• Regina Cunha, Jorge Assis, Celine Madeira, Rui Seabra, Fernando P. Lima, Evandro Lopes, Suzanne Williams and Rita Castilho (2017). Drivers of archipelagic endemism in keyhole limpets. Scientific Reports, 7:41817. doi:10.1038/srep41817 PDF


  • Ana Tavares, Maria P. Cabezas, Raquel Xavier, Madalena Branco, Fernando P. Lima, Rui Seabra, Pedro Ribeiro, Evandro Lopes, António M. Santos. Phylogeography and phylogeny of the genus Acanthonyx (Decapoda, Epialtidae) in the north-east Atlantic and Mediterranean (2017). Zoologica Scripta, 00:00-00. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12232 PDF
  • Celia Olabarria, Ignacio Gestoso, Fernando P. Lima, Elsa Vázquez, Luc Comeau, Filipa Gomes, Rui Seabra and José M.F. Babarro (2016). Response of two mytilids to a heat wave: the complex interplay of physiology, behaviour and ecological interactions. PLoS ONE, 11: e0164330. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164330 PDF
  • Justin H Baumann, Joseph E Townsend, Travis A Courtney, Hannah E Aichelman, Sarah W Davies, Fernando P. Lima and Karl D Castillo (2016). Temperature Regimes Impact Coral Assemblages along Environmental Gradients on Lagoonal Reefs in Belize. PLoS ONE, 11: e0162098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162098 PDF
  • Rui Seabra, David S. Wethey, António M. Santos, Filipa Gomes and Fernando P. Lima (2016). Equatorial range limits of an intertidal ectotherm are more linked to water than air temperature. Global Change Biology, 22:3320-3331. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13321 PDF
  • Coraline Chapperon, Nils Volkenborn, Jacques Clavier, Sarah Séité, Rui Seabra and Fernando P. Lima (2016). Exposure to solar radiation drives organismal vulnerability to climate: evidence from an intertidal limpet. Journal of Thermal Biology, 57:92-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2016.03.002 PDF
  • Benny K. K. Chan, Fernando P. Lima, Gray A. Williams, Rui Seabra and Hui-Yu Wang (2016). A simplified biomimetic temperature logger for recording intertidal barnacle body temperatures. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 14:448-455. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10103 PDF
  • Fernando P. Lima, Filipa Gomes, Rui Seabra, David S. Wethey, Inês Seabra, Teresa Cruz, António M. Santos and Thomas J. Hilbish (2016). Loss of thermal refugia near equatorial range limits. Global Change Biology, 22:254-263. doi: 0.1111/gcb.13115 PDF
  • Nuno Queiroz, Nicolas E. Humphries, Gonzalo Mucientes, Neil Hammerschlag, Fernando P. Lima, Kylie Scales, Peter Miller, Lara L. Sousa, Rui Seabra and David W. Sims (2016). Ocean-wide tracking of pelagic shark interactions with longline fishing vessels reveals persistent exploitation hotspots. PNAS, 113:1582-1587. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510090113 PDF


  • Rui Seabra, David S. Wethey, António M. Santos and Fernando P. Lima (2015) Understanding complex biogeographic responses to climate change. Scientific Reports, 5:12930. doi: 10.1038/srep12930 PDF
  • Miguel Gandra, Rui Seabra and Fernando P. Lima (2015) A low-cost, versatile data logging system for ecological applications. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 13:115-126. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10012 PDF


  • Regina Cunha, Fernando P. Lima, Manuel Tenorio, Ana Ramos, Rita Castilho and Suzanne Williams (2014). Evolution at a Different Pace: Distinctive Phylogenetic Patterns of Cone Snails from Two Ancient Oceanic Archipelagos. Systematic Biology, 63:971-87. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu059 PDF
  • Gonçalo Silva, Fernando P. Lima, Paulo Martel and Rita Castilho (2014). Thermal adaptation and clinal mtDNA variation of European anchovy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1093 PDF
  • Brian Helmuth, Bayden Russell, Sean Connell, Yunwei Dong, Christopher D.G. Harley, Fernando P. Lima, Gianluca Sarà, Gray Williams and Nova Mieszkowska (2014). Beyond long-term averages: Making biological sense of a rapidly changing world. Climate Change Responses, 1:10-20. doi: 10.1186/s40665-014-0005-1 PDF


  • Nicholas P. Burnett, Rui Seabra, Maurizio de Pirro, David S. Wethey, Sarah Woodin, Brian Helmuth, Mackenzie L. Zippay, Gianluca Sarà, Cristián Monaco and Fernando P. Lima (2013). An improved noninvasive method for measuring heartbeat of intertidal animals. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 11:91-100. doi:10.4319/lom.2013.11.91 PDF


  • Lara L. Sousa, Rui Seabra, David S. Wethey, Raquel Xavier, Nuno Queiroz, Saliha Zenboudji, and Fernando P. Lima (2012). Fate of a climate-driven colonization: demography of newly established populations of the limpet Patella rustica Linnaeus, 1758, in northern Portugal. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 438:68-75. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2012.09.005 PDF
  • Karl D. Castillo, Justin B. Ries, Jack M. Weiss and Fernando P. Lima (2012). Decline of forereef corals in response to recent warming linked to history of thermal exposure. Nature Climate Change, 2:756-760. doi:10.1038/nclimate1577. PDF
  • Fernando P. Lima and David S. Wethey (2012). Three decades of high-resolution coastal sea surface temperatures reveal more than warming. Nature Communications, 3:704. doi:10.1038/ncomms1713. PDF
  • Thomas J. Hilbish, Fernando P. Lima, Pamela M. Brannock, Elisabeth Fly, Rhiannon L. Rognstad and David S. Wethey (2012). Change and stasis in marine hybrid zones in response to climate warming. Journal of Biogeography, 39:676-687. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02633.x. PDF


  • Raquel Xavier, Saliha Zenboudji, Fernando P. Lima, James Harris, António M. Santos and Madalena Branco (2011). Phylogeography of the marine isopod Stenosoma nadejda(Rezig, 1989) ) in North African Atlantic and western Mediterranean coasts reveals complex differentiation patterns and a new species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society,104:419-431. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01718.x. PDF
  • Fernando P. Lima, Nicholas P. Burnett, Brian Helmuth, Kyle Aveni-Deforge, Nicole Kish and David S. Wethey (2011). Monitoring the intertidal environment with bio-mimetic devices. George, Anne (Ed.), Biomimetic Based Applications. InTech. ISBN:978-953-307-195-4. PDF
  • Rui Seabra, David S. Wethey, António M. Santos and Fernando P. Lima (2011). Side matters: microhabitat influence on intertidal heat stress over a large geographical scale. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 400:200-208. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2011.02.010. PDF
  • David S. Wethey, Sarah A. Woodin, Thomas J. Hilbish, Sierra J. Jones, Fernando P. Lima and Pamela M. Brannock (2011). Response of Intertidal Populations to Climate: Effects of Extreme Events versus Long Term Change. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 400:132-144. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2011.02.008. PDF


  • Fernando P. Lima (2010). Biogeography of Intertidal Species Along the Portuguese Rocky Coast. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN:978-3-8433-7903-8.
  • Sierra J. Jones, Fernando P. Lima and David S. Wethey (2010). Rising environmental temperatures and biogeography: poleward range contraction of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis L. in the western Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography, 37:2243-2259. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02386.x. PDF
  • Raquel Xavier, Fernando P. Lima and António M. Santos (2010). Forecasting the poleward range expansion of an intertidal species driven by climate alterations. Scientia Marina, 74:669-676. doi:10.3989/scimar.2010.74n4669. PDF
  • Karl D. Castillo and Fernando P. Lima (2010). Comparison of in situ and satellite-derived (MODIS-Aqua/Terra) methods for assessing temperatures on coral reefs. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 8:107-117. doi:10.4319/lom.2010.8.0107. PDF
  • Sarah K. Berke, Andrew R. Mahon, Fernando P. Lima, Kenneth M. Halanych, David S. Wethey and Sarah A. Woodin (2010). Range shifts and species diversity in marine ecosystem engineers: patterns and predictions for European sedimentary habitats. Global Ecology and Biogeography,19: 223-232. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2009.00509.x. PDF


  • Fernando P. Lima and David S. Wethey (2009). Robolimpets: measuring intertidal body temperatures using biomimetic loggers. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 7:347-353. doi:10.4319/lom.2009.7.347. PDF
  • Raquel Xavier, António M. Santos, Fernando P. Lima and Madalena Branco (2009). Invasion or invisibility: using genetic and distributional data to investigate the alien or indigenous status of the Atlantic populations of the peracarid isopod, Stenosoma nadejda (Rezig, 1989). Molecular Ecology, 18:3283–3290. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04260.x. PDF
  • David W. Sims, Nuno Queiroz, Nicolas E. Humphries, Fernando P. Lima and Graeme C. Hays (2009). Long-term GPS tracking of ocean sunfish Mola mola offers a new direction in fish monitoring. PLoS ONE, 4:e7351. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007351. PDF


  • Fernando P. Lima, Nuno Queiroz, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Raquel Xavier, Stephen J. Hawkins and António M. Santos (2008). First record of Halidrys siliquosa (Linnaeus) Lyngbye in the Portuguese coast: counter-intuitive range expansion? Marine Biodiversity Records, 2. doi:10.1017/S1755267208000018. PDF


  • Fernando P. Lima, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Nuno Queiroz, Stephen J. Hawkins and António M. Santos (2007). Do distributional shifts of northern and southern species of algae match the warming pattern? Global Change Biology, 13:2592–2604. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01451.x. PDF
  • Fernando P. Lima, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Nuno Queiroz, Raquel Xavier, Pedro Tarroso, Stephen J. Hawkins and António M. Santos (2007). Modelling past and present geographical distribution of the marine gastropod Patella rustica as a tool for exploring responses to environmental change. Global Change Biology, 13:2065–2077. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01424.x. PDF


  • Fernando P. Lima, Nuno Queiroz, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Stephen J.Hawkins and António M. Santos (2006). Recent changes in the distribution of a marine gastropod, Patella rustica Linnaeus, 1758, and their relationship to unusual climatic events. Journal of Biogeography, 33:812–822. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2006.01457.x. PDF
  • Sílvia G. Pereira, Fernando P. Lima, Nuno Queiroz, Pedro A. Ribeiro and António M. Santos (2006). Biogeographic patterns of intertidal macroinvertebrates and their association with macroalgae distribution along the Portuguese coast. Hydrobiologia, 555:185–192. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-1115-3. PDF
  • Nuno Queiroz, Fernando P. Lima, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Sílvia G. Pereira and António M. Santos (2006). Using asymmetrical designs for environmental impact assessment of unplanned disturbances. Hydrobiologia, 555:223–227. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-1118-0. PDF


  • Nuno Queiroz, Fernando P. Lima, Anabela Maia, Pedro A. Ribeiro, João P. Correia and António M. Santos (2005). Movement of blue shark, Prionace glauca, in the north-east Atlantic based on mark–recapture data. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 85:1107-1112. doi:10.1017/S0025315405012154. PDF