lima M.,Gürlek M.E.,Kebapçı Ü.,Şereflişan H.,Yanık T.,Mirzajani A.,Neubert E.,Prié V.,Teixeira A.,Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Barros-García D.,Bolotov I.N.,Kondakov A.V.,Vikhrev I.V.,Tomilova A.A.,Özcan T.,Altun A.,Gonçalves D.V.,Bogan A.E.,Froufe E.
Diversity, biogeography, evolutionary relationships, and conservation of Eastern Mediterranean freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 163, , 2021

Modesto V.,Dias E.,Ilarri M.,Lopes-Lima M.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Castro P.,Antunes C.,Sousa R.
Trophic niche overlap between native freshwater mussels (Order: Unionida) and the invasive Corbicula fluminea
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 31, 2058-2071, 2021

Nogueira J.G.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.
Effects of an extreme drought on the endangered pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: a before/after assessment
Hydrobiologia, 848, 3003-3013, 2021

Sousa R.,Halabowski D.,Labecka A.M.,Douda K.,Aksenova O.,Bespalaya Y.,Bolotov I.,Geist J.,Jones H.A.,Konopleva E.,Klunzinger M.W.,Lasso C.A.,Lewin I.,Liu X.,Lopes-Lima M.,Mageroy J.,Mlambo M.,Nakamura K.,Nakano M.,Österling M.,Pfeiffer J.,Prié V.,Paschoal L.R.P.,Riccardi N.,Santos R.,Shumka S.,Smith A.K.,Son M.O.,Teixeira A.,Thielen F.,Torres S.,Varandas S.,Vikhrev I.V.,Wu X.,Zieritz A.,Nogueira J.G.
The role of anthropogenic habitats in freshwater mussel conservation
Global Change Biology, 27, 2298-2314, 2021

Gomes-Dos-Santos A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Machado A.M.,Marcos Ramos A.,Usié A.,Bolotov I.N.,Vikhrev I.V.,Breton S.,Castro L.F.C.,Da Fonseca R.R.,Geist J.,Österling M.E.,Prié V.,Teixeira A.,Gan H.M.,Simakov O.,Froufe E.
The Crown Pearl: a draft genome assembly of the European freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
DNA Research, 28, , 2021

Jesus J.,Cortes R.,Teixeira A.
Acoustic and light selective behavioral guidance systems for freshwater fish
Water (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

Gomes S.,Fernandes C.,Monteiro S.,Cabecinha E.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Saavedra M.J.
The role of aquatic ecosystems (River Tua, Portugal) as reservoirs of multidrug-resistant Aeromonas spp
Water (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

Nogueira J.G.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.,Sousa R.
Assessment of a terrestrial protected area for the conservation of freshwater biodiversity
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 31, 520-530, 2021

Sousa R.,Nogueira J.G.,Miranda F.,Teixeira A.
Time travelling through local ecological knowledge regarding an endangered species
Science of the Total Environment, 739, , 2020

Garcia-Raventós A.,Martins F.M.S.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.,Froufe E.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.,Beja P.,Filipe A.F.
Origin and history of Phoxinus (Cyprinidae) introductions in the Douro Basin (Iberian Peninsula): an update inferred from genetic data
Biological Invasions, 22, 2409-2419, 2020

Teiga-Teixeira J.,Froufe E.,Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Bogan A.E.,Karatayev A.Y.,Burlakova L.E.,Aldridge D.C.,Bolotov I.N.,Vikhrev I.V.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zanatta D.T.,Lopes-Lima M.
Complete mitochondrial genomes of the freshwater mussels Amblema plicata (Say, 1817), Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834), and Popenaias popeii (Lea, 1857) (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Ambleminae)
Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 5, 2977-2979, 2020

Riccardi N.,Froufe E.,Bogan A.E.,Zieritz A.,Teixeira A.,Vanetti I.,Varandas S.,Zaccara S.,Nagel K.O.,Lopes-Lima M.
Phylogeny of European Anodontini (Bivalvia: Unionidae) with a redescription of Anodonta exulcerata
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 189, 745-761, 2020

Sousa R.,Ferreira A.,Carvalho F.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Gallardo B.
Small hydropower plants as a threat to the endangered pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera
Science of the Total Environment, 719, , 2020

Dias A.R.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Sousa R.
From the lab to the river: Determination of ecological hosts of Anodonta anatina
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30, 988-999, 2020

Lopes-Lima M.,Hinzmann M.,Varandas S.,Froufe E.,Reis J.,Moreira C.,Araújo S.,Miranda F.,Gonçalves D.V.,Beja P.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.
Setting the stage for new ecological indicator species: A holistic case study on the Iberian dolphin freshwater mussel Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793
Ecological Indicators, 111, , 2020

Casanueva P.,Santamaría T.,Hernández M.A.,Sánchez-Sastre L.F.,Teixeira A.,Bennas N.,El Haissoufi M.,Ferreras-Romero M.,Campos F.
Biometric differences between several populations of Cordulegaster boltonii (Odonata: Cordulegastridae) in Ibero-Maghrebian area
European Journal of Entomology, 117, 260-264, 2020

Sousa R.,Bogan A.E.,Goncalves D.V.,Lajtner J.,Prié V.,Riccardi N.,Shumka S.,Teixeira A.,Urbanska M.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.
Microcondylaea bonellii as a new host for the European bitterling Rhodeus amarus
Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 2020-January, , 2020

Antão-Geraldes A.M.,Hungulo S.R.,Pereira E.,Teixeira A.,Rodrigues S.
Sensory quality and consumers’ acceptance towards wild and farmed brown-trout (Salmo trutta) and farmed rainbow-trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Brazilian Journal of Food Technology, 23, , 2020

Froufe E.,Bolotov I.,Aldridge D.C.,Bogan A.E.,Breton S.,Gan H.M.,Kovitvadhi U.,Kovitvadhi S.,Riccardi N.,Secci-Petretto G.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zanatta D.,Zieritz A.,Fonseca M.M.,Lopes-Lima M.
Mesozoic mitogenome rearrangements and freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionoidea) macroevolution
Heredity, 124, 182-196, 2020

Benaissa H.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Rassam H.,Ghamizi M.
Fish hosts of the freshwater mussel Unio foucauldianus Pallary, 1936
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29, 2176-2184, 2019

Sousa R.,Nogueira J.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.
Water mill canals as habitat for Margaritifera margaritifera: Stable refuge or an ecological trap?
Ecological Indicators, 106, , 2019

Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Benaissa H.,Varandas S.,Ghamizi M.,Lopes-Lima M.
Refuge in the sāqya: Irrigation canals as habitat for one of the world's 100 most threatened species
Biological Conservation, 238, , 2019

Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Froufe E.,Gonçalves D.V.,Sousa R.,Prié V.,Ghamizi M.,Benaissa H.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.
Freshwater conservation assessments in (semi-)arid regions: Testing river intermittence and buffer strategies using freshwater mussels (Bivalvia, Unionida) in Morocco
Biological Conservation, 236, 420-434, 2019

Martins F.M.S.,Galhardo M.,Filipe A.F.,Teixeira A.,Pinheiro P.,Paupério J.,Alves P.C.,Beja P.
Have the cake and eat it: Optimizing nondestructive DNA metabarcoding of macroinvertebrate samples for freshwater biomonitoring
Molecular Ecology Resources, 19, 863-876, 2019

Jesus J.,Amorim M.C.P.,Fonseca P.J.,Teixeira A.,Natário S.,Carrola J.,Varandas S.,Torres Pereira L.,Cortes R.M.V.
Acoustic barriers as an acoustic deterrent for native potamodromous migratory fish species
Journal of Fish Biology, 95, 247-255, 2019

Sousa R.,Nogueira J.G.,Ferreira A.,Carvalho F.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.
A tale of shells and claws: The signal crayfish as a threat to the pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera in Europe
Science of the Total Environment, 665, 329-337, 2019

Ferreira-Rodríguez N.,Akiyama Y.B.,Aksenova O.V.,Araujo R.,Christopher Barnhart M.,Bespalaya Y.V.,Bogan A.E.,Bolotov I.N.,Budha P.B.,Clavijo C.,Clearwater S.J.,Darrigran G.,Do V.T.,Douda K.,Froufe E.,Gumpinger C.,Henrikson L.,Humphrey C.L.,Johnson N.A.,Klishko O.,Klunzinger M.W.,Kovitvadhi S.,Kovitvadhi U.,Lajtner J.,Lopes-Lima M.,Moorkens E.A.,Nagayama S.,Nagel K.O.,Nakano M.,Negishi J.N.,Ondina P.,Oulasvirta P.,Prié V.,Riccardi N.,Rudzīte M.,Sheldon F.,Sousa R.,Strayer D.L.,Takeuchi M.,Taskinen J.,Teixeira A.,Tiemann J.S.,Urbańska M.,Varandas S.,Vinarski M.V.,Wicklow B.J.,Zając T.,Vaughn C.C.
Research priorities for freshwater mussel conservation assessment
Biological Conservation, 231, 77-87, 2019

Meira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Arenas F.,Sousa R.
Invasive crayfishes as a threat to freshwater bivalves: Interspecific differences and conservation implications
Science of the Total Environment, 649, 938-948, 2019

Gomes-dos-Santos A.,Froufe E.,Amaro R.,Ondina P.,Breton S.,Guerra D.,Aldridge D.C.,Bolotov I.N.,Vikhrev I.V.,Gan H.M.,Gonçalves D.V.,Bogan A.E.,Sousa R.,Stewart D.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zanatta D.,Lopes-Lima M.
The male and female complete mitochondrial genomes of the threatened freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bivalvia: Margaritiferidae)
Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 4, 1417-1420, 2019

Sousa R.,Ferreira A.,Carvalho F.,Lopes-Lima M.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.
Die-offs of the endangered pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera during an extreme drought
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28, 1244-1248, 2018

Lopes-Lima M.,Bolotov I.N.,Do V.T.,Aldridge D.C.,Fonseca M.M.,Gan H.M.,Gofarov M.Y.,Kondakov A.V.,Prié V.,Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Vikhrev I.V.,Teixeira A.,Wu R.W.,Wu X.,Zieritz A.,Froufe E.,Bogan A.E.
Expansion and systematics redefinition of the most threatened freshwater mussel family, the Margaritiferidae
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 127, 98-118, 2018

Hinzmann M.,Bessa L.,Teixeira A.,Da Costa P.,MacHado J.
Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity of Unionid Mussels from the North of Portugal
Journal of Shellfish Research, 37, 121-129, 2018

Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Santos A.,Benaissa H.,Varandas S.,Ghamizi M.,Prié V.,Froufe E.,Lopes-Lima M.
Oued Bouhlou: A new hope for the Moroccan pearl mussel
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28, 247-251, 2018

Antão-Geraldes A.,Hungulo S.,Pereira E.,Teixeira A.,Rodrigues S.
Body composition and sensory quality of wild and farmed brown-trout (Salmo trutta) and of farmed rainbow-trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Ciencia Rural, 48, , 2018

Froufe E.,Lopes-Lima M.,Riccardi N.,Zaccara S.,Vanetti I.,Lajtner J.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Prié V.,Zieritz A.,Sousa R.,Bogan A.E.
Lifting the curtain on the freshwater mussel diversity of the Italian Peninsula and Croatian Adriatic coast
Biodiversity and Conservation, 26, 3255-3274, 2017

Lopes-Lima M.,Fonseca M.M.,Aldridge D.C.,Bogan A.E.,Gan H.M.,Ghamizi M.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zanatta D.,Zieritz A.,Froufe E.
The first Margaritiferidae male (M-Type) mitogenome: Mitochondrial gene order as a potential character for determining higher-order phylogeny within Unionida (Bivalvia)
Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83, 249-252, 2017

Lopes-Lima M.,Sousa R.,Geist J.,Aldridge D.C.,Araujo R.,Bergengren J.,Bespalaya Y.,Bódis E.,Burlakova L.,Van Damme D.,Douda K.,Froufe E.,Georgiev D.,Gumpinger C.,Karatayev A.,Kebapçi Ü.,Killeen I.,Lajtner J.,Larsen B.M.,Lauceri R.,Legakis A.,Lois S.,Lundberg S.,Moorkens E.,Motte G.,Nagel K.O.,Ondina P.,Outeiro A.,Paunovic M.,Prié V.,von Proschwitz T.,Riccardi N.,Rudzīte M.,Rudzītis M.,Scheder C.,Seddon M.,Şereflişan H.,Simić V.,Sokolova S.,Stoeckl K.,Taskinen J.,Teixeira A.,Thielen F.,Trichkova T.,Varandas S.,Vicentini H.,Zajac K.,Zajac T.,Zogaris S.
Conservation status of freshwater mussels in Europe: state of the art and future challenges
Biological Reviews, 92, 572-607, 2017

Lopes-Lima M.,Froufe E.,Do V.T.,Ghamizi M.,Mock K.E.,Kebapçı Ü.,Klishko O.,Kovitvadhi S.,Kovitvadhi U.,Paulo O.S.,Pfeiffer J.M.,Raley M.,Riccardi N.,Şereflişan H.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Wu X.,Zanatta D.T.,Zieritz A.,Bogan A.E.
Phylogeny of the most species-rich freshwater bivalve family (Bivalvia: Unionida: Unionidae): Defining modern subfamilies and tribes
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 106, 174-191, 2017

Froufe E.,Gonçalves D.V.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Ghamizi M.,Zieritz A.,Lopes-Lima M.
Who lives where? Molecular and morphometric analyses clarify which Unio species (Unionida, Mollusca) inhabit the southwestern Palearctic
Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 16, 597-611, 2016

Froufe E.,Gan H.M.,Lee Y.P.,Carneiro J.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Zieritz A.,Sousa R.,Lopes-Lima M.
The male and female complete mitochondrial genome sequences of the Endangered freshwater mussel Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798) (Bivalvia: Unionidae)
Mitochondrial DNA, 27, 3571-3572, 2016

Froufe E.,Prié V.,Faria J.,Ghamizi M.,Gonçalves D.V.,Gürlek M.E.,Karaouzas I.,Kebapçi Ü.,Şereflişan H.,Sobral C.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Zogaris S.,Lopes-Lima M.
Phylogeny, phylogeography, and evolution in the Mediterranean region: News from a freshwater mussel (Potomida, Unionida)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 100, 322-332, 2016

Lopes-Lima M.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Riccardi N.,Aldridge D.C.,Froufe E.
Newly developed microsatellite markers for the pan-European duck mussel, Anodonta anatina: Revisiting the main mitochondrial lineages
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 26, 307-318, 2016

Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Ghamizi M.,Froufe E.,Lopes-Lima M.
Pearl mussels (Margaritifera marocana) in Morocco: Conservation status of the rarest bivalve in African fresh waters
Science of the Total Environment, 547, 405-412, 2016

Lopes-Lima M.,Hinzmann M.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Machado J.,Sousa R.,Froufe E.
The strange case of the tetragenous Anodonta anatina
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 325, 52-56, 2016

Froufe E.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.,Filipová L.,Petrusek A.,Edsman L.,Lopes-Lima M.
First results on the genetic diversity of the invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus (Dana, 1852) in Europe using novel microsatellite loci
Journal of Applied Genetics, 56, 375-380, 2015

Karaouzas I.,Zogaris S.,Lopes-Lima M.,Froufe E.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.
First record of the freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880 in Greece suggests distinct European invasion events
Limnology, 16, 171-177, 2015

Santos R.M.B.,Sanches Fernandes L.F.,Varandas S.G.P.,Pereira M.G.,Sousa R.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,Cortes R.M.V.,Pacheco F.A.L.
Impacts of climate change and land-use scenarios on Margaritifera margaritifera, an environmental indicator and endangered species
Science of the Total Environment, 511, 477-488, 2015

Sousa R.,Amorim Â.,Froufe E.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.
Conservation status of the freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera in Portugal
Limnologica, 50, 4-10, 2015

Anastácio P.M.,Banha F.,Capinha C.,Bernardo J.M.,Costa A.M.,Teixeira A.,Bruxelas S.
Indicators of movement and space use for two co-occurring invasive crayfish species
Ecological Indicators, 53, 171-181, 2015

Froufe E.,Sobral C.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Aldridge D.C.,Lopes-Lima M.
Genetic diversity of the pan-European freshwater mussel Anodonta anatina (Bivalvia: Unionoida) based on CO1: New phylogenetic insights and implications for conservation
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 24, 561-574, 2014

Lopes-Lima M.,Teixeira A.,Froufe E.,Lopes A.,Varandas S.,Sousa R.
Biology and conservation of freshwater bivalves: Past, present and future perspectives
Hydrobiologia, 735, 1-13, 2014

Sousa R.,Amorim A.,Sobral C.,Froufe E.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.
Ecological status of a margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) population at the southern edge of its distribution (River Paiva, Portugal)
Environmental Management, 52, 1230-1238, 2013

Froufe E.,Sobral C.,Teixeira A.,Lopes A.,Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.
Development and multiplexing of microsatellite loci for the near threatened freshwater mussel Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798) using 454 sequencing
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 23, 619-623, 2013

Hinzmann M.,Lopes-Lima M.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Sousa R.,Lopes A.,Froufe E.,Machado J.
Reproductive Cycle and Strategy of Anodonta anatina (L., 1758): Notes on Hermaphroditism
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 319, 378-390, 2013

Douda K.,Lopes-Lima M.,Hinzmann M.,Machado J.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Sousa R.
Biotic homogenization as a threat to native affiliate species: Fish introductions dilute freshwater mussel's host resources
Diversity and Distributions, 19, 933-942, 2013

Santos J.M.,Encina L.,Oliveira J.M.,Teixeira A.
Feeding ecology of the Ruivaco Achondrostoma oligolepis, a Portuguese endemic cyprinid fish
Limnetica, 32, 27-38, 2013

Varandas S.,Lopes-Lima M.,Teixeira A.,Hinzmann M.,Reis J.,Cortes R.,Machado J.,Sousa R.
Ecology of southern European pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera): First record of two new populations on the rivers Terva and Beça (Portugal)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 23, 374-389, 2013

Oliveira J.M.,Segurado P.,Santos J.M.,Teixeira A.,Ferreira M.T.,Cortes R.V.
Modelling Stream-Fish Functional Traits in Reference Conditions: Regional and Local Environmental Correlates
PLoS ONE, 7, , 2012

Sousa R.,Varandas S.,Cortes R.,Teixeira A.,Lopes-Lima M.,MacHado J.,Guilhermino L.
Massive die-offs of freshwater bivalves as resource pulses
Annales de Limnologie, 48, 105-112, 2012

Bernardo J.M.,Costa A.M.,Bruxelas S.,Teixeira A.
Dispersal and coexistence of two non-native crayfish species (Pacifastacus leniusculus and Procambarus clarkii) in NE Portugal over a 10-year period
Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, , 2011

Cortes R.,Varandas S.,Teixeira A.,Hughes S.,Magalhães M.,Barquín J.,Álvarez-Cabria M.,Fernández D.
Effects of landscape metrics and land-use variables on macroinvertebrate communities and habitat characteristics
Limnetica, 30, 347-362, 2011

Oliveira J.M.,Ferreira M.T.,Morgado P.,Hughes R.M.,Teixeira A.,Cortes R.M.,Bochechas J.H.
A preliminary fishery quality index for Portuguese streams
North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 29, 1466-1478, 2009

Teixeira A.,Cortes R.
Diet of stocked and wild trout, Salmo trutta: Is there competition for resources?
Folia Zoologica, 55, 61-73, 2006

Teixeira A.,Cortes R.M.V.,Oliveira D.
Habitat use by native and stocked trout (Salmo trutta L.) in two northeast streams, Portugal
BFPP - Bulletin Francais de la Peche et de la Protection des Milieux Aquatiques, 1-18, 2006

Cortes R.,Teixeira A.,Pereira C.
Is supplemental stocking of brown trout (Salmo trutta) worthwhile in low productive streams?
Folia Zoologica, 45, 371-381, 1996