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Eduardo, Leandro Nole; Frédou, Thierry; Lira, Alex Souza; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani; Bertrand, Arnaud; Ménard, Frédéric; Frédou, Flávia Lucena. Identifying key habitat and spatial patterns of fish biodiversity in the tropical Brazilian continental shelf. Continental Shelf Research, v. 18., p.1, 2018.

Glaser, Marion; Gorris, Philipp; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani; Breckwoldt, Annette. Analysing ecosystem user perceptions of the governance interactions surrounding a brazilian nearshore coral reef. Sustainability, v.10, p.1464, 2018.

ROOKER, JAY R. ; DANCE, MICHAEL A. ; WELLS, R. J. DAVID ; QUIGG, ANTONIETTA ; HILL, RONALD L. ; APPELDOORN, RICHARD S. ; PADOVANI FERREIRA, BEATRICE ; BOSWELL, KEVIN M. ; SANCHEZ, PHILLIP J. ; MOULTON, DAVID L. ; KITCHENS, LARISSA L. ; ROOKER, GARRETT J. ; ASCHENBRENNER, ALEXANDRE . Seascape connectivity and the influence of predation risk on the movement of fishes inhabiting a back-reef ecosystem. Ecosphere, v. 9, p. e02200, 2018.


FEITOSA, C. V. ; ARAÚJO, M. E. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Estimates on age, growth and mortality of the French angelfish Pomacanthus paru (Bloch, 1787) (Teleostei: Pomacanthidae) in the southwestern Atlantic. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ICHTHYOLOGY, v. 33, p. 409-414, 2017.

Marques, Simone ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. . Sexual development and demography of the rock hind Epinephelus adscensionis, a protogynous grouper, in the south-west Atlantic. MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH, v. 68, p. 1977-1990, 2017.

ASCHENBRENNER, ALEXANDRE ; FREITAS, MATHEUS OLIVEIRA ; ROCHA, GECELY RODRIGUES ALVES ; MOURA, RODRIGO LEÃO DE ; FRANCINI-FILHO, RONALDO BASTOS ; MINTE-VERA, CAROLINA ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani . Age, growth parameters and fisheries indices for the lane snapper in the Abrolhos Bank, SW Atlantic. FISHERIES RESEARCH, v. 194, p. 155-163, 2017.


Aschenbrenner, Alexandre; Hackradt, Carlos Werner; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani. Spatial variation in density and size structure indicate habitat selection throughout life stages of two Southwestern Atlantic snappers. Marine Environmental Research, v. 113, p. 49-55, 2016.

LEÃO, ZELINDA M. A. N. ; KIKUCHI, RUY K. P. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. ; NEVES, ELIZABETH G. ; SOVIERZOSKI, HILDA H. ; OLIVEIRA, MARÍLIA D. M. ; MAIDA, MAURO ; CORREIA, MONICA D. ; JOHNSSON, RODRIGO . Brazilian coral reefs in a period of global change: A synthesis. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography (Online), v. 64, p. 97-116, 2016.

ASCHENBRENNER, A. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; ROOKER, J. R. . Spatial and temporal variability in the otolith chemistry of the Brazilian snapper from estuarine and coastal environments. Journal of Fish Biology, v. 89, p. 753-769, 2016.


SILVA-JÚNIOR, C.A.B. ; MÉRIGOT, B. ; LUCENA-FRÉDOU, F. ; FERREIRA, B.P. ; COXEY, M.S. ; REZENDE, S.M. ; FRÉDOU, T. . Functional diversity of fish in tropical estuaries: A traits-based approach of communities in Pernambuco, Brazil. ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE, v. 198, p. 413-420, 2016

Marques, Simone; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani. Age and growth of the mutton hamlet, with a review of the size and age of sex change among epinephelids. Journal of Fish Biology, v. 89, p. 15, 2016.


MÉRIGOT, B. ; FRÉDOU, F. LUCENA ; VIANA, A. PONTES ; FERREIRA, B. PADOVANI ; DO NASCIMENTO COSTA JUNIOR, E. ; BESERRA DA SILVA JÚNIOR, C.A. ; FRÉDOU, T. . Fish assemblages in tropical estuaries of northeast Brazil: A multi-component diversity approach. OCEAN & COASTAL MANAGEMENT, v. 143, p. 175-183, 2016.


Camargo, João Marcello Ribeiro; Araújo, Tereza Cristina Medeiros; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani; Maida, Mauro. Topographic features related to recent sea level history in a sediment-starved tropical shelf: Linking the past, present and future. Regional Studies in Marine Science, v. 2, p. 203-211, 2015.

Feitosa, Caroline Vieira; Marques, Simone ; De Ara'jo, Maria Elisabeth ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani . Reproduction of French angelfish Pomacanthus paru (Teleostei: Pomacanthidae) and implications for management of the ornamental fish trade in Brazil. Marine and Freshwater Research, v. 9999, p. 9999, 2015.


Aschenbrenner, A.; Ferreira, B. P. Age, growth and mortality of Lutjanus alexandrei in estuarine and coastal waters of the tropical south-western Atlantic. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, v. 31, p. 57-64, 2014.

Feitosa, João L.L.; Ferreira, Beatrice P. Distribution and feeding patterns of juvenile parrotfish on algal-dominated coral reefs. Marine Ecology (Berlin), v. 1, p. n/a-n/a, 2014.

Benevides, E.A. ; Vallinoto, M.N.S. ; Fetter Filho, A.F.H. ; De Souza, J.R.B. ; Silva-Oliveira, G. ; Freitas, M.O. ; Ferreira, B.P. ; Hostim-Silva, M. ; Bertoncini, A.A. ; Blanchard, F. ; Torres, R.A. . When physical oceanography meets population genetics: The case study of the genetic/evolutionary discontinuity in the endangered goliath grouper (Epinephelus itajara; Perciformes: Epinephelidae) with comments on the conservation of the species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, v. 56, p. 255-266, 2014.

Giglio, Vinicius J. ; Bertoncini, Áthila A. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. ; Hostim-Silva, Maurício ; Freitas, Matheus O.  . Landings of goliath grouper, Epinephelus itajara, in Brazil: despite prohibited over ten years, fishing continues. Natureza & Conservação, v. 12, p. 118-123, 2014.


Torres, Rodrigo A. ; Feitosa, Rafael B. ; Carvalho, Daniel C. ; Freitas, Matheus O. ; Hostim-Silva, Mauricio ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. DNA barcoding approaches for fishing authentication of exploited grouper species including the endangered and legally protected goliath grouper Epinephelus itajara. Scientia Marina, v. 77, p. 409-418, 2013.

Ferreira, B. P.; Costa, M. B. S. F. ; Coxey, M. S. ; Gaspar, A. L. B. ; Veleda, D. ; Araujo, M. . The effects of sea surface temperature anomalies on oceanic coral reef systems in the southwestern tropical Atlantic. Coral Reefs, v. 32, p. 441-454, 2013.

Sadovy de Mitcheson, Yvonne ; Craig, Matthew T ; Bertoncini, Athila A ; Carpenter, Kent E ; Cheung, William W L ; Choat, John H ; Cornish, Andrew S ; Fennessy, Sean T ; Ferreira, Beatrice P ; Heemstra, Philip C ; Liu, Min ; Myers, Robert F ; Pollard, David A ; Rhodes, Kevin L ; Rocha, Luiz A ; Russell, Barry C ; Samoilys, Melita A ; Sanciangco, Jonnell . Fishing groupers towards extinction: a global assessment of threats and extinction risks in a billion dollar fishery. Fish and Fisheries (Oxford. Print), v. 14, p. 119-136, 2013.


Feitosa, João Lucas L. ; Concentino, Adilma M. ; Teixeira, Simone F. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. . Food resource use by two territorial damselfish (Pomacentridae: Stegastes) on South-Western Atlantic algal-dominated reefs. Journal of Sea Research (Den Burg. Print), v. 70, p. 42-49, 2012.

Feitosa, Caroline Vieira ; Chaves, Laís de Carvalho Teixeira ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani ; de Araújo, Maria Elisabeth . Recreational fish feeding inside Brazilian MPAs: impacts on reef fish community structure. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (Print), v. 1, p. 1-9, 2012.

Feitosa, João Lucas Leão ; Chaves, Laís de Carvalho Teixeira ; Pereira, Pedro Henrique Cipresso ; Moraes, Rodrigo Lima Guerra ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani . Behavioral and ontogenetic colour changes of a poorly known lutjanid. Marine Biology Research (Online), v. 8, p. 906-911, 2012.

Pereira, Pedro H.C. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Agonistic behaviour among Haemulon spp. (Actinopterygii: Haemulidae) and other coral reef fishes in Northeastern Brazil. Cybium (Paris), v. 36, p. 361-367, 2012.


Olavo, George ; Costa, Paulo A. S. ; Martins, Agnaldo S. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. . Shelf-edge reefs as priority areas for conservation of reef fish diversity in the tropical Atlantic. Aquatic Conservation (Print), v. 21, p. 199-209, 2011.

Marques, Simone ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani . Sexual development and reproductive pattern of the Mutton hamlet, Alphestes afer (Teleostei: Epinephelidae): a dyandric, hermaphroditic reef fish. Neotropical Ichthyology, v. 9, p. 547-558, 2011.

Seixas, C. S. ; Kalikoski, D. C. ; Almudi, T. ; Batista, V. S. ; Costa, A. L. ; Diogo, H. L. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; Futemma, C. R. T. ; Moura, R. L. ; Ruffino, M. L. ; Salles, R. ; Thé, A. P. . Gestão compartilhada do uso de recursos pesqueiros no brasil: elementos para um programa nacional. Ambiente e Sociedade (Campinas), v. XIV, p. 23-44, 2011.

Pereira, Pedro H.C. ; Feitosa, João Lucas L. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P . Mixed-species schooling behavior and protective mimicry involving coral reef fish from the genus Haemulon (Haemulidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, v. 9, p. 741-746, 2011.


Pereira, Pedro H.C. ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. ; Rezende, Sérgio M. . Community structure of the ichthyofauna associated with seagrass beds ( Halodule wrightii) in Formoso River estuary - Pernambuco, Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Impresso), v. 82, p. 1-12, 2010.

Gerhardinger, Leopoldo C. ; Godoy, Eduardo A. S. ; Jones, Peter J. S. ; Sales, Gilberto ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. . Marine Protected Dramas: The Flaws of the Brazilian National System of Marine Protected Areas. Environmental Management (New York), p. 1-14, 2010.

TEIXEIRA, S. F. ; DUARTE, Y. F. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Reproduction of the fish Lutjanus analis (mutton snapper; Perciformes: Lutjanidae) from Northeastern Brazil. Revista de Biología Tropical, v. 58, p. 791-800, 2010.

MARQUES, S. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Composição e características da pesca de armadilhas no litoral norte de Pernambuco - Brasil.. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, v. 18, p. 23-34, 2010.


Frédou, Thierry ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. ; Letourneur, Yves . Assessing the stocks of the primary snappers caught in Northeastern Brazilian reef systems. 1: Traditional modelling approaches. Fisheries Research, v. 99, p. 90-96, 2009.

Frédou, Thierry ; Ferreira, Beatrice P. ; Letourneur, Yves . Assessing the stocks of the primary snappers caught in Northeastern Brazilian Reef Systems. 2-A multi-fleet age-structured approach. Fisheries Research, v. 99, p. 97-105, 2009.

Barbosa, Cátia Fernandes ; Prazeres, Martina de Freitas ; Ferreira, Beatrice Padovani ; Seoane, José Carlos Sícoli . Foraminiferal assemblage and reef check census in coral reef health monitoring of East Brazilian margin. Marine Micropaleontology (Print), v. 73, p. 62-69, 2009.


Craig, MT ; Graham, RT ; Torres, RA ; Hyde, JR ; Freitas, MO ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; Hostim-Silva, M ; Gerhardinger, LC ; Robertson, DR . How many species of goliath grouper are there? Cryptic genetic divergence in a threatened marine fish and the resurrection of a geopolitical species. Endangered Species Research (Print), v. goliath, p. 1-8, 2008.

Feitosa, Caroline Vieira ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; Elisabeth de Araújo, Maria . A rapid new method for assessing sustainability of ornamental fish by-catch from coral reefs. Marine and Freshwater Research, v. 59, p. 1092, 2008.


FREDOU, T. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; LETOURNEUR, Y. . Dynamics of reef fishery in the Northeast Brazil: a univariate and multivariate approach.. ICES Journal of Marine Science, v. 63, p. 883-896, 2006.


FREDOU, T. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Bathymetric trends of northeastern Brazilian snappers (Pisces, Lutjanidae): implications for the reef fishery dynamic.. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, v. 48, n.5, p. 787-800, 2005.

FERREIRA, B. P.; MELLO, T. R. R. ; REINHARDT, M. H. . Peixes ornamentais marinhos dos recifes de Tamandaré (PE): padrões de distribuição, conservaçào e educação ambinetal. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, Brasília, v. 13, n.1, p. 9-23, 2005.

NOTHINGHAM, M. ; BARROS, G. M. L. ; ARAUJO, M. E. ; ROSAS, I. L. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; MELLO, T. R. R. . O Ordenamento da Explotação de peixes ornamentais marinhos no Brasil. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, Brasília, v. 13, n.1, p. 75-109, 2005.


DIEDHIOU, M. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; RESENDE, S. M. . Idade e Crescimento da guaiúba Lutjanus chrysurus do Nordeste do Brasil.. Arquivos de Ciências do Mar, Fortaleza, v. 37, n.2, p. 100-121, 2004.

FERREIRA, C. E. L. ; FLOETER, S. ; GASPARINI, J. L. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; JOYEUX, J. C. . Trophic structure patterns of Brazilian reef fishes: a latitudinal comparison. Journal of Biogeography, Blackwell, v. 31, p. 1093-1106, 2004.

TEIXEIRA, S. F. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; PADOVAN, I. . Aspects of fishing and reproduction of the black grouper Mycteroperca bonaci (Poey, 1860) (Serranidae:. Neotropical Ichthyology, Brasil, v. 2, n.1, p. 1-44, 2004.

RESENDE, S. M. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Age, growth and mortality of dog snapper Lutjanus jocu (Bloch & Schneider 1801) in the northeast coast of Brasil.. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography, Sao Paulo, v. 52, n.2, p. 107-121, 2004.

FERREIRA, B. P.; MAIDA, M. ; MESSIAS, L. T. . The Environmental Municipal Councils as an instrument in coastal integrated management. Journal of Coastal Research, v. SI 39, 2004.

ALCANTARA, R. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; TRAVASSOS, P. . A Pesca Artesanal e o Turismo em Porto de galihas, Pernambuco. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, Brasília, v. 12, n.1, p. 195-207, 2004.


RESENDE, S. M. ; FERREIRA, B. P. ; FREDOU, T. . A Pesca de Lutjanideos no Nordeste do Brasil: Histórico das Pescarias, características das espeécies e relevância para o manejo. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, v. 11, n.1, p. 56-63, 2003.


SCHAWMBORN, S. H. L. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . Age Structure and Growth of the Dusky Damselfish Stegastes fuscus CUVIER 1830 from Tamandaré Reefs, Pernambuco, Brasil.. Environmental Biology of Fishes, Netherlands, v. 63, p. 79-88, 2002.


FERREIRA, B. P.; MAIDA, M. . Fishing and the Future of Brazil´s Northeastern Reefs. Intercoast- International newsletter of Coastal management, Rhode island, v. 38, p. 22-23, 2001.

FERREIRA, B. P.; CAVA, F. . Ictiofauna Marinha da APA Costa dos Corais: lista de espécies através de levantamento da Pesca e Observações Subaquáticas. Boletim Técnico Científico do CEPENE, Brasília, v. 9, n.1, p. 167-180, 2001.


Santos, M. C. F. ; FERREIRA, B. P. . A influência do Tupi na nomenclatura marinha do Litoral Sul de Pernambuco. Tropical Oceanography (Online), Recife- Pernambuco, v. 2, 2000.


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