Contacts Centre for Environmental Biology


PhD student

CBA research group(s):

Animal Diversity and Conservation

Personal webpage

Team webpage

Bruno Martins Carreira

Main Research Interests

My main research interests are the effects of climate change and of invasive species in the communities and food webs of Mediterranean temporary ponds.


Academic Qualifications

- 2010 M.Sc. in Conservation Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon)
- 2008 B.Sc. in Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon)

Recent Publications

Carreira B.M., Dias M.P. & Rebelo R. 2014. How consumption and fragmentation of macrophytes by the invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii shape the macrophyte communities of temporary ponds. Hydrobiologia 721(1):89-98.


Ongoing projects

  • 2012/2015 PhD thesis “Effects of early spring heat waves on an ectotherm-dominated ecosystem – the temporary pond”