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Biodiversity and distribution patterns of the Medusozoa form the South-Western Atlantic

Grant number: 13/50484-4
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Zoology
Cooperation agreement: CONICET
Principal researcher:Antonio Carlos Marques
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Principal researcher abroad: Gabriel Nestor Genzano
Institution abroad: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/50242-5 - Dimensions of marine life: patterns and process of diversifications in planktonic and benthic cnidarians, AP.BTA.TEM


Biogeographic studies for the South-Western Atlantic Ocean are scarce. The purpose of this collaborative project is to merge expertises on areas of biodiversity inference in a comprehensive geographical and taxonomic analysis. (AU)

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Scientific publications (27)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CUNHA, AMANDA F.; COLLINS, ALLEN G.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. When morphometry meets taxonomy: morphological variation and species boundaries in Proboscoida (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, v. 190, n. 2, p. 417-447, . (13/50484-4, 17/00641-7, 11/22260-9, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 18/24781-5, 13/25874-3)
JAIMES-BECERRA, ADRIAN; CHUNG, RAY; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; WESTON, ANDREW J.; PADILLA, GABRIEL; GACESA, RANKO; WARD, MALCOLM; LONG, PAUL F.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Comparative proteomics reveals recruitment patterns of some protein families in the venoms of Cnidaria. Toxicon, v. 137, p. 19-26, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 10/50174-7)
MIRANDA, THAIS P.; CUNHA, AMANDA F.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Status of the names of some hydroid species (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa), described from the Atlantic coast of Patagonia. Zootaxa, v. 4171, n. 3, p. 595-600, . (13/50484-4, 11/22260-9, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 14/24407-5)
FERNANDEZ, MARINA O.; NAVARRETE, SERGIO A.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Temporal variation in richness and composition of recruits in a diverse cnidarian assemblage of subtropical Brazil. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 460, p. 144-152, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5)
MENDOZA-BECERRIL, MARIA A.; MARIAN, JOSE EDUARDO A. R.; MIGOTTO, ALVARO ESTEVES; MARQUES, ANTONIO CARLOS. Exoskeletons of Bougainvilliidae and other Hydroidolina (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) : structure and composition. PeerJ, v. 5, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5)
BROTZ, LUCAS; SCHIARITI, AGUSTIN; LOPEZ-MARTINEZ, JUANA; ALVAREZ-TELLO, JAVIER; HSIEH, Y. -H. PEGGY; JONES, ROBERT P.; QUINONES, JAVIER; DONG, ZHIJUN; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; PRECIADO, MERCY; et al. Jellyfish fisheries in the Americas: origin, state of the art, and perspectives on new fishing grounds. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, v. 27, n. 1, p. 1-29, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5, 10/50174-7)
MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; STAMPAR, SERGIO N.; MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO M.; DA SILVEIRA, FABIO L.. All non-indigenous species were introduced recently? The case study of Cassiopea (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in Brazilian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, v. 97, n. 2, p. 321-328, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5, 10/50174-7)
MIRANDA, LUCILIA S.; BRANCH, GEORGE M.; COLLINS, ALLEN G.; HIRANO, YAYOI M.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.; GRIFFITHS, CHARLES L.. Stalked jellyfishes (Cnidaria: Staurozoa) of South Africa, with the description of Calvadosia lewisi sp nov.. Zootaxa, v. 4227, n. 3, p. 369-389, . (13/50484-4, 15/23695-0, 10/07362-7, 11/50242-5)
MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; SCHIARITI, AGUSTIN; STAMPAR, SERGIO N.; MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO M.; STRAEHLER-POHL, ILKA; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Succession of generations is still the general paradigm for scyphozoan life cycles. BULLETIN OF MARINE SCIENCE, v. 92, n. 3, p. 343-351, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5, 10/50174-7, 15/24408-4)
MIRANDA, THAIS PIRES; NESTOR GENZANO, GABRIEL; MARQUES, ANTONIO CARLOS. Areas of endemism in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean based on the distribution of benthic hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Zootaxa, v. 4033, n. 4, p. 484-506, . (13/50484-4, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 14/24407-5)
MENDOZA-BECERRIL, MARIA A.; MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO M.; PACHECO, MIRIAN L. A. F.; SIMOES, MARCELLO G.; LEME, JULIANA M.; MIRANDA, LUCILIA S.; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. An evolutionary comparative analysis of the medusozoan (Cnidaria) exoskeleton. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 178, n. 2, p. 206-225, . (13/50484-4, 09/02312-4, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 10/50174-7)
CUNHA, AMANDA F.; MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO M.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Variability on microevolutionary and macroevolutionary scales: a review on patterns of morphological variation in Cnidaria Medusozoa. ORGANISMS DIVERSITY & EVOLUTION, v. 16, n. 3, p. 431-442, . (13/50484-4, 11/22260-9, 11/50242-5, 13/25874-3)
FERNANDEZ, MARINA O.; NAVARRETE, SERGIO A.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. A comparison of temporal turnover of species from benthic cnidarian assemblages in tropical and subtropical harbours. MARINE BIOLOGY RESEARCH, v. 11, n. 5, p. 492-503, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5)
DOONAN, LIAM B.; LYNHAM, STEVEN; QUINLAN, CATHERINE; IBIJI, SPIKE C.; WINTER, CARLOS E.; PADILLA, GABRIEL; JAIMES-BECERRA, ADRIAN; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.; LONG, PAUL F.. Venom Composition Does Not Vary Greatly Between Different Nematocyst Types Isolated from the Primary Tentacles of Olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). BIOLOGICAL BULLETIN, v. 237, n. 1, p. 26-35, . (13/50484-4, 15/21007-9, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 10/50174-7)
ALE, EZEQUIEL; RAMSAK, ANDREJA; STANKOVIC, DAVID; MORANDINI, ANDRE CARRARA; MEYER, DIOGO; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Early Pleistocene divergence of Pelagia noctiluca populations (Cnidaria, Medusozoa) between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, v. 99, n. 8, p. 1753-1764, . (04/09961-4, 15/21007-9, 11/50242-5, 13/50484-4)
TISEO, GISELE R.; GARCIA-RODRIGUEZ, JIMENA; ZARA, FERNANDO J.; AMES, CHERYL LEWIS; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.. Spermatogenesis and gonadal cycle in male Tamoya haplonema and Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (Cnidaria, Cubozoa). ZOOLOGISCHER ANZEIGER, v. 279, p. 59-67, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5, 10/50188-8, 10/50174-7)
MENDOZA-BECERRIL, MARIA A.; JAIMES-BECERRA, ADRIAN JOSE; COLLINS, ALLEN G.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Phylogeny and morphological evolution of the so-called bougainvilliids (Hydrozoa, Hydroidolina). ZOOLOGICA SCRIPTA, v. 47, n. 5, p. 608-622, . (13/50484-4, 11/50242-5)
RODRIGUEZ, CAROLINA S.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.; MIANZAN, HERMES W.; TRONOLONE, VALQUIRIA B.; MIGOTTO, ALVARO E.; GENZANO, GABRIEL N.. Environment and life cycles influence distribution patterns of hydromedusae in austral South America. MARINE BIOLOGY RESEARCH, v. 13, n. 6, p. 659-670, . (13/50484-4, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 12/21583-1)
MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO M.; MIRANDA, THAIS P.; CANTERO, ALVARO L. PENA; BARBEITOS, MARCOS S.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Towards a phylogenetic classification of Leptothecata (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v. 6, . (13/50484-4, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5, 10/06927-0, 14/24407-5)
MIRANDA, LUCILIA S.; HIRANO, YAYOI M.; MILLS, CLAUDIA E.; FALCONER, AUDREY; FENWICK, DAVID; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.; COLLINS, ALLEN G.. Systematics of stalked jellyfishes (Cnidaria: Staurozoa). PeerJ, v. 4, . (10/07362-7, 13/50484-4, 11/50242-5)
MIRANDA, LUCILIA S.; COLLINS, ALLEN G.; HIRANO, YAYOI M.; MILLS, CLAUDIA E.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Comparative internal anatomy of Staurozoa (Cnidaria), with functional and evolutionary inferences. PeerJ, v. 4, . (10/07362-7, 11/50242-5, 13/50484-4, 15/23695-0)
VIEIRA, LEANDRO M.; JONES, MARY E. SPENCER; WINSTON, JUDITH E.; MIGOTTO, ALVARO E.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Evidence for Polyphyly of the Genus Scrupocellaria (Bryozoa: Candidae) Based on a Phylogenetic Analysis of Morphological Characters. PLoS One, v. 9, n. 4, . (13/50484-4, 08/10619-0, 11/50242-5, 12/24285-1)
MIRANDA, LUCILIA S.; GARCIA-RODRIGUEZ, JIMENA; COLLINS, ALLEN G.; MORANDINI, ANDRE C.; MARQUES, ANTONIO C.. Evolution of the claustrum in Cnidaria: comparative anatomy reveals that it is exclusive to some species of Staurozoa and absent in Cubozoa. ORGANISMS DIVERSITY & EVOLUTION, v. 17, n. 4, p. 753-766, . (10/50174-7, 15/23695-0, 13/50484-4, 10/07362-7, 11/50242-5, 15/21007-9)
OLIVEIRA, OTTO M. P.; MIRANDA, THAIS P.; ARAUJO, ENILMA M.; AYON, PATRICIA; CEDENO-POSSO, CRISTINA M.; CEPEDA-MERCADO, AMANCAY A.; CORDOVA, PABLO; CUNHA, AMANDA F.; GENZANO, GABRIEL N.; HADDAD, MARIA ANGELICA; et al. Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters. Zootaxa, v. 4194, n. 1, p. 1-256, . (13/50484-4, 04/09961-4, 11/50242-5)

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