Líneas de investigación

(1) Evaluación de impacto ambiental en ecosistemas marinos costeros, Evaluación de efluentes en la fauna y su hábitat, Impacto de la pesca en ecosistemas costeros.

(2) Estructura y funcionamiento de ecosistemas, Ecología del paisaje en sistemas marinos, Ecología experimental en ecosistemas marinos costeros, Estructura y dinámica de poblaciones y comunidades marinas.

(3) Bases ecológicas y socio-económicas para el manejo y conservación de recursos pesqueros, Biodiversidad y ecología de la conservación, Diseño e implementación de Áreas Protegidas Manejo y conservación de recursos costeros con un enfoque ecosistémico.

 Lista de publicaciones (2012 – 2018)

  • BARBOZA FR, GÓMEZ J, LERCARI D, DEFEO O (2012) Disentangling diversity patterns in sandy beaches along environmental gradients. PLosONE 7(6): e40468
  • DEFEO O, CASTILLA JC (2012) Governance and governability of coastal shellfisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean: multi-scale emerging models and effects. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4: 344-350
  • ORTEGA L, CELENTANO E, FINKL C, DEFEO O (2013) Effects of Climate Variability on the morphodynamics of Uruguayan sandy beaches. Journal of Coastal Research 29(4): 747-755
  • BERGAMINO L, GÓMEZ J, BARBOZA FR, LERCARI D (2013) Major food web properties of two sandy beaches with contrasting morphodynamics, and effects on the stability. Aquatic Ecology 47(3): 253-261
  • SAUCO S, GÓMEZ J, BARBOZA FR, LERCARI D, DEFEO O (2013) Modified whole effluent toxicity test to assess and decouple wastewater effects from Environmental Gradients. PLoS ONE 8(6): e66285
  • DEFEO O, CASTREJÓN M, ORTEGA L, KUHN AM, GUTIÉRREZ NL, CASTILLA JC (2013). Impacts of climate variability on Latin American small-scale fisheries. Ecology and Society 18(4)
  • MCLACHLAN A, DEFEO O, JARAMILLO E, SHORT A (2013) Sandy beach conservation and recreation: guidelines for optimising management strategies for multi-purpose use. Ocean & coastal management, 71: 256 – 268
  • GÓMEZ J, BARBOZA FR, DEFEO O (2013) Environmental drivers defining linkages among life-history traits: Mechanistic insights from a semiterrestrial amphipod subjected to macroscale gradients. Ecology and Evolution 3(11): 3918 – 3924
  • SCHLACHER T, SCHOEMAN DS, JONES AR, DUGAN JE, HUBBARD DM, DEFEO O, PETERSON CH, WESTON MA, MASLO B, OLDS AD, SCAPINI F, NEL R, HARRIS LR, LUCREZI S, LASTRA M, HUIJBERS CM (2014) Metrics to assess ecological condition, change, and impacts in sandy beach ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management  144: 322 – 335
  • LERCARI D, et al. (2014) Trophic models in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: evaluating structure and functioning of coastal ecosystem. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 22(3). Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia [ISSN 1198-6727]. p. 75-77.
  • SCHOEMAN DS; SCHLACHER T; DEFEO, O (2014) Climate-change impacts on sandy-beach biota: crossing a line in the sand. Global Change Biology, 20: 2383 – 2392
  • LERCARI D, DEFEO, O (2015) Large-scale dynamics of sandy beach ecosystems in transitional waters of the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: species turnover, stability and spatial synchrony. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 154: 184 – 193
  • LERCARI D, HORTA S, MARTÍNEZ G, CALLIARI, D, BERGAMINO L (2015) A food web analysis of the Río de la Plata estuary and adjacent shelf ecosystem: trophic structure, biomass flows, and the role of fisheries. Hydrobiologia (E), 742: 39 – 58
  • BARBOZA FR; DEFEO, O (2015) Global diversity patterns in sandy beach macrofauna: a biogeographic analysis. Nature Scientific Reports,5  14515: 1 – 9
  • MUNIZ P, GIMÉNEZ L, CALLIARI D, DEFEO O (2015) Responses of coastal ecosystems to environmental variability in emerging countries from the Americas. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 166(Part A): 1-142
  • GIANELLI I, GASTÓN MARTÍNEZ, DEFEO, O (2015) An ecosystem approach to small-scale co-managed fisheries: the yellow clam fishery in Uruguay. Marine Policy, 62: 196 – 202
  • MOURGLIA V, GONZALEZ VAINER P, DEFEO, O (2015) Distributional patterns in an insect community inhabiting a sandy beach of Uruguay. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 166: 165 – 173
  • ORTEGA L; CELENTANO E, DELGADO E, DEFEO, O (2016) Climate change influences on abundance, individual size and body abnormalities in a sandy beach clam.. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 545: 203 – 213
  • CELENTANO E, DEFEO, O (2016) Climate effects on the mole crab Emerita brasiliensis in a dissipative beach of Uruguay. Marine Ecology Progress Series,552: 211 -222
  • Trophic niche shifts driven by phytoplankton in sandy beach ecosystems. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 180: 33 – 40
  • TOURINHO JM; MARQUEZ A; ELEONORA CELENTANO; DEFEO, O (2016) A new evolutionary unit in the Excirolana braziliensis species. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography, 64: 197 – 202
  • GIANELLI I, DEFEO O. (2017) Uruguayan fisheries under an increasingly globalized scenario: long-term landings and bioeconomic trends. Fisheries Research 190: 53-60
  • FANINI L, ZAMPICININI G, TSIGENOPOULOS CS, BARBOZA FR, LOZOYA, JP, GÓMEZ J, CELENTANO E, LERCARI D, MARCHETTI GM, DEFEO O (2017) Life-history, substrate choice and Cytochrome Oxydase I variations in sandy beach peracaridans along the Rio de la Plata estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 187: 152-159
  • MARTINEZ G, ARIM M, DEFEO O (2017) Distribution of the isopod Excirolana braziliensis on sandy beaches of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 583: 137-148
  • McLACHLAN A, DEFEO O (2018) The Ecology of Sandy Shores. Elsevier, Academic Press
  • LERCARI D, DEFEO O, ORTEGA L, ORLANDO L, GIANELLI I, CELENTANO E (2018) Long-term structural and functional changes driven by climate variability and fishery regimes in a sandy beach ecosystem. Ecological Modelling 368: 41-51
  • DEFEO O, GIANELLI I, MARTÍNEZ G, ORTEGA L, CELENTANO E, LERCARI D, de la ROSA A (2018) Natural, social and governance responses of a small-scale fishery to mass mortalities: the yellow clam Mesodesma mactroides in Uruguay. Global Change in Marine Systems: Societal and Governing Responses. Guillotreau P, Bundy A, Perry RI (eds.) Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society Series, Chapter 17