Doctoral Programme on Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation
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Margarida Castro

Personal details

Institute:University of Algarve
Phone:+351 - 289 800 970

Summary of CV:

Research career in Fisheries Sciences since 1978:
1978-1983 National Institute for Fisheries research (PT), integrated in the Stock Assessment Department working on the Norway lobster stock;
1983-1990 University of Rhode Island, as research

Experience Higher education:

From 1983-1990 – URI - Responsibility of preparing and teaching several courses at the graduate and postgraduate level for international students (Oman, Djibouti, Mexico) attending special programs (Statistics, Stock Assessment).
From 1990 on

Participation in Projects:

Long-term effects of continued trawling on deep-water muddy grounds - IMPACT - Coordinator

Norway lobster stocks in Portugal. Basis for assessment using information on larval production and ecology -&


  • Galhardo C, Serafim P, Castro M (2006) Aspects of the biology and fishery of the European spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) from the Southwest coast of Portugal. Journal of Crustacean Biology 26: 601-609
  • Freitas R, Medina A, Corr

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