Publications (2007- )

Lopes R. M.; Marcolin, C. R.; Brandini, F. P. 2016. Influence of oceanic fronts on mesozooplankton abundance and grazing during spring in the south-western Atlantic. Marine and Freshwater Research 67:626-635.

Costa, E. G.; Lopes, R. M.; Singer, J. M. 2016. Sample size for estimating the mean concentration of organisms in ballast water. Journal of Environmental Management 180: 433-438.

Martinelli Filho, J. E.; Lopes, R. M.; Rivera, I. N. G.; Colwell, R. R. 2016. Are natural reservoirs important for cholera surveillance? The case of an outbreak in a Brazilian estuary. Letters in Applied Microbiology 63(3):183-188.

Gómez, F.; Qiu, D.; Dodge, J. D.; Lopes, R. M.; Lin, S. 2016 Morphological and molecular characterization of Ptychodiscus noctiluca revealed the polyphyletic nature of the order Ptychodiscales (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology.

Gómez, F.; Qiu, D.; Otero‐Morales, E.; Lopes, R. M.; Lin, S. 2016. Circumtropical distribution of the epiphytic dinoflagellate Coolia malayensis (Dinophyceae): Morphology and molecular phylogeny from Puerto Rico and Brazil. Phycological Research 64(3):194-199.

Melo Júnior, M.; Marcolin, C.R.; Miyashita, L.K.; Lopes, R.M. 2016. Temporal changes in pelagic copepod assemblages off Ubatuba, Brazil. Marine Ecology 37(4):877-890.

Serafim-Júnior, M.; Lansac-Tôha, F.A.; Lopes, R.M.; Perbiche-Neves, G.. 2016. Continuity effects on rotifers and microcrustaceans caused by the construction of a downstream reservoir in a cascade series (Iguaçu River, Brazil). Brazilian Journal of Biology 76(2):279-291.

Gómez, F.; Simão, T.L.L.; Utz, L.R.P.; Lopes, R.M.. 2016. The nature of the diatom Leptocylindrus mediterraneus (Bacillariophyceae), host of the enigmatic symbiosis with the stramenopile Solenicola setigera. Phycologia 55(3):265-273.

Marcolin, C. R.; Lopes, R. M.; Jackson, G. A. 2015. Estimating zooplankton vertical distribution from combined LOPC and ZooScan observations on the Brazilian Coast. Marine Biology 162:2171-2186.

Matuszewski, D. J.; Cesar-Jr, R. M.; Strickler, J. R.; Baldasso, L. F.; Lopes, R. M. 2015. Visual rhythm for particle analysis in sample-in-flow systems: application for continuous plankton monitoring. Limnology and Oceanography, Methods 13:687-696.

Costa, E. G.; Lopes, R. M.; Singer, J. M. 2015. Implications of heterogeneous distributions of organisms on ballast water sampling. Marine Pollution Bulletin 91:280-287. 

Chimetto Tonon LA, Silva BSO, Moreira APB, Valle C, Alves N Jr, Cavalcanti G, Garcia G, Lopes RM, Francini-Filho RB, de Moura RL, Thompson CC, Thompson FL. 2015. Diversity and ecological structure of vibrios in benthic and pelagic habitats along a latitudinal gradient in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. PeerJ 3:e741. 

Gómez, F.; Lopes, R. M. 2015. New records of the distinctive benthic dinoflagellate genus Cabra (Dinophyceae). CICIMAR Oceanides 30: 63-70. 

Marcolin, C. R.; Gaeta, S.; Lopes, R. M. 2015. Seasonal and interannual variability of zooplankton vertical distribution and biomass size spectra off Ubatuba, Brazil. Journal of Plankton Research, 37: 808-819. 

Gómez, F.; Qiu, D.; Lopes, R. M.; Lin, S. 2015. Fukuyoa paulensis gen. et sp. nov., a New Genus for the Globular Species of the Dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus (Dinophyceae). Plos One, 10 p. e0119676. 

Culverhouse, P.; MacLeod, N.; Williams, R.; Benfield, M.; Lopes, R. M.; Picheral, M. 2014. An empirical assessment of the consistency of taxonomic identifications. Marine Biology Research 10(1). 

Moura, R. L.; Secchin, N. A.; Amado-Filho, G. M.; Francini-Filho, R. B.; Freitas, M. O.; Minte-Vera, C. V.; Teixeira, J. B.; Thompson, F. L.; Dutra, G. F.; Sumida, P. Y. G.; Guth, A. Z.; Lopes, R. M.; Bastos, A. C. 2013. Spatial patterns of benthic megahabitats and conservation planning in the Abrolhos Bank. Continental Shelf Research 70: 109-117.

Lopes, R. M.; Castro, B. M. 2013. Oceanography, ecology and management of Abrolhos Bank.  Continental Shelf Research 70: 1-2.

Marcolin, C. R.; Schultes, S.; Jackson, G. A.; Lopes, R. M. 2013. Plankton and seston size spectra estimated by the LOPC and ZooScan in the Abrolhos Bank ecosystem (SE Atlantic). Continental Shelf Research 70: 74-87.

Koettker, A. G.; Lopes, R. M. 2013. Meroplankton spatial structure and variability on Abrolhos Bank and adjacent areas, with emphasis on brachyuran larvae. Continental Shelf Research 70: 97-108.

Melo Junior, M.; Miyashita, L. K.; Silva, N. J.; Gaeta, S. A.; Lopes, R. M. 2013. Reproductive traits of Euterpina acutifrons in a coastal area of Southeastern Brazil. Marine Ecology 34(3): 363-372.

Silva, N. J.; Tang, K.; Lopes, R. M. 2013. Effects of microalgal exudates and intact cells on subtropical marine zooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research, 35: 855-865.

Rivera, I. N. G.; Souza, K. M. C.; Souza, C. P.; Lopes, R. M. 2013. Free-living and plankton-associated vibrios: assessment in ballast water, harbor areas, and coastal ecosystems in Brazil. Frontiers in Microbiology, 3 (443): 1-8.

Rocha, R. M.; Vieira, L. M.; Migotto, A. E.; Amaral, A. C. Z.; Ventura, C. R. R.; Serejo, C. S.; Pitombo, F. B.; Santos, K. C.; Simone, L. R. L.; Tavares, M.; Lopes, R. M.; Pinheiro, U.; Marques, A. C. 2013. The need of more rigorous assessments of marine species introductions: A counter example from the Brazilian coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 67 (1–2): 241-243.

Koettker, A.; Sumida, P. Y.; Lopes R. M.; Freire, A. S., 2012. Illustrated key for the identification of the known zoeal stages of brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda) from tropical and subtropical Brazil. Zootaxa, 3204:1-19.

Amaral, G. R. S.; Silva, B. S. O.; Santos, E. O.; Dias, G. M.; Lopes, R. M.; Edwards, R. A.; Thompson, C. C.; Thompson, F. L. 2012. Genome sequence of the bacterioplanktonic mixotrophic Vibrio campbellii PEL22A. Journal of Bacteriology, 194:2759-2760.

Miyashita, L. K.; Brandini, F. P.; Martinelli Filho, J. E.; Fernandes, L. F.; Lopes R. M., 2012. Comparison of zooplankton community structure between impacted and nonimpacted areas of Paranaguá Bay Estuarine Complex, south Brazil. Journal of Natural History, 46:1557-1571.

Miyashita, L. K.; Gaeta, S. A.; Lopes, R. M., 2011. Life cycle and reproductive traits of marine podonids (Cladocera, Onychopoda) in a coastal subtropical area. Journal of Plankton Research, 33:779-792.

Miyashita, L. K.; Lopes, R. M., 2011. Larvacean (Chordata, Tunicata) abundance and inferred secondary production off southeastern Brazil. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science92 (3): 367–375.

Martinelli Filho, J. E.; Lopes, R. M.; Rivera, I. N. G.; Colwell, R. R., 2011. Vibrio cholerae O1 detection in estuarine and coastal zooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research, 33:51-62.

Miyashita, L. K.; Pompeu, M.; Gaeta, S. A.; Lopes, R. M., 2010. Seasonal contrasts in abundance and reproductive parameters of Penilia avirostris (Cladocera, Ctenopoda) in a coastal subtropical area. Marine Biology,157: 2511-2519.

Sieracki, M. E.; Benfield, M.; Hanson, A.; Davis, C.; Pilskaln, C.H.; Checkley, D.; Sosik, H.M.; Ashjian, C.; Culverhouse, P.; Cowen, R.; Lopes, R. M.; Balch, W.; Irigoien, X., 2010. Optical plankton imaging and analysis systems for ocean observation. In: OceanObs 09, 2010, Venice. Proceedings of OceanObs 09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society, ESA Publication WPP-306. Paris : European Space Agency, v. 2.

Lopes, R. M. (Org.), 2009. National Assessment of Exotic Species in the Marine Environment. Brazilian Ministry of the Environment.

Karlson, B.; Lopes, R. M. et al., 2009. Observational approaches to community structure, from microbes to zooplankton. In: SCOR Workshop on Ocean Biology Observatories, 2009, Venice. Group Reports.

Miyashita, L. K.; Melo Junior, M.; Lopes, R. M., 2009. Estuarine and oceanic influences on copepod abundance and production of a subtropical coastal area. Journal of Plankton Research, 31: 815-826.

Schultes, S. & Lopes, R. M., 2009. Laser Optical Plankton Counter and Zooscan intercomparison in tropical and subtropical marine ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 7:771-784.

Martinelli Filho, J. E.; Melo Junior, M.; Cunha, D. R.; Lopes, R. M. 2009. Rare sexual anomalies in Temora stylifera (Dana, 1849) (Copepoda: Calanoida). Brazilian Journal of Biology 69 (2): 361-362.

McManus, G. M.; Costas, B.; Dam, H. G.; Lopes, R. M.; Gaeta, S. A.; Susini, S. M.; Rosetta, C., 2007. Microzooplankton grazing of phytoplankton in a tropical upwelling system. Hydrobiologia, 575: 69-81.

Atienza, D.; Calbet, A.; Saiz, E.; Lopes, R. M., 2007. Ecological success of the cladoceran Penilia avirostris. Marine Biology, 151: 1385-1396.

Lopes, R. M.; Dam, H. G.; Aquino, N.; Monteiro-Ribas, W.; Rull, L., 2007. Massive egg production by a salp symbiont, the poecilostomatoid copepod Sapphirina angusta Dana, 1849. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 348:145-153.

Lopes, R. M., 2007. Marine zooplankton studies in Brazil - A brief evaluation and perspectives. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 79:369-379.