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Cristina Brice Pita is a Researcher at CESAM/ University of Aveiro (UA) where she is responsible for the Coastal and Ocean Planning and Governance (COPING). She is also a Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), U.K. She is an expert in socioeconomic aspects of fisheries for the United Nations World Ocean Assessment (UN-WOAII and WOA-III). Currently, she takes part on several committees at the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) (WGSOCIAL, WGRMES, WGCEPH, SIHD) and international networks focused on small-scale fisheries (TBTI international network; SSFhub; ECOMAR-CYTED Ibero-American network). She has previously been a member of the Management Committee of two COST actions (OCEANGOV and MARCONS) and the Portuguese National hub for the Atlantic Action Plan. Her research has been related to fisheries and coastal areas, focusing on governance and fishers rights, small-scale fisheries markets and value chains and sustainable aquatic food systems. She has been involved in 30 project/contract/tenders and is currently the PI in UA of 9 projects (4 EU-financing, 4 national financing) focused on these topics. She has have contributed to 55 ISI-indexed publications, 14 book chapters (including a chapter for the United Nations Second World Ocean Assessment), 2 Technical Reports for the European Parliament, and co-edited a book and special issue on Marine Policy focused on small-scale fisheries. She has been invited as a main speaker to 12 conferences, organised one conference and two workshops, chaired panel sessions in 16 conferences, has been part of the scientific committee of 3 international conferences, and had presented/been involved in 26 presentations at international conferences and symposia over the past 5-years alone. She has been involved in the supervision of 7 Postdoctoral fellows, 6 PhD and 8 MSc students, 2 graduate ERASMUS exchange students, and was the main advisor to an international visiting PhD student. She is currently responsible for the MSc course "socioeconomic dimension of fisheries" on the International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea) and the International Masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries (University of the Algarve, Portugal; 2019-2022), has lectured one Joint European Master (JEMES CiSu, UA) and 2 other MSc courses in UA, and was an invited lecturer in a further 9 MSc courses in Portugal, Spain and USA. She has also been part of 5 thesis committees over the past 5 years.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Cristina Brice Pita

Citation names

  • Pita, Cristina Brice
  • Pita, Cristina
  • Pita, C.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
F61B-DC9B-2E66
ORCID iD
0000-0003-1824-3396

Email addresses

  • c.pita@ua.pt (Professional)
  • cristina.pita@iied.org (Professional)
  • cristina.b.pita@gmail.com (Personal)

Addresses

  • Universidade de Aveiro. Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar (CESAM), University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 , Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • http://www.cesam.ua.pt/cristinapita (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Other Social Sciences - Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
French Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2010
Concluded
PhD in Social and Environmental Sustainability (Doutoramento)
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
"The human dimensions of marine protected areas: The Scottish fishing industry " (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
NA
2003/09/19
Concluded
M. Sc. in Marine and Coastal Studies – Management of the Biological Resources of the Sea (Mestrado)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
"O perfil socio-economico de uma comunidade pesqueira Portuguesa: A Fuseta" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Muito Bom
1998/10/07
Concluded
Marine Biology and Fisheries (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
"Ecologia alimentar de Sparus aurata L. (1758) num reservatório de água da Ria Formosa." (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15 valores
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/10/01 - Current Principal Investigator (Research) International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom
International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom
2019/03/01 - Current Principal Investigator (Research) Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/10/01 - 2021/05/31 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/01/09 - 2019/02/28 Visiting Scientists Fellowship Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2018/12/01 - 2019/02/28 Invited Assistant Professor Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2015/12/01 - 2018/11/30 Assistant Investigator / Investigadora Assistente Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2013/03/01 - 2015/11/30 Postdoctoral Research fellow within the “Cátedra do Mar” UA-CGD, theme “Sustainability of small-scale fisheries (SSF): Alternative approaches to fisheries management and governance in the Iberian Peni Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2011/12/31 - 2013/02/28 Research fellow for the EU project AQUA-TNET3 “Aquaculture, Fisheries & Aquatic Resource Management TN”, Lifelong Learning Programme, EAC-EA University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2009/01/01 - 2011/11/30 Research fellow: EU project AQUA-TNET2 “Aquaculture, Fisheries & Aquatic Resource Management TN”, Lifelong Learning Programme, EAC-EA University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2009/09/01 - 2011/09/30 Research fellow for the EU project AQUALABS (2009-1-TR1-LEO05-0864), Lifelong Learning Programme, Leonardo Da Vinci – Transfer of Innovation University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2006/01/01 - 2008/12/31 Research Assistant for the EU project INCOFISH PL003739 “Integrating Multiple Demands on Coastal Zones with Emphasis on Aquatic Ecosystems and Fisheries”. University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2004/01/01 - 2005/12/31 Research Assistant for the EU project EL 2001 BP LA – ORION – “Virtual Learning Environment in Environmental science”. Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2004/02/01 - 2004/12/31 Fisheries Consultant for PROALGARVE (Operational Programme for the Algarve), for the Coordinating Commission of the Algarve Region (CCDR Algarve), Portugal. Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2001/09/01 - 2003/12/31 Research Assistant for the EU project AQCESS Q5RS-2000-3115 “Aquaculture and Coastal Economic and Social Sustainability". Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2000/01/01 - 2001/12/31 Research Assistant for the CCMAR/UALG Project “Guadiana II” “Study of the environmental conditions of the Guadiana river estuary and adjacent areas”. Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
1997/01/01 - 1998/12/31 Collaborator at the PBIC/C/MAR/2226/95 Project “Extensive Aquaculture in the Ria Formosa: Validation of an Ecological Model”. Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - 2026/12/31 project BESIDE
CSA
member
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Excellent Science
Ongoing
2022 - 2026 SEA2SEE (Innovative blockchain traceability technology and stakeholders¿ engagement strategy for boosting sustainable seafood visibility, social acceptance and consumption in Europe)
.
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Horizon Europe Food Bioeconomy Natural Resources Agriculture and Environment
Ongoing
2022 - 2025/03/31 COAST “Conservation of marine ecosystems around Santo Antão, Cabo Verde: implications for policy and society”
.
member
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Ongoing
2022 - 2025 GES4SEAS
.
member of the team
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Horizon Europe Food Bioeconomy Natural Resources Agriculture and Environment
Ongoing
2019 - 2022/10/30 ERASMUS+ FishAqu “Knowledge Exchange in sustainable Fisheries management and Aquaculture in the Mediterranean region”
EAC/A03/2018
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/08/31 BIOFISH-QoL “Integrative approach to enhance quality of live in fishing communities of the “Bons Sinais” estuary (Mozambique)”
Ref. 330785505
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT

Aga Khan Development Network
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/08/31 LESSisMORE “LESS discards and LESS fishing effort for BETTER efficiency on the small-scale fisheries”
02/SAICT/2017
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/08/31 CRUSTAPENHA “Estudo da ecologia, biologia e dinâmica populacional dos pequenos caranguejos com interesse comercial existentes ao longo da costa Portuguesa: contributo para a regulamentação e gestão sustentada da pequena pesca e apanha de pequenos car
16-01-04-FMP-0005
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/04/30 PERICLES "PrEseRvIng and sustainably governing Cultural heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regionS"
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Horizon 2020 Framework Programme
Ongoing
2019 - 2020/12/31 NetTag “Tagging fishing gears and enhancing on board best-practices to promote waste free fisheries”
EASME/EMFF/2017/1.2.1.12/S2
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2017 - 2020/11 CephsandChefs “Octopus, squid, cuttlefish, sustainable fisheries and chefs”
EAPA 282/2016
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2019 - 2020/02/29 LabMAF “Developing a labelling scheme for Mediterranean small-scale and artisanal fish products”
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2017 - 2020 ECOMAR “Valuation and monitoring of marine and coastal ecosystem services in Iberoamerican countries”.
417RT0528
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo
Ongoing
2014 - 2016/02/28 MCES “The economic valuation and governance of marine and coastal ecosystem services”.
PA46223-Partnership 469
Post-doc
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Concluded
2014 - 2016 GOBAMP II “Governance challenges for sustainable small scale fisheries: creating synergies with marine conservation and tourism”
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Gobierno de España Ministerio de Economía y Empresa
Concluded
2012 - 2014 AQUA-TNET3 “Aquaculture, Fisheries & Aquatic Resource Management TN”
Post-doc Fellow
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
European Thematic Network
2010 - 2011 Vocational AQUALABS
Post-doc Fellow
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
European Union
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - 2021/04/30 SARDINHA2020 “Abordagem Ecossistémica para a gestão da pesca da sardinha”
Portaria nº 118/2016
Principal investigator
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT
Ongoing
2017 - 2018 Avaliação Ambiental Estratégica do Plano de Ordenamento do Espaço Marítimo Nacional
DGRM/MM
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
DGRM/MM
Concluded
2015 - 2017 “Social transformation of marine social-ecological systems”
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
Concluded
2015 - 2015 “Sardine fisheries: resource assessment and social and economic situation”
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
EU Parliament. European Parliament-Directorate-General for Internal Policies Directorate B
Concluded
2014 - 2015 "Small-scale fisheries and the zero discard target”
Principal investigator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
EU Parliament. European Parliament-Directorate-General for Internal Policies Directorate B
Concluded
2012 - 2012 “The contribution of Marine Protected Areas to protecting highly mobile species in English waters”
Researcher
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
United Kingdom Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Concluded
2008 - 2009 "Economic Value of the Moray Firth Bottlenose Dolphins"
Other
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Moray Firth Partnership
Concluded
2004 - 2004 “Elaboration of the regional development strategy as part of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management plan for the region of the Algarve”
Other
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Algarve

Other

Designation Funders
2020 - 2022/01/01 DEEPBaseline project
.
member of the team
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Ongoing
2017 - 2021 OceanGov "Ocean Governance for sustainability – challenges, options and the role of science"
CA15217
Other
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Union
Ongoing
2016 - 2020 MarCons "Advancing marine conservation in the European and contiguous seas"
OC-2015-1-19601
Other
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
European Union
Ongoing
2012 - 2018 TBTI partnership “To Big To Ignore: Global Partnership for the Future of Small-Scale Fisheries”
Principal investigator
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Small-Scale Fisheries in Europe: Status, resilience and governance.. Netherlands. 2020.
Book chapter
  1. "Chapter 8A: Coastal Communities and Maritime Industries". In he Second World Ocean Assessment Volume II. United Nations., 22-49. 2021.
    Published
  2. "Small-scale fisheries in Europe: Challenges and opportunities". 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37371-9_28
  3. "Small-scale fisheries take centre-stage in Europe (once again)". 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37371-9_1
  4. "Small-scale fisheries in Portugal: current situation, challenges and opportunities for the future". 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37371-9_14
  5. Villasante, Sebastian; Antelo, Manel; Christou, Maria; Fauconnet, Laurence; Frangoudes, Katia; Maynou, Francesc; Morato, Telmo; et al. "The Implementation of the Landing Obligation in Small-Scale Fisheries of Southern European Union Countries". In The European Landing Obligation, 89-108. Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2019.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-03308-8_5
  6. Pascual-Fernández, José J.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Josupeit, Helga; Said, Alicia; Garcia Rodrigues, João. "Markets, Distribution and Value Chains in Small-Scale Fisheries: A Special Focus on Europe". In Transdisciplinarity for Small-Scale Fisheries Governance, 141-162. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2019.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-94938-3_8
  7. Kleiber, D; Frangoudes, K; Snyder, H; Choudhury, A; Cole, S; Soejima, K; Pita, Cristina Brice; McDougall, C; Porter, M. "Promoting gender equity and equality through the small-scale fisheries guidelines: experiences from multiple case studies". In The Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines: Global Implementation, 737-759. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Springer, 2017.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-55074-9
  8. Pita, Cristina Brice. "The traditional small-scale octopus fishery in Portugal: framing its governability". In Interactive Governance for Small-Scale Fisheries, 117-132. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-17034-3
  9. Pita, Cristina Brice; Katara, Isidora. "Conflicts in Marine Protected Areas - The case of leatherback turtles". In Conservation Conflicts: Navegating towards solutions, 91-93. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
    Published
  10. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Establishing a network of marine protected areas in Scotland: The participation of the fishing industry". In Sustainability Assessment at the 21st century [Working Title], 109-120. Portugal: IntechOpen, 2015.
    Published
  11. "Conflicts in Marine Protected Areas - The case of leatherback turtles". United Kingdom, 2015.
  12. Pita, Cristina Brice; Silva, A.; Prellezo, R.; Andrés, M.; Uriarte, A.. "Socioeconomics and management". In Biology and ecology of sardines and anchovies, 335-366. Hampshire, United States: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
    Published
  13. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries in Portugal: a brief overview". In Enhancing Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries: Practices and Perspectives, edited by McConney, P; Medeiros, R; Pena, M, 112-117. Barbados: CERMES Technical Report, 2014.
    Published
  14. Pierce, G; Pita, Cristina Brice; Santos, M. Begoña; Seixas, S. "Sustainability of fisheries". In Contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, edited by Goncalves, F; Pereira, A.R.; Leal Filho, W; Azeiteiro, U, 325-367. Peter Lang, 2012.
    Published
  15. "Fisheries versus Aquaculture on a Typical Portuguese Coastal Community". 2009.
Conference abstract
  1. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries in Europe: status, challenges and opportunities". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-12 September, Gothenburg, 2019.
    Published
  2. Gonçalves, Jorge; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Spearfishing profiles, habits and perceptions towards management measures: a Portuguese case study". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, 2019.
    Published
  3. Pita, Cristina Brice; Matos, Fabio. "Insights into Ommastrephid squid cycles from fishery and survey catches in the Iberian Peninsula". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, 2019.
    Published
  4. Villasante, Sebastián; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Feeding global seafood markets through cephalopods: current and future trends". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, 2019.
    Published • 10.3320/1.2758417
  5. Pierce, Graham J; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Assessment of cephalopods in European waters: state of the art and ways forward". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, 2019.
    Published • 10.1063/1.4922557
  6. Amorim, Vanessa; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Portuguese small-scale fisheries: issues of (in)justice in management". Paper presented in MARE People and the Sea conference, Amsterdam, 2019.
    Published
  7. Pita, Cristina Brice; Baixinho, Alexandra. "Coastal maritime and cultural heritage: threats and mitigation strategies". Paper presented in MARE People and the Sea conference, Amsterdam, 2019.
    Published
  8. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Marketing strategies in small-scale fisheries: efforts to differentiate and add-value to small-scale fisheries products". Paper presented in 3rd world small-scale fisheries congress, Chiang Mai, 2018.
    Published
  9. Grazianno, Marcello; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Environmental and socio-political shocks to the seafood sector: what does this mean for resilience? Lessons from two UK case studies". Paper presented in ICES Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, 2017.
    Published
  10. Fauconnet, Laurence; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Discard avoidance and minimization in the Azores hook-and-line deep-water fisheries". Paper presented in World Seafood Congress, Reykjavík, 2017.
    Published
  11. Pita, Pablo; Gomes, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Social and ecological attributes of marine recreational fisheries in the Euroregion Galicia-Northern Portugal". Paper presented in 8th World Recreational Fishing Conference, Victoria, 2017.
    Published
  12. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Market diversification for fishery products in Portugal". Paper presented in MARE conference People and the Sea, Amsterdam, 2017.
    Published
  13. Villasante, Sebastián; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Climate change impacts on Galicia (NW Spain) mariscadoras (shellfish gatherers)". Paper presented in MARE conference People and the Sea, Amsterdam, 2017.
    Published
  14. Pita, Cristina Brice. "The role of women in European coastal communities: An overview". Paper presented in Oceans Past VI conference, Sesimbra, 2017.
    Published
  15. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries in Europe: challenges and opportunities for the future". Paper presented in EAFE conference, Dublin, 2017.
    Published
  16. Frangoudes, Katia; Borges, Lisa; Fauconnet, Laurence; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Stakeholders opinions about the landing obligation and transformation of the social, economic and ecological systems of the EU fisheries". Paper presented in EAFE conference, Dublin, 2017.
    Published
  17. Pierce, Graham J.; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Management options for cephalopod fisheries in Europe". Paper presented in CIAC meeting, Heraklion, 2017.
    Published
  18. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries in Europe: challenges and opportunities for the future". Paper presented in Ocean Governance Conference, Bremen, 2017.
    Published
  19. Grilo, Catarina; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Community-supported fisheries: opportunities and challenges for small-scale fisheries in Portugal". Paper presented in TBTI Symposium on European small-scale fisheries and global linkages, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 2016.
    Published
  20. Pita, Cristina Brice. "A new conceptual framework to investigate social-transformations of marine social-ecological systems". Paper presented in MSEAS conference, Brest, 2016.
    Published
  21. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries targeting cephalopods in Europe: socioeconomic importance and management". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, 2015.
    Published
  22. Villasante, Sebastian; Pita, Cristina Brice. "The landing obligation in EU small-scale fisheries". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, 2015.
    Published
  23. Rangel, Mafalda; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Untangling the tentacles: fisher perceptions on the octopus fishery management in the Algarve". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, 2015.
    Published
  24. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fisheries in Portugal: current status, challenges and opportunities". Paper presented in MARE conference People and the Sea, Amsterdam, 2015.
    Published
  25. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Management tools for small-scale fisheries in Europe: a review". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, 2015.
    Published
  26. Rangel, Mafalda; Pita, Cristina Brice. "The first steps in the implementation of a Responsive Fishery Management System for the octopus fishery in the Algarve, Portugal". Paper presented in First MARES Conference, Marine Ecosystems Health and Conservation, Olhao, 2014.
    Published
  27. Pereira, Joao; Azevedo, M; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Much ado about nothing - the Algarve small-scale octopus fishery flare 4 years hence – non-issues and realities". Paper presented in ICES Annual Conference, La Coruna, 2014.
    Published
  28. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Governability of the small-scale octopus fishery in Portugal". Paper presented in 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC): Options & Opportunities for small-scale fisheries, Merida, 2014.
    Published
  29. Rangel, Mafalda; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Roteiros de mergulho no Algarve (Sul de Portugal): concepção, implementação e análise das percepções dos utilizadores". Paper presented in INVTUR Conference, Aveiro, 2014.
    Published
  30. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Fishers’ opinions about Marine Protected Areas in Portugal". Paper presented in IMPAC3 conference: International Marine Protected Areas Congress, Marseille, 2013.
    Published
  31. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Marine Protected Areas in Portugal: Stakeholders’ “images” and implications for management". Paper presented in MESMA final conference, Lisbon, 2013.
    Published
  32. Assis, Jorge; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Spearfishing habits, profiles and perceptions on management measures: a spatial analysis". Paper presented in 50th ECSA Conference: Today's science for tomorrow's Management, Venice, 2012.
    Published
  33. Potts Tavis; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Public opinion and a new vision for Europe’s seas". Paper presented in ICES-ASC Annual Conference, Gdansk, 2011.
    Published
  34. Karalazos, V; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Feeds and Nutrition in Organic Aquaculture". Paper presented in Aquaculture Europe 2011, Rhodes, 2011.
    Published
  35. Lowie, R; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Fishers’ attitudes to participating in marine protected areas planning procedures in Scotland". Paper presented in World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen, 2011.
    Published
  36. Veiga, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Anglers’ attitudes towards saltwater fishing regulations: the case of southern Portugal.". Paper presented in 6th World Recreational Fishing Conference, Berlin, 2011.
    Published
  37. Pita, Cristina Brice. "The perceptions of Scottish inshore fishers towards marine protected areas". Paper presented in International MARE Conference “People & the Sea VI: Bridging Science and Policy for Sustainable Coastal and Seas”, Amsterdam, 2011.
    Published
  38. Pita, Cristina Brice. "A systematic review of commercial fishers’ attitudes, perceptions and beliefs regarding marine protected areas". Paper presented in Marine EcoSystems and Sustainability Conference, Aberdeen, 2009.
    Published
  39. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Fishers’ attitudes and perceptions towards closed areas as a management tool: do perceptions change for areas created with different purposes". Paper presented in European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas, Murcia, 2007.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Pita, Cristina Brice; Pierce, Graham J; Theodossiou, Ioannis. "Stakeholders’ participation in the decision-making process: Scottish inshore fishers’ perceptions of involvement". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Berlin, 2009.
    Published
  2. Pita, Cristina Brice. "Stakeholders’ participation in fisheries management: Fishers’ perceptions of involvement.". Paper presented in ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax, 2008.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Gissi, Elena; Maes, Frank; Kyriazi, Zacharoula; Ruiz-Frau, Ana; Santos, Catarina Frazão; Neumann, Barbara; Quintela, Adriano; et al. Corresponding author: Gissi, Elena. "Data about marine area-based management tools to assess their contribution to the UN sustainable development goals". Data in Brief 40 (2022): 107704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2021.107704.
    10.1016/j.dib.2021.107704
  2. Ouréns, Rosana; Melnychuk, Michael C.; Crowder, Larry B.; Gutierrez, Nicolas L.; Hilborn, Ray; Pita, Cristina; Defeo, Omar. Corresponding author: Ouréns, Rosana. "Linking small-scale fisheries performance to governance attributes: A quantitative assessment from stakeholders' perceptions in the Americas and Europe". Marine Policy 136 (2022): 104876. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104876.
    10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104876
  3. Ospina-Alvarez, Andres; de Juan, Silvia; Pita, Pablo; Ainsworth, Gillian Barbara; Matos, Fábio L.; Pita, Cristina; Villasante, Sebastián. Corresponding author: Ospina-Alvarez, Andres. "A network analysis of global cephalopod trade". Scientific Reports 12 1 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-03777-9.
    10.1038/s41598-021-03777-9
  4. Gissi, Elena; Maes, Frank; Kyriazi, Zacharoula; Ruiz-Frau, Ana; Santos, Catarina Frazão; Neumann, Barbara; Quintela, Adriano; et al. Corresponding author: Gissi, Elena. "Contributions of marine area-based management tools to the UN sustainable development goals". Journal of Cleaner Production 330 (2022): 129910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129910.
    10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129910
  5. Mangano, M.C.; Berlino, M.; Corbari, L.; Milisenda, G.; Lucchese, M.; Terzo, S.; Bosch-Belmar, M.; et al. Corresponding author: Mangano, M.C.. "The aquaculture supply chain in the time of covid-19 pandemic: Vulnerability, resilience, solutions and priorities at the global scale". Environmental Science & Policy 127 (2022): 98-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2021.10.014.
    10.1016/j.envsci.2021.10.014
  6. Anderson, Christopher M.; Himes-Cornell, Amber; Pita, Cristina; Arton, Ashleigh; Favret, Margaux; Averill, Dan; Stohs, Stephen; Longo, Catherine Sarah. Corresponding author: Anderson, Christopher M.. "Social and Economic Outcomes of Fisheries Certification: Characterizing Pathways of Change in Canned Fish Markets". Frontiers in Marine Science 8 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.791085.
    10.3389/fmars.2021.791085
  7. Ounanian, Kristen; van Tatenhove, Jan P.M.; Hansen, Carsten Jahn; Delaney, Alyne E.; Bohnstedt, Hanne; Azzopardi, Elaine; Flannery, Wesley; et al. Corresponding author: Ounanian, Kristen. "Conceptualizing coastal and maritime cultural heritage through communities of meaning and participation". Ocean & Coastal Management 212 (2021): 105806. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2021.105806.
    10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2021.105806
  8. Silva, Priscila M.; Teixeira, Célia M.; Pita, Cristina; Cabral, Henrique N.; França, Susana. Corresponding author: Silva, Priscila M.. "Portuguese Artisanal Fishers’ Knowledge About Elasmobranchs—A Case Study". Frontiers in Marine Science 8 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.684059.
    10.3389/fmars.2021.684059
  9. Jerneja Penca; Alicia Said; Marta Cavallé; Cristina Pita; Simone Libralato. "Sustainable small-scale fisheries markets in the Mediterranean: weaknesses and opportunities". Maritime Studies 20 2 (2021): 141-155. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40152-021-00222-5.
    10.1007/s40152-021-00222-5
  10. Giakoumi, Sylvaine; Pita, Cristina; Coll, Marta; Fraschetti, Simonetta; Gissi, Elena; Katara, Isidora; Lloret-Lloret, Elena; et al. Corresponding author: Giakoumi, Sylvaine. "Persistent gender bias in marine science and conservation calls for action to achieve equity". Biological Conservation 257 (2021): 109134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109134.
    Published • 10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109134
  11. Pita, Cristina; Roumbedakis, Katina; Fonseca, Teresa; Matos, Fábio L.; Pereira, João; Villasante, Sebastián; Pita, Pablo; et al. "Fisheries for common octopus in Europe: socioeconomic importance and management". Fisheries Research 235 (2021): 105820. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105820.
    Published • 10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105820
  12. Katsanevakis, Stelios; Coll, Marta; Fraschetti, Simonetta; Giakoumi, Sylvaine; Goldsborough, David; Macic, Vesna; Mackelworth, Peter; et al. "Twelve Recommendations for Advancing Marine Conservation in European and Contiguous Seas". Frontiers in Marine Science 7 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.565968.
    Published • 10.3389/fmars.2020.565968
  13. Said, Alicia; Pascual-Fernández, Jose; Amorim, Vanessa Iglésias; Autzen, Mathilde Højrup; Hegland, Troels Jacob; Pita, Cristina; Ferretti, Johanna; et al. "Small-scale fisheries access to fishing opportunities in the European Union: Is the Common Fisheries Policy the right step to SDG14b?". Marine Policy 118 (2020): 104009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104009.
    Accepted • 10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104009
  14. Diogo, Hugo; Veiga, Pedro; Pita, Cristina; Sousa, Alina; Lima, David; Pereira, João Gil; Gonçalves, Jorge M. S.; Erzini, Karim; Rangel, Mafalda. "Marine Recreational Fishing in Portugal: Current Knowledge, Challenges, and Future Perspectives". Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture 28 4 (2020): 536-560. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23308249.2020.1777083.
    10.1080/23308249.2020.1777083
  15. Bueno-Pardo, Juan; Pierce, Graham J; Cabecinha, Edna; Grilo, Catarina; Assis, Jorge; Valavanis, Vasilis; Pita, Cristina Brice; et al. "Trends and drivers of marine fish landings in Portugal since its entrance in the European Union". ICES Journal of Marine Science (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa010.
    Published • 10.1093/icesjms/fsaa010
  16. Pita, Cristina; Horta e Costa, Barbara; Franco, Gustavo; Coelho, Rui; Sousa, Inês; Gonçalves, Emanuel J.; Gonçalves, Jorge M.S.; et al. "Fisher's perceptions about a marine protected area over time". Aquaculture and Fisheries (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aaf.2020.01.005.
    In press • 10.1016/j.aaf.2020.01.005
  17. Mackelworth, Peter Charles; Teff Seker, Yael; Vega Fernández, Tomás; Marques, Márcia; Alves, Fátima Lopes; D’Anna, Giovanni; Fa, Darren A.; et al. "Geopolitics and Marine Conservation: Synergies and Conflicts". Frontiers in Marine Science 6 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00759.
    Published • 10.3389/fmars.2019.00759
  18. Fauconnet, Laurence; Frangoudes, Katia; Morato, Telmo; Afonso, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Small-scale fishers’ perception of the implementation of the EU Landing Obligation regulation in the outermost region of the Azores". Journal of Environmental Management 249 (2019): 109335. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109335.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109335
  19. Rangel, Mafalda; Pita, Cristina Brice; de Oliveira, Manuela Maria; Guimarães, Maria Helena; Rainha, Rita; Sonderblohm, Carlos; Monteiro, Pedro; et al. "Do fisher associations really represent their members’ needs and opinions? The case study of the octopus fishery in the Algarve (south Portugal)". Marine Policy 101 (2019): 276-284. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.04.011.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.04.011
  20. Silva, Priscila; Cabral, Henrique; Rangel, Mafalda; Pereira, João; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Ready for co-management? Portuguese artisanal octopus fishers’ preferences for management and knowledge about the resource". Marine Policy 101 (2019): 268-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.03.027.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.03.027
  21. Pita, Cristina Brice; Villasante, Sebastián; Pascual-Fernández, José J.. "Managing small-scale fisheries under data poor scenarios: lessons from around the world". Marine Policy 101 (2019): 154-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.02.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2019.02.008
  22. Lloret, Josep; Cowx, Ian G.; Cabral, Henrique; Castro, Margarida; Font, Toni; Gonçalves, Jorge M.S.; Gordoa, Ana; et al. "Small-scale coastal fisheries in European Seas are not what they were: Ecological, social and economic changes". Marine Policy 98 (2018): 176-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.11.007.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.11.007
  23. Pita, Pablo; Hyder, Kieran; Gomes, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice; Rangel, Mafalda; Veiga, Pedro; Vingada, José; Villasante, Sebastián. "Economic, social and ecological attributes of marine recreational fisheries in Galicia, Spain". Fisheries Research 208 (2018): 58-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2018.07.014.
    Published • 10.1016/j.fishres.2018.07.014
  24. Assis, Jorge; Gonçalves, Jorge M. S.; Veiga, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Spearfishing in Portugal: A baseline study on spearfishers’ profiles, habits and perceptions towards management measures". Fisheries Management and Ecology 25 6 (2018): 417-428. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fme.12313.
    Published • 10.1111/fme.12313
  25. Graziano, Marcello; Fox, Clive J.; Alexander, Karen; Pita, Cristina Brice; Heymans, J.J.; Crumlish, Margaret; Hughes, Adam; Ghanawi, Joly; Cannella, Lorenzo. "Environmental and socio-political shocks to the seafood sector: What does this mean for resilience? Lessons from two UK case studies, 1945–2016". Marine Policy 87 (2018): 301-313. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.014.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.014
  26. Pita, Pablo; Artetxe, Iñaqui; Diogo, Hugo; Gomes, Pedro; Gordoa, Ana; Hyder, Kieran; Pereira, João; et al. "Research and management priorities for Atlantic marine recreational fisheries in Southern Europe". Marine Policy 86 (2017): 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.08.030.
    10.1016/j.marpol.2017.08.030
  27. Outeiro, Luis; Ojea, Elena; Garcia Rodrigues, João; Himes-Cornell, Amber; Belgrano, Andrea; Liu, Yajie; Cabecinha, Edna; et al. "The role of non-natural capital in the co-production of marine ecosystem services". International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 13 3 (2017): 35-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21513732.2017.1415973.
    Published • 10.1080/21513732.2017.1415973
  28. Link, Jason S.; Thébaud, Olivier; Smith, David C.; Smith, Anthony D.M.; Schmidt, Jörn; Rice, Jake; Poos, Jan Jaap; et al. "Keeping Humans in the Ecosystem". ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 7 (2017): 1947-1956. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsx130.
    Published • 10.1093/icesjms/fsx130
  29. Lillebø, Ana; Pita, Cristina Brice; Garcia Rodrigues, J.; Ramos, S.; Villasante, S.. "How can marine ecosystem services support the Blue Growth agenda?". Marine Policy 81 (2017): 132-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.008
  30. Garcia Rodrigues, João; Conides, Alexis; Rivero Rodriguez, Susana; Raicevich, Saša; Pita, Pablo; Kleisner, Kristin; Pita, Cristina Brice; et al. "Marine and Coastal Cultural Ecosystem Services: knowledge gaps and research priorities". One Ecosystem 2 (2017): e12290. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/oneeco.2.e12290.
    Published • 10.3897/oneeco.2.e12290
  31. Sonderblohm, Carlos P.; Guimarães, Maria H.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Rangel, Mafalda; Pereira, João; Gonçalves, Jorge M.S.; Erzini, Karim. "Participatory assessment of management measures for octopus vulgaris pot and trap fishery from southern Portugal". Marine Policy 75 (2017): 133-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.11.004.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.11.004
  32. Leite, Laura; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Review of participatory fisheries management arrangements in the European Union". Marine Policy 74 (2016): 268-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.08.003.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.08.003
  33. Morton, J.; Ariza, E.; Halliday, M.; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Valuing the wild salmon fisheries of Scotland: The social and political dimensions of management". Marine Policy 73 (2016): 35-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.010.
    10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.010
  34. Potts, Tavis; Pita, Cristina Brice; O’Higgins, Tim; Mee, Laurence. "Who cares? European attitudes towards marine and coastal environments". Marine Policy 72 (2016): 59-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.012.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.012
  35. Villasante, Sebastian; Pierce, Graham J.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Guimeráns, César Pazos; Garcia Rodrigues, João; Antelo, Manel; Da Rocha, José María; et al. "Fishers' perceptions about the EU discards policy and its economic impact on small-scale fisheries in Galicia (North West Spain)". Ecological Economics 130 (2016): 130-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.05.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.05.008
  36. Villasante, Sebastian; Pita, Cristina Brice; Pierce, Graham J.; Guimeráns, César Pazos; Rodrigues, João Garcia; Antelo, Manel; Rocha, José María Da; et al. "To land or not to land: How do stakeholders perceive the zero discard policy in European small-scale fisheries?". Marine Policy 71 (2016): 166-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.05.004.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.05.004
  37. Gamito, Rita; Pita, Cristina Brice; Teixeira, Célia; Costa, Maria J.; Cabral, Henrique N.. "Trends in landings and vulnerability to climate change in different fleet components in the Portuguese coast". Fisheries Research 181 (2016): 93-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.008
  38. Veiga, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice; Rangel, Mafalda; Gonçalves, Jorge M.S.; Campos, Aida; Fernandes, Paul G.; Sala, Antonello; et al. "The EU landing obligation and European small-scale fisheries: What are the odds for success?". Marine Policy 64 (2016): 64-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2015.11.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.11.008
  39. Paudel, Shambhu; Levesque, Juan C.; Saavedra, Camilo; Pita, Cristina Brice; Pal, Prabhat. "Characterization of the artisanal fishing communities in Nepal and potential implications for the conservation and management of Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica)". PeerJ 4 (2016): e1563. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1563.
    Published • 10.7717/peerj.1563
  40. Rangel, M.O.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Gonçalves, J.M.S.; Oliveira, F.; Costa, C.; Erzini, K.. "Eco-touristic snorkelling routes at Marinha beach (Algarve): Environmental education and human impacts". Marine Policy 60 (2015): 62-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2015.05.017.
    10.1016/j.marpol.2015.05.017
  41. Pita, Cristina Brice; Eleftheriou, Margaret; Fernández-Borrás, Jaime; Gonçalves, Susana; Mente, Eleni; Santos, M. Begoña; Seixas, Sónia; Pierce, Graham J.. "Generic skills needs for graduate employment in the aquaculture, fisheries and related sectors in Europe". Aquaculture International 23 3 (2014): 767-786. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10499-014-9843-x.
    Published • 10.1007/s10499-014-9843-x
  42. Rangel, M.O.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Gonçalves, J.M.S.; Oliveira, F.; Costa, C.; Erzini, K.. "Developing self-guided scuba dive routes in the Algarve (Portugal) and analysing visitors' perceptions". Marine Policy 45 (2014): 194-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2013.10.011.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.10.011
  43. Rodhouse, P.G.K.; Pierce, G.J.; Nichols, O.C.; Sauer, W.H.H.; Arkhipkin, A.I.; Laptikhovsky, V.V.; Lipinski, M.R.; et al. "Environmental effects on cephalopod population dynamics: Implications for management of fisheries". Advances in Marine Biology 67 (2014): 99-233. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901433931&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1016/B978-0-12-800287-2.00002-0
  44. Goetz, Sabine; Read, Fiona L.; Santos, M. Begoña; Pita, Cristina Brice; Pierce, Graham J.. "Cetacean–fishery interactions in Galicia (NW Spain): results and management implications of a face-to-face interview survey of local fishers". ICES Journal of Marine Science 71 3 (2013): 604-617. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fst149.
    Published • 10.1093/icesjms/fst149
  45. Veiga, P.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Leite, L.; Ribeiro, J.; Ditton, R.B.; Gonçalves, J.M.S.; Erzini, K.. "From a traditionally open access fishery to modern restrictions: Portuguese anglers' perceptions about newly implemented recreational fishing regulations". Marine Policy 40 (2013): 53-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2012.12.037.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2012.12.037
  46. Pita, Cristina Brice; Theodossiou, Ioannis; Pierce, Graham J.. "The perceptions of Scottish inshore fishers about marine protected areas". Marine Policy 37 (2013): 254-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2012.05.007.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2012.05.007
  47. Pita, Cristina Brice; Chuenpagdee, R.; Pierce, G.J.. "Participatory issues in fisheries governance in Europe". Management of Environmental Quality 23 4 (2012): 347-361. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862008973&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1108/14777831211232209
  48. Rangel Oliveira, Mafalda; Pita, Cristina Brice; Manuel Santos Gonçalves, Jorge; Leite, Laura; Costa, Carlos; Erzini, Karim. "Ecotourism Snorkelling Routes at Marinha Beach (Algarve)". Journal of Coastal Research 61 (2011): 274-281. http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/si61-001.26.
    Published • 10.2112/si61-001.26
  49. MENTE, E.; KARALAZOS, V.; KARAPANAGIOTIDIS, I.T.; Pita, Cristina Brice. "Nutrition in organic aquaculture: an inquiry and a discourse". Aquaculture Nutrition 17 4 (2011): e798-e817. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2095.2010.00846.x.
    Published • 10.1111/j.1365-2095.2010.00846.x
  50. Pita, Cristina Brice; Pierce, Graham J.; Theodossiou, Ioannis; Macpherson, Karen. "An overview of commercial fishers’ attitudes towards marine protected areas". Hydrobiologia 670 1 (2011): 289-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-011-0665-9.
    Published • 10.1007/s10750-011-0665-9
  51. Pita, Cristina Brice; Pierce, Graham J.; Theodossiou, Ioannis. "Stakeholders’ participation in the fisheries management decision-making process: Fishers’ perceptions of participation". Marine Policy 34 5 (2010): 1093-1102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2010.03.009.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpol.2010.03.009
  52. Pita, Cristina Brice; Dickey, Heather; Pierce, Graham J.; Mente, Elena; Theodossiou, Ioannis. "Willingness for mobility amongst European fishermen". Journal of Rural Studies 26 3 (2010): 308-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2010.02.004.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2010.02.004
  53. Gamito, S.; Pires, A.; Pita, Cristina Brice; Erzini, K.. "Food availability and the feeding ecology of ichthyofauna of a Ria Formosa (South Portugal) water reservoir". Estuaries 26 4 (2003): 938-948. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0142167485&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1007/BF02803352
  54. Pita, Cristina Brice; Gamito, S.; Erzini, K.. "Feeding habits of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) from the Ria Formosa (southern Portugal) as compared to the black seabream (Spondyliosoma cantharus) and the annular seabream (Diplodus annularis)". Journal of Applied Ichthyology 18 2 (2002): 81-86.
    Published • 10.1046/j.1439-0426.2002.00336.x
Journal issue
  1. Pita, Cristina Brice; Villasante, Sebastian. "Managing small-scale fisheries under data por scenarios: lessons from around the world". Marine Policy (2019): https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/marine-policy/special-issue/10MPKHRM1PR.
    Published • Invited editor
Report
  1. 2021. Market Opportunities for Octopus in the Atlantic Area: CEPHS & CHEFS – Summary of Main Achievements.. https://doi.org/10.48528/b55a-1d44.
  2. 2021. Cephs and Chefs a policy brief.. https://www.cephsandchefs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/CephsChefs_Policy-Brief_EN.pdf.
  3. 2021. Sustainability Toolkit for Cephalopod Fisheries: Cephs & Chefs Project.. https://doi.org/10.48528/03qj-0m56.
  4. Pita, Pablo; Hyder, K; Gomes, Pedro; Pita, Cristina Brice; Rangel, M.; Veiga, P; Vingada, P; Villasante, S. 2017. Características económicas, sociales y ecológicas de la pesca marítima recreativa en Galicia.
  5. Pita, Pablo; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2016. Informe técnico del I Taller sobre Pesca Recreativa en el litoral Atlántico Ibérico, En: I Taller sobre Pesca Recreativa en el litoral Atlántico Ibérico.
  6. Cunha e Sá, Antonieta; Queiroga, Henrique; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2016. The economic valuation and governance of marine and coastal ecosystem services.
  7. Silva, Alexandra; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2015. Sardine Fisheries: Resource assessment and social and economic situation.
  8. Villasante, S; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2015. Small-scale fisheries and the zero discard target.
  9. Potts, Tavis; Brennan, R; Pita, Cristina Brice; Lowrie, G. 2011. Sustainable Seafood and Eco-labelling.
  10. Potts, Tavis; O’Higgins, Tim; Mee, Laurence; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2011. Public perceptions of Europe’s Seas.
  11. Pierce, G; Pita, Cristina Brice. 2010. The future of cephalopod population, fisheries, culture, and research in Europe.
  12. Davies, B; Pita, Cristina Brice; Lusseau, D. 2010. The value of tourism expenditure related to the East of Scotland bottlenose dolphin population.
  13. Hastie, Lee; Pierce, Graham J; Pita, Cristina Brice; Viana, M; Smith, J; Wangvoralak, S. 2009. Squid fishing in UK waters.
Working paper
  1. Pita, Cristina Brice. 2009. "Fisheries versus Aquaculture on a Typical Portuguese Coastal Community". Working Paper.

Other

Dataset
  1. CGTN app—A network analysis of the global cephalopod trade. https://aospina.shinyapps.io/CGTN_app/.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/11/09 Small-scale fisheries in Europe: status, challenges and opportunities. ICES Annual Science Conference
International Council Exploitation of the Seas (Gothenburg, Sweden)
2019/10/07 Alternative markets for artisanal fisheries products International Conference Ocean Governance in Archipelagic Regions
University of the Azores (Faial, Portugal)
2018/10/22 Marketing strategies in small-scale fisheries: efforts to differentiate and add-value to small-scale fisheries products 3rd world small-scale fisheries congress
TBTI network (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
2018/04/18 European attitudes towards marine and coastal environments European Marine Board
FCT (Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/01/17 Developing a method for understanding coastal community vulnerability in Europe EUROMARINE general assembly meeting
EUROMARINE (Matosinhos, Portugal)
2017/07/05 Market diversification for fishery products in Portugal MARE conference People and the Sea
MARE (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2017/06/12 Developing a method for understanding coastal community vulnerability in Europe Building an Atlantic Community: Project and Ideas; A New Era of Blue Enlightenment
EUROMARINE (Lisbon, Portugal)
2017/05/16 The role of women in European coastal communities: An overview Oceans Past VI
COST action (Sesimbra)
2017/04/25 Small-scale fisheries in Europe: challenges and opportunities for the future EAFE conference
European Commission (Dublin, Ireland)
2017/03/06 Small-scale fisheries in Europe: challenges and opportunities for the future Ocean Governance Conference
COST action (Bremen, Germany)
2016/07/01 SSF in Europe: Roles of markets, communities, and organizations TBTI Symposium on European small-scale fisheries and global linkages
University Tenerife (Tenerife, Spain)
2015/09/22 Small-scale fisheries targeting cephalopods in Europe: socioeconomic importance and management ICES Annual Science Conference
ICES (Copenhagen, Denmark)
2015/09/21 Management tools for small-scale fisheries in Europe: a review ICES Annual Science Conference
International Council for the Exploitation of the Seas (Copenhagen, Denmark)
2015/06/24 Small-scale fisheries in Portugal: current status, challenges and opportunities MARE conference People and the Sea
MARE (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2014/09/10 Governability of the small-scale octopus fishery in Portugal 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress
University of Merida (Merida, Mexico)
2013/10/25 Fishers’ opinions about Marine Protected Areas in Portugal IMPAC3 conference: International Marine Protected Areas Congress
IMPAC (Marseille, France)
2013/10/08 Marine Protected Areas in Portugal: Stakeholders’ “images” and implications for management MESMA final conference
MESMA (Lisbon, Portugal)
2011/10/13 The establishment of a network of marine protected areas in Scotland: The participation of the fishing industry Sustainability in the 21st century: the power of dialogue
Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (Lisbon, Portugal)
2011/08/11 The establishment of a marine protected area network in Scotland: The participation of the fishing industry ACES 2011: Conservation conflicts: strategies for coping with a changing world
University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen)
2011/07/06 The perceptions of Scottish inshore fishers towards marine protected areas. International Conference “People & the Sea VI: Bridging Science and Policy for Sustainable Coastal and Seas
University Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2009/12/09 A systematic review of commercial fishers’ attitudes, perceptions and beliefs regarding marine protected areas Marine EcoSystems and Sustainability Conference
University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
2009/09 Stakeholders’ participation in the decision-making process: Scottish inshore fishers’ perceptions of involvement ICES Annual Science Conference
ICES (Berlin, Germany)
2009/04/30 Economic value of the (Moray Firth) bottlenose dolphins Tay Estuary Forum Conference
Tay Estuary Forum (Dundee, United Kingdom)
2007/09/25 Fishers’ attitudes and perceptions towards closed areas as a management tool: do perceptions change for areas created with different purposes European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas
University of Murcia (Murcia, Spain)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2020/09/01 - Current Postdoc supervision of Dr. Apolonia Sherly da Costa, Grant: Fundação Oriente Scholarship, University of Aveiro, Portugal, September 2020 – present
Supervisor
Postdoc (Other)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2020/02/01 - Current Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Lisa Sousa, PERICLES Project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Feb. 2020 – present.
Supervisor
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2020/02/01 - Current PhD co-supervision, candidate Ana Fraga, Thesis: Small-scale fisheries in the Azores, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Feb. 2020 - present.
Co-supervisor
Programa de Doctorado "Marine Science, Technology and Management" (DO*MAR) (PhD)
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2019/10/01 - Current Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Teresa Fonseca, LESSisMORE project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Oct. 2019 – present
Supervisor
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2019/10/01 - Current PhD co-supervision, candidate Ana Margarida Silva, Thesis: Tourism and coastal cultural Heritage: new approaches and opportunities in the Aveiro region. University of Aveiro, Portugal. Oct. 2019 - present.
Co-supervisor
tourism (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2019/10/01 - Current Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Katina Roumbedakis, Cephs&Chefs project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Oct. 2019 - present
Supervisor
2019/09 - 2020/05 Internship, thesis: "certification of small-scale fisheries in the UK), ERASMUS grant
Supervisor
Bangor University, United Kingdom
2018/03/01 - 2019/12/31 Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Silvia Monteiro, Cephs&Chefs project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, March 2018 – Dec. 2019.
Supervisor
2019/04/01 - 2019/09/30 Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Alexandra Baixinho, PERICLES project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, April – Sept. 2019
Supervisor
2018/12/01 - 2019/05/31 Pos-doctoral supervision of Dr. Fabio Matos, Cephs&Chefs project, University of Aveiro, Portugal, December 2018 – May 2019
Supervisor
2016/10 - 2017/05 Internship, thesis: "perceptions about seals in Scotland", ERASMUS grant
Supervisor
Bangor University, United Kingdom
2017 - 2017 Counter-Urbanization of Fishing Areas in Scotland: Toward a Resilience Concept – Case Studies in Aberdeen City and Peterhead
Co-supervisor
European Master in Environmental Studies (Master)
Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
2015 - 2017 Portuguese artisanal octopus fishery: analyzing local ecological knowledge and management perceptions
Co-supervisor
Marine Ecology (Master)
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Analysis of Stakeholder Perceptions on the Values and Conflicts of Wild Salmon Fisheries Management in Scotland: A pilot study
Co-supervisor
International MSc in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (Master)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
2012 - 2013 Certification and labels for fishery products
Co-supervisor
Marine Ecology (Master)
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Perceptions of fishers about MPAs in the Philippines and Cambodia
Supervisor
Marine Biology (Degree)
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2010 - 2010 Fishers’ Perceptions about Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and their Participation in MPA Planning Procedures in Scotland
Co-supervisor
Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology (Master)
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2010 - 2010 Connectivity and the use of local knowledge of benthic biological assemblages in the design of MPAs in the Rockall Bank area
Co-supervisor
Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology: (Master)
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2018/06/11 - 2018/06/12 3rd International Symposium of Ocean Governance for Sustainability. Aveiro, 11-12 June 2018 (2018/06/11 - 2018/06/12)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2019/12/05 PhD committee of João Rodrigues. Thesis: “Human well-being in a changing marine social-ecological system”. 2019. University Santiago de Compostela, Spain
(Thesis) Main arguer
João Rodrigues (PhD)
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2019/09/13 PhD committee of Maria João Cruz. Thesis: “Exploring operational interactions between cetaceans and fisheries in the Azores”. 2019. University of the Azores, Portugal.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Maria João Cruz (PhD)
Universidade dos Açores Departamento de Biologia, Portugal

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2019/05/01 - Current Expert United Nations World Ocean Assessment (UN-WOAII), expert on the topic: socioeconomic aspects of fisheries
Advisor / Consultant
Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations, United States
2018/12/01 - Current Expert of the National Hub Portugal, Atlantic Action Plan. Supporting Smart Sustainable and Inclusive Growth for the Atlantic Area. https://atlanticstrategy.eu/en/contact/the-support-team.
Other
2018/01/01 - Current Leader of the Coastal and Ocean Planning and Governance (COPING) Group in the Department of Environment and Planning (DAO), University of Aveiro
Coordinator
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2018 - Current Co-leader thematic line Marine Ecosystems & Resources (MER), Centre for Environment and Marine Studies (CESAM), University of Aveiro, http://www.cesam.ua.pt/
Coordinator
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2018 - Current Member of ICES working group on SOCIAL Indicators (WGSOCIAL). International Council for the Exploration of the Seas.
Member
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Denmark
2017 - Current Management Committee of the COST Action CA15217 “OceanGov” (Ocean Governance for sustainability – challenges, options and the role of science), member of WG6 (Fisheries governance). OC-2015-2-20171. https://www.oceangov.eu/
Member
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2017 - Current vice-leader of WG6 (Governance of MPAs) in the COST Action “MarCons” (Advancing marine conservation in the European and contiguous seas). OC-2015-1-19601, http://www.marcons-cost.eu/
Member
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2016 - Current Co-leader “market opportunities” cluster in Too Big To Ignore (TBTI). Global partnership for small-scale fisheries research. www.toobigtoignore.net
Member
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2016 - Current Member (and co-proponent) of ICES Strategic Initiative on the Human Dimension in Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (SIHD). International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES).
Member
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Denmark
2016 - Current Member of ICES working group on Resilience and Marine Ecosystem Services (WGRMES). International Council for the Exploration of the Seas.
Member
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Denmark
2016 - Current Member of ICES working group on cephalopod Fisheries and Life History (WGCEPH). International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES).
Member
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Denmark

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2019/10/07 - 2019/10/11 Chair of Panel Session “small-scale fisheries”, 42nd CIESM International Congress. Cascais, Portugal 42nd CIESM International Congress
2019/09/09 - 2019/09/12 Chair of Panel Session “Balancing the social, economic, and ecological impacts of small-scale and recreational fisheries”, ICES Annual Science Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden ICES Annual Science Conference
2018/10/20 - 2018/10/26 Chair of Panel Session “Market and trade challenges for small-scale fisheries: the need for innovation”, 3rd world small-scale fisheries congress. Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2018/05 - 2018/05 Conferência Internacional de Ambiente em Lingua Portuguesa (CIALP) [Environment in the Portuguese Languague International Conference] Universidade de Aveiro
2017/09/18 - 2017/09/21 Co-proposer and chair of Panel Session "Integrating economic and social sciences in marine ecosystem services research”. ICES Annual Conference Florida, USA
2017/07 - 2017/07 Co-proposer and chair of Panel Session “Gender/women relations within coastal and fisheries communities: from past to present”. MARE conference Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017/07 - 2017/07 Co-proposer and chair of Panel Session “Markets and market opportunities for small-scale fishery products”, MARE conference Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017 - 2017 Co-organizer of a workshop EUROMARINE “Developing a method for understanding coastal community vulnerability in Europe” Brest, France
2016/06/29 - 2016/07/01 TBTI 2016 Symposium on European small-scale fisheries and global linkages Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
2016/05 - 2016/06 MSEAS 2016 conference “Understanding marine socio-ecological systems: including the human dimension in Integrated Ecosystem Assessments” Brest, France
2016 - 2016 Co-organizer of the EUROMARINE workshop “Social transformation of small-scale fisheries” Brest, France
2015/09 - 2015/09 Co-convener of ICES conference theme session on "Small-scale fisheries under data-limited scenarios" Copenhagen, Denmark
2015/06 - 2015/06 Co-convener of MARE conference panel session "Status and resilience of small-Scale Fisheries in Europe" Amsterdam, Netherlands

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2020/02/01 - Current Responsible lecturer “Socioeconomic dimension of fisheries”. The International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), University of the Algarve, Portugal (2020) (33h). http://www.imbrsea.eu/ Socioeconomic dimension of fisheries (Master) Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2020/02/01 - Current Responsible lecturer, University of the Algarve, Portugal. Topic: “Socioeconomic dimension of fisheries”. International Masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries (2020) (33h) https://www.ualg.pt/en/curso/1430#undefined Socioeconomic dimension of fisheries (Master) Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2017/01/01 - 2017/04/30 Lecturer University of Aveiro, Portugal. Subject: “Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Planning”, Joint European Master in Environmental Studies – Cities & Sustainability” (JEMES CiSu) (2017). http://www.jemes-cisu.eu/joomla3/ Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Planning (Master) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2018 Short-term scientific missions (STSM) grant
European Commission, Belgium
2015 Short-term scientific missions (STSM) grant
European Commission, Belgium
2004 PhD studentship
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2001 EU ERASMUS Fellowship for post-graduate studies
European Commission, Belgium

Other distinction

2021 Invited speaker at panel “Moving forward across pandemics: rethinking SSF under the new normality”. SSF Open House. World Ocean Week. 7th June 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shIukPKKaTI
2021 Invited speaker at North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE) Conference at the panel session “Does COVID-19 offer an opportunity to restructure fisheries markets?” with the talk entitled: “The impact of COVID-19 on artisanal fisheries mar
2020 Invited speaker at ICES reflections: Understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fisheries, markets communities and management. 16th September 2020. https://www.ices.dk/events/webinars/Pages/webinar_2020.aspx
2020 Invited speaker “People, COVID-19 & beyond: impacts, adaptation & innovation among small-scale fisheries”. Small is Bountiful webinar. 1st June 2020. http://toobigtoignore.net/opportunity/join-us-for-world-ocean-day-2020/
2020 Invited speaker “Leave no one behind: challenges &. Opportunities in implementing SDG target 14B”. Small is Bountiful webinar. 2nd June 2020.
2019 Invited speaker at the International Conference Ocean Governance in Archipelagic Regions
Governo dos Açores, Portugal
2019 Invited speaker at the workshop ENM2030
Governo da República Portuguesa, Portugal
2019 Expert United Nations World Ocean Assessment (UN-WOAII), expert on the topic: socioeconomic aspects of fisheries
Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations, United States
2018 Invited speaker at the European Marine Board plenary meeting
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal
2018 Invited speaker for EUROMARINE general assembly meeting
EUROMARINE Research Network, EU, Belgium
2017 EUROMARINE funding
EUROMARINE Research Network, EU, Belgium
2017 Invited speaker Conference Tribute to Professor Mário Ruivo, Sustainable Ocean Development: a useful utopia
2017 Invited speaker EUROMARINE, Building an Atlantic Community: Project and Ideas
EUROMARINE Research Network, EU, Belgium
2017 Invited speaker on session “European small-scale fisheries: valuation and interaction of recreational and commercial fisheries”
European Commission, Belgium
2017 Invited speaker workshop “CESAM’s contribution to value the sea”
2016 Invited speaker TBTI Symposium on European small-scale fisheries and global linkages
2016 EUROMARINE funding
EUROMARINE Research Network, EU, Belgium
2013 Invited speaker to workshop “Marine Protected Areas through the eyes of fishers”
2011 Invited speaker to Seminar “Sustainability in the 21st century: the power of dialogue"
Fundação Luso-Americana, Portugal
2011 Invited speaker to ACES 2011: Conservation conflicts: strategies for coping with a changing world
2009 Invited speaker to the Tay Estuary Forum Conference