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Alfredo López Fernandez. É Investigador Contratado no(a) Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar. Atua na(s) área(s) de Ciências Naturais com ênfase em Ciências Biológicas com ênfase em Biologia Marinha.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Alfredo López Fernandez

Citation names

  • Fernandez, Alfredo
  • López, A.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
871F-F5BD-74B6

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Marine Biology
Education
Degree Classification
1988
Concluded
1982-1989 (Licence)
Major in Biologia Marinha
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
"Estatus dos pequenos cetáceos de Galicia" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Affiliation

Science

2019/02/01 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2020 VIRADA
DOC2015442
Supervisor
CEMMA, Spain
Fundacion Biodiversidad
2018 - 2019 TURGASUR
PRCV00681
Supervisor
CEMMA, Spain
Fundacion Biodiversidad
2016 - 2018 Medios e formação da Rede de Arrojamentos da Galiza
GALP7-001
Supervisor
Grpo Acçao Costeira 7-Ría de Vigo-A Guarda
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. López, A.. "Guía de boas prácticas". In Guía de boas prácticas para o sector pesqueiro ante o rexistro dunha captura accidental de cetáceos a bordo, 1-64. CEMMA, 2020.
    Published
  2. López, A.; Bañón Díaz et all.. "Mammalia". In Inventario de la biodiversidad marina de Galicia: Proyecto LEMGAL, edited by Consellería do Mar Dirección Xeral de Desenvolvemento Pesqueiro, 567-569. Santiago, Spain: Xunta de Galicia, 2017.
    Published
  3. López, A.; Díaz Bañón et all.. "Reptilia". In .). Inventario de la biodiversidad marina de Galicia: Proyecto LEMGAL., 557-559. Santiago: Xunta de Galicia, 2017.
    Published
  4. López, A.. "La biodiversidad del camino ingles". In El libro del Camino inglés, 142-143. A Coruña, Spain: Area de Desenvolvemento Económico, Turismo e Medio Ambiente de la Diputación de A Coruña. Diputación de A Coruña., 2014.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. López, A.; Valeiras, J et all.. "shark Cetorhinus maximus, (Lamniformes: Cetorhinidae), from northern and western Iberian Peninsula waters (NE Atlantic).". Paper presented in XX Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies (SIEBM XX), 2019.
  2. López, A.. "Parasites of marine mammals stranded on the Galician coast (North-western Spain).". Paper presented in The 8th Conference of the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology (SBSP) and the Annual Meeting of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC)., 2019.
  3. López, A.; Violi, B. et all.. "Population dynamics and structure of sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) in Mediterranean Sea.". Paper presented in World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, 2019.
  4. López, A.; Gauffier et all.. "Further insight into fin whale subpopulation structure in the eastern North Atlantic". Paper presented in World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, 2019.
  5. López, A.; Carvalho, I. et all.. "Survival or extinction of a resident population? The bottlenose dolphins from Sado estuary (Portugal).". Paper presented in World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, 2019.
  6. López, A.; Pons-Bordas, C. et all.. "Prevalence of ulcers provoked by Anisakis spp. in cetaceans from the Northwest Atlantic: a signal of a long-term increase in anisakis populations?.". Paper presented in World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, 2019.
  7. López, A.; Kilroy et all.. "Comparative cranial capacity: a morphometric analysis of dolphins, dogs, pigs and horses". Paper presented in International Federation of Associations of Anatomists. 19th Congress Abstracts9th– 11th August 2019, London, UK, 2019.
  8. López, A.; Covelo, P. et all.. "Marsopa en Galicia. ¿qué ha cambiado en 20 años?". Paper presented in XI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Cetáceos (SEC),, Bilbao, 2018.
  9. López, A.; Borrajo, I. et all.. "Grampus vs. Octopus. Asfixia por desacoplamiento de laringe". Paper presented in XI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Cetáceos (SEC), Bilbao, 2018.
  10. López, A.. "Propuesta de conservación para la marsopa Ibérica: área transfronteriza galaico-portuguesa". Paper presented in XI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Cetáceos (SEC), Bilbao, 2018.
  11. López, A.. "Causas de varamiento y mortalidad de las tortugas marinas en Galicia". Paper presented in XIX Congreso Español de Herpetología - XV Congreso Luso-Español de Herpetología, 2018.
  12. López, A.; Martínez, J.A.. "Situação do boto nas augas espanholas, proposta de conservação". Paper presented in III Workshop Internacional de LIFE+ MarPro “Management Plans for Marine Protected Areas”. Costa Nova, Aveiro, 2017.
  13. López, A.. "Tortugas marinas en las aguas de Galicia". Paper presented in X Congreso de la sociedad Española de Cetáceos. Valencia, 2017.
  14. López, A.; Read, F. et all.. "Estimating mortality rates of harbour porpoises in Spain, Portugal and Scotland". Paper presented in SMM 2017 – Biology of Marine Mammals, 2017.
  15. López, A.. "The impacts of residency on the genetic patterns of bottlenose dolphins – the Sado population (Portugal) as a case study". Paper presented in Biology of Marine Mammals, 2017.
  16. López, A.. "Tortugas marinas en las aguas de Galicia". Paper presented in X Congreso de la sociedad Española de Cetáceos, 2017.
  17. López, A.; Monteiro, S. el all.. "Sympatric Globicephala species: feeding ecology and contamination status based on stable isotopes and trace elements.". Paper presented in IX Congreso Anual Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2016.
  18. López, A.; Martínez, J.A. et all.. "Proyecto PHOCOEVAL: muestreos marítimo y aéreo para la monitorización de la marsopa común (Phocoena phocoena) en las aguas de Galicia.". Paper presented in IX Congreso Anual Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2016.
  19. López, A.; Covelo, P. et all.. "Focas del norte y noroeste peninsular.". Paper presented in IX Congreso Anual Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2016.
  20. López, A.; Covelo, P. et all.. "Zifios del norte y noroeste peninsular.". Paper presented in IX Congreso Anual Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2016.
  21. López, A.; Pierce, G., et all.. "Ecological insights from long-term trends in cetacean stomach contents.". Paper presented in European Cetacean Society 2016 – Into the Deep: Research and Conservation on Oceanic Marine Mammals. 14-16 March 2016 Madeira, Portugal., 2016.
  22. López, A.; Monteiro, S. et all.. "Ecological variables affecting trace element concentrations in Bottlenose dolphins and Harbour porpoises in Mainland Portugal.". Paper presented in European Cetacean Society 2016– Into the Deep: Research and Conservation on Oceanic Marine Mammals. 14-16 March 2016 Madeira, Portugal., 2016.
  23. López, A.; Carvalho, I., et all.. "A genetic perspective of one of the smallest conservation units of bottlenose dolphin in Europe – the Sado population (Portugal).". Paper presented in European Cetacean Society 2016– Into the Deep: Research and Conservation on Oceanic Marine Mammals. 14-16 March 2016 Madeira, Portugal., 2016.
  24. López, A.; Rey-Iglesia, et all.. "Historia genética de la caza de ballenas (S. XIII-XVIII) en el Atlántico noreste". Paper presented in XII Congreso de la Sociedad Española para la Conservación y Estudio de los Mamíferos-SECEM, Burgos, 2015.
  25. López, A.. "Identificación poblacional del delfín mular, Tursiops truncatus, en el Noroeste y Norte Peninsular". Paper presented in XII Congreso de la Sociedad Española para la Conservación y Estudio de los Mamíferos-SECEM, Burgos, 2015.
  26. López, A.. "Indicios externos de capturas accidentales en cetáceos varados". Paper presented in Workshop sobre capturas accidentales. VIII Congreso Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. 2-4 octubre, Vigo, 2015.
  27. López, A.; Saavedra, C. et all.. "Evaluación del estado ambiental de la población de delfín común en el norte y noroeste de la Península Ibérica". Paper presented in VIII Congreso Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. 2-4 octubre, Vigo., 2015.
  28. López, A.. "Objetos extraños sobre los cuerpos y en el sistema digestivo de mamíferos marinos en Galicia". Paper presented in VIII Congreso Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. 2-4 octubre, Vigo., 2015.
  29. Martínez-Cedeira, J. A.; et all.. "Galicia no lombo da balea: una aproximación biológica al estudio de la caza de la ballena en Galicia.". Paper presented in VIII Congreso Sociedad Española de Cetáceos. 2-4 octubre, Vigo., 2015.
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  30. López, A.; Bento, C., et all.. "Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of cetacean morbillivirus infection in eastern Atlantic-based cetacean populations". Paper presented in Xth International Congress of the Veterinary Virology. September 2015, Montpellier, France, 2015.
  31. López, A.; Monteiro, S. et all.. "Application of stable isotopes to assess the feeding ecology of long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean". Paper presented in 29th Annual Conference European Cetacean Society Marine Mammal Conservation: from Local to Global. . Malta, 2015.
  32. López, A.; Read, F. et all.. "Fisheries interactions of delphinus delphis in the north-east atlantic with an emphasis on Galicia". Paper presented in North-west Spain. 29th Annual Conference European Cetacean Society Marine Mammal Conservation: from Local to Global . Malta, 2015.
Edited book
  1. López, A.. GOL Aventuras no mar. A Coruña, Spain: Demo Editorial. 2018.
    Published
  2. López, A.. As palabras do mar. CEMMA. 2018.
    Published
  3. López, A.. Cetáceos Guia de identificación. CEMMA. 2018.
    Published
  4. López, A.. Os peixes e outra fauna mariña. Galiza, Spain: A Mesa pola Normalización Linguística. 2016.
    Published
  5. López, A.; Gómez Guinovart, Xavier. Vocabulaire panlatin du développement durable / Vocabulario panlatino de desenvolvemento sustentable. Montreal, Canada: Office québécois de la langue francaise. 2015.
    Published
  6. Gómez Guinovart, X. et all.. Lexique panlatin sur les biocarburants. Ottawa: Services gouvernementaux Canada. 2014.
    Published
  7. López, A.. Cabana de Balieiros. A Coruña, Spain: Demo Editorial. 2011.
Journal article
  1. García de los Ríos y Loshuertos, Alvaro; Soler Laguía, Marta; Arencibia Espinosa, Alberto; López Fernández, Alfredo; Covelo Figueiredo, Pablo; Martínez Gomariz, Francisco; Sánchez Collado, Cayetano; García Carrillo, Nuria; Ramírez Zarzosa, Gregorio. "Comparative Anatomy of the Nasal Cavity in the Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis L., Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba M. and Pilot Whale Globicephala melas T.: A Developmental Study". Animals 11 2 (2021): 441. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ani11020441.
    10.3390/ani11020441
  2. Covelo, Pablo; López, Alfredo. "How to eat a needlefish? The harbor porpoise way". Marine Mammal Science (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12781.
    Published • 10.1111/mms.12781
  3. Gauffier, Pauline; Borrell, Asunción; Silva, Mónica A.; Víkingsson, Gísli A.; López, Alfredo; Giménez, Joan; Colaço, Ana; et al. "Wait your turn, North Atlantic fin whales share a common feeding ground sequentially". Marine Environmental Research 155 (2020): 104884. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.104884.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.104884
  4. Pons-Bordas, C.; Hazenberg, A.; Hernandez-Gonzalez, A.; Pool, R.V.; Covelo, P.; Sánchez-Hermosin, P.; López, A.; et al. "Recent increase of ulcerative lesions caused by Anisakis spp. in cetaceans from the north-east Atlantic". Journal of Helminthology 94 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0022149x20000115.
    Published • 10.1017/s0022149x20000115
  5. García de los Ríos y Loshuertos, Álvaro; Arencibia Espinosa, Alberto; Soler Laguía, Marta; Gil Cano, Francisco; Martínez Gomariz, Francisco; López Fernández, Alfredo; Ramírez Zarzosa, Gregorio. "A Study of the Head during Prenatal and Perinatal Development of Two Fetuses and One Newborn Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba, Meyen 1833) Using Dissections, Sectional Anatomy, CT, and MRI: Anatomical and Functional Implications in Cetaceans and Terrestrial Mammals". Animals 9 12 (2019): 1139. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ani9121139.
    Published • 10.3390/ani9121139
  6. Soares-Castro, Pedro; Araújo-Rodrigues, Helena; Godoy-Vitorino, Filipa; Ferreira, Marisa; Covelo, Pablo; López, Alfredo; Vingada, José; Eira, Catarina; Santos, Pedro Miguel. "Microbiota fingerprints within the oral cavity of cetaceans as indicators for population biomonitoring". Scientific Reports 9 1 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50139-7.
    10.1038/s41598-019-50139-7
  7. Borrell, A.; Saiz, L.; Víkingsson, G.A.; Gaufier, P.; López Fernández, A.; Aguilar, A.. "Fin whales as bioindicators of multi-decadal change in carbon and oxygen stable isotope shifts in the North Atlantic". Marine Environmental Research 138 (2018): 129-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.04.014.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.04.014
  8. Rey-Iglesia, Alba; Martínez-Cedeira, Jose; López, Alfredo; Fernández, Ruth; Campos, Paula F.. "The genetic history of whaling in the Cantabrian Sea during the 13th–18th centuries: Were North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) the main target species?". Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 18 (2018): 393-398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.01.034.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.01.034
  9. Saavedra, Camilo; Pierce, Graham J.; Gago, Jesús; Jusufovski, Dunja; Cabrero, Águeda; Cerviño, Santiago; López, Alfredo; Martínez-Cedeira, Jose A.; Santos, M. Begoña. "Factors driving patterns and trends in strandings of small cetaceans". Marine Biology 164 8 (2017): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3200-3.
    Published • 10.1007/s00227-017-3200-3
  10. Díaz López, Bruno; López, Alfredo; Methion, Séverine; Covelo, Pablo. "Infanticide attacks and associated epimeletic behaviour in free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98 5 (2017): 1159-1167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0025315417001266.
    Published • 10.1017/s0025315417001266
  11. Méndez-Fernandez, Paula; Simon-Bouhet, Benoit; Bustamante, Paco; Chouvelon, Tiphaine; Ferreira, Marisa; López, Alfredo; Moffat, Colin F.; et al. "Inter-species differences in polychlorinated biphenyls patterns from five sympatric species of odontocetes: Can PCBs be used as tracers of feeding ecology?". Ecological Indicators 74 (2017): 98-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.11.013.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.11.013
  12. Monteiro, SS; Caurant, F; López, A; Cedeira, J; Ferreira, M; Vingada, JV; Eira, C; Méndez-Fernandez, P. "Sympatric Globicephala species: feeding ecology and contamination status based on stable isotopes and trace elements". Marine Ecology Progress Series 563 (2017): 233-247. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11965.
    Published • 10.3354/meps11965
  13. Bento, Maria Carolina Rocha de Medeiros; Eira, Catarina Isabel Costa Simões; Vingada, José Vitor; Marçalo, Ana Luisa; Ferreira, Marisa Cláudia Teixeira; Fernandez, Alfredo Lopez; Tavares, Luís Manuel Morgado; Duarte, Ana Isabel Simões Pereira. "New insight into dolphin morbillivirus phylogeny and epidemiology in the northeast Atlantic: opportunistic study in cetaceans stranded along the Portuguese and Galician coasts". BMC Veterinary Research 12 1 (2016): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-016-0795-4.
    Published • 10.1186/s12917-016-0795-4
  14. Covelo, Pablo; Nicolau, Lidia; López, Alfredo. "Four new records of stranded Kemp’s ridley turtle Lepidochelys kempii in the NW Iberian Peninsula". Marine Biodiversity Records 9 1 (2016): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41200-016-0079-5.
    Published • 10.1186/s41200-016-0079-5
  15. Monteiro, Sílvia S.; Vingada, José V.; López, Alfredo; Pierce, Graham J.; Ferreira, Marisa; Brownlow, Andrew; Mikkelsen, Bjarni; et al. "Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) class II sequence polymorphism in long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) from the North Atlantic". Marine Biology Research 12 6 (2016): 595-607. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2016.1174266.
    Published • 10.1080/17451000.2016.1174266
  16. Monteiro, SS; Méndez-Fernandez, P; Piertney, S; Moffat, CF; Ferreira, M; Vingada, JV; López, A; et al. "Long-finned pilot whale population diversity and structure in Atlantic waters assessed through biogeochemical and genetic markers". Marine Ecology Progress Series 536 (2015): 243-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11455.
    Published • 10.3354/meps11455
  17. Covelo, Pablo; Martínez-Cedeira, Jose A.; Llavona, Ángela; Díaz, Juan I.; López, Alfredo. "Strandings of Beaked Whales (Ziphiidae) in Galicia (NW Spain) between 1990 and 2013". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 96 4 (2015): 925-931. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s002531541500048x.
    Published • 10.1017/s002531541500048x
  18. Méndez-Fernandez, Paula; Webster, Lynda; Chouvelon, Tiphaine; Bustamante, Paco; Ferreira, Marisa; González, Angel F.; López, Alfredo; et al. "An assessment of contaminant concentrations in toothed whale species of the NW Iberian Peninsula: Part II. Trace element concentrations". Science of The Total Environment 484 (2014): 206-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.001.
    Published • 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.001
  19. Méndez-Fernandez, Paula; Webster, Lynda; Chouvelon, Tiphaine; Bustamante, Paco; Ferreira, Marisa; González, Angel F.; López, Alfredo; et al. "An assessment of contaminant concentrations in toothed whale species of the NW Iberian Peninsula: Part I. Persistent organic pollutants". Science of The Total Environment 484 (2014): 196-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.045.
    Published • 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.045
  20. Fernández, R.; MacLeod, C.D.; Pierce, G.J.; Covelo, P.; López, A.; Torres-Palenzuela, J.; Valavanis, V.; Santos, M.B.. "Inter-specific and seasonal comparison of the niches occupied by small cetaceans off north-west Iberia". Continental Shelf Research 64 (2013): 88-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.05.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.csr.2013.05.008
  21. Méndez-Fernandez, Paula; Pierce, Graham J.; Bustamante, Paco; Chouvelon, Tiphaine; Ferreira, Marisa; González, Angel F.; López, Alfredo; et al. "Ecological niche segregation among five toothed whale species off the NW Iberian Peninsula using ecological tracers as multi-approach". Marine Biology 160 11 (2013): 2825-2840. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-013-2274-9.
    Published • 10.1007/s00227-013-2274-9
  22. Santos, MB; German, I; Correia, D; Read, FL; Martinez Cedeira, J; Caldas, M; López, A; Velasco, F; Pierce, GJ. "Long-term variation in common dolphin diet in relation to prey abundance". Marine Ecology Progress Series 481 (2013): 249-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10233.
    Published • 10.3354/meps10233
  23. Santos, M. Begoña; Monteiro, Silvia S.; Vingada, José V.; Ferreira, Marisa; López, Alfredo; Martínez Cedeira, José A.; Reid, Robert J.; Brownlow, Andrew; Pierce, Graham J.. "Patterns and trends in the diet of long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) in the northeast Atlantic". Marine Mammal Science 30 1 (2013): 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12015.
    Published • 10.1111/mms.12015
  24. Mèndez-Fernandez, Paula; Bustamante, Paco; Bode, Antonio; Chouvelon, Tiphaine; Ferreira, Marisa; López, Alfredo; Pierce, Graham J.; et al. "Foraging ecology of five toothed whale species in the Northwest Iberian Peninsula, inferred using carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413 (2012): 150-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2011.12.007.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jembe.2011.12.007
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