Nuno Castro

Nuno Castro

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Nuno Castro is a Ph.D. student in Marine Sciences at the University of Lisbon, Portugal, funded by FCT. He is also a researcher at MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Portugal. Nuno current research interests include marine biological invasions in islands, particularly in Madeira island and in Macaronesia. In this Ph.D. Nuno is also interested in various themes related to biological invasions, particularly introduction pathways/vectors, dispersal, and climate change interactions.

Nuno completed an MSc degree in Marine Sciences at the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon University, Portugal, in 2009. From that point forward, he was awarded several research grants related to fish ecology, fish communities, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), and more recently, invasive ecology. Nuno has participated in various national and international research projects, which resulted in several scientific research papers, communications (oral and poster presentations), and technical reports.

Main Research Interests

Invasion Ecology; Biogeography; Non-Indigenous Species;  MPAs; climate change; stress ecology; experimental ecology; Scientific-diving.

MARE Research Groups

Coastal Systems and Ocean

MARE Thematic Line(s)

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Environmental Risk