CIIMAR-Madeira
GPlus  Twitter  PT EN

Margarida Hermida

Margarida Hermida


Research Interests

- Fish pathology and parasitology

- Parasites as biological tags for fish stock identification

- Biogeography of marine parasites

- Fish biology, reproduction and life history

- Ecology, feeding and trophic interactions of marine fishes

- Impact of fisheries on fish populations

- Fish consumption and food safety


Education

2012 - PhD in Biology. University of Porto (Faculty of Sciences). Parasites of the Blackspot Seabream, Pagellus bogaraveo, as Biological Tags for Stock Identification.

2006 - MSc in Marine Science. University of Porto (Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar). Estudo de parasitas metazoários de uma população de enguia europeia (Anguilla anguilla) em meio salobro.

2003 - BSc in Biology. University of Porto (Faculty of Sciences)



Publications SCI

15. Hermida M., Delgado J. (2016). High trophic level and low diversity: Would Madeira benefit from fishing down? Marine Policy, 73: 130-137. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.013

14. Hermida, M.(2016). Life on Earth is an individualTheory in Biosciences, 135: 37-44.

13. Hermida M., Pereira A., Correia A.T., Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2016). Metazoan parasites of blue jack mackerel Trachurus picturatus (Perciformes: Carangidae) from Portuguese mainland waters. Journal of Helminthology, 90(4): 410-416.

12. Hermida M., Carvalho B. Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2014). Parasites of mutton snapper Lutjanus analis (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) in Alagoas, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 23(2): 241-243.

11. Hermida M., Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2014). Gastrointestinal helminth communities of the blackspot seabream Pagellus bogaraveo (Teleostei: Sparidae) from Portuguese north-east Atlantic waters. Journal of Helminthology, 88(2): 129-138.

10. Hermida M., Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2013). Parasites as biological tags for stock identification of blackspot seabream, Pagellus bogaraveo, in Portuguese north-east Atlantic waters. Scientia Marina, 77(4): 607-615.

9. Hermida M., Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2013). Ectoparasites of the blackspot seabream Pagellus bogaraveo (Teleostei: Sparidae) from Portuguese waters of the north-east Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93: 503-510.

8. Francisco C.J., Hermida M., Santos M.J. (2012). Prosorhynchus crucibulum (Digenea: Bucephalidae) miracidium morphology and its passive transmission pattern. Parasite, 19(3): 277-280.

7. Hermida M., Cruz C., Saraiva A. (2012). Distribution of Hatschekia pagellibogneravei (Copepoda: Hatschekiidae) on the gills of Pagellus bogaraveo (Teleostei: Sparidae) from Madeira, Portugal. Folia Parasitologica, 59: 148-152.

6. Hermida M., Mota R., Pacheco C.C., Santos C.L., Cruz C., Saraiva A., Tamagnini P. (2012). Infection levels and diversity of anisakid nematodes in blackspot seabream, Pagellus bogaraveo, from Portuguese waters. Parasitology Research, 110(5): 1919-1928.

5. Francisco C.J., Hermida M., Santos M.J. (2010). Parasites and symbionts from Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lamarck, 1819) (Bivalves: Mytilidae) of the Aveiro Estuary Portugal. Journal of Parasitology, 96(1): 200-205.

4. Cruz C., Saraiva A., Santos M.J., Eiras J.C., Ventura C., Soares J.P., Hermida M. (2009). Parasitic infection levels by Anisakis spp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in the black scabbardfish Aphanopus carbo (Osteichthyes: Trichiuridae) from Portuguese waters. Scientia Marina, 73(S2): 115-120.

3. Santos M.J., Saraiva A., Cruz C., Eiras J.C., Hermida M., Ventura C., Soares J.P. (2009). Use of parasites as biological tags in stock identification of the black scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo Lowe, 1839 (Osteichthyes: Trichiuridae) from Portuguese waters. Scientia Marina, 73(S2): 55-62.

2. Saraiva A. , Hermida M. , Costa M.J. , Maia C., Reis A.R., Cruz C. , Valente A. (2008). First record of Philometra ovata (Nematoda) infection in Gobio lozanoi in Portugal. Journal of Fish Biology, 73(9): 2288-2292.

1. Hermida M., Saraiva A., Cruz C. (2008). Metazoan parasite community of a European eel (Anguilla anguilla) population from an estuary in Portugal. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists, 28(1): 35-40.