Publications (last 5 years)

Wernberg, Bennett, S., Babcock,R.C. de Bettignies, T., Cure, K., Depczynski, M., Dufois, F., Fromont, J., Fulton, C.J. Hovey, R.K., Harvey, E.S., Holmes, T.H., Kendrick,G.A., Radford, B., Santana-Garcon, J., Saunders, B.J., Smale, D.A., Thomsen, M.S., Tuckett, C.A., Tuya, F., Vanderklift, M.A., Wilson, S. 2016. Climate-driven regime shift of a temperate marine ecosystem. Science 353(6295): 169-172.

Tuya, Betancor, S., Fabbri, F., Espino, F. Haroun, R. 2016. Photo-physiological performance and short-term acclimation of two coexisting macrophytes (Cymodocea nodosa and Caulerpa prolifera) with depth. Scientia Marina 80(2): 247-259.

García-Mederos, Tuya, F., Tuset, V. 2016. Life-history strategies of a conspicuous reef fish, the Canary damsel Similiparma lurida (Pomacentridae) in the northeastern Atlantic. Scientia Marina 80: 57-68.

García-Sanz, Navarro, P.G., Png-González, L, Tuya, F. 2016. Contrasting patterns of amphipod dispersion in a seagrass meadow between day and night: consistency through a lunar cycle. Marine Biology Research 12: 56-65.

Del Moral, Vidal, J., Betancor, S., Tuya, F. 2016. Differences in herbivory intensity between the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa and the green alga Caulerpa prolifera inhabiting the same habitat. Aquatic Botany 128: 48–57.

Espino, F., Triay-Portella, R., González, J.A., Haroun, R., Tuya, F. 2015. Population structure of the pearly razorfish, Xyrichtys novacula (Actinopterygii: Labridae), in sand-seagrass mosaics: spatial variation according to habitat features and sampling techniques. Scientia Marina 79(2): 179-188.

 Franco, J.N. Wernberg, T., Bertocci, I., Duarte, P., Jacinto, D., Vasco-Rodrigues, N., Tuya, F. 2015. Herbivory drives kelp recruits into ‘hiding’ in a warm ocean climate. Marine Ecology Progress Series 536: 1–9.                                     

 Espino, F., Brito, A., Haroun, R., Tuya, F. 2015. Macroecological analysis of the fish fauna inhabiting Cymodocea nodosa seagrass meadows. Journal of Fish Biology 87: 1000–1018.

García-Mederos, A., Tuya, F., Tuset, V.M. 2015. The structure of a nearshore fish assemblage at an oceanic island: insight from small scale fisheries through bottom traps at Gran Canary Island (Canary Islands, eastern Atlantic). Aquatic Living Resources 28:1-10.

 Tuya, F., Betancor, S., Viera-Rodríguez, M.A., Guedes, R., Riera, R., Haroun, R., Espino, F. 2015. Effect of chronic versus pulse perturbations on a marine ecosystem: integration of functional responses across organization levels. Ecosystems 18: 1455–1471.

Pinho, D., Bertocci, I., Arenas, F., Franco, J.N., Jacinto, D., Castro, J.J., Vieira, R., Sousa-Pinto, I., Wernberg, T., Tuya, F. 2015. Spatial and temporal variation of kelp forests and associated macroalgal assemblages along the Portuguese coast. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 113-122.

 Tuya, F. Espino, F. 2015. La biodiversidad de las praderas españolas: Canarias. En: Ruiz, J.M., Guillén, J.E., Ramos-Segura, A. Otero, M.M. (editores). Atlas de las praderas marinas de España, IEO/IEL/ UICN, Murcia-Alicante-Málaga, 681 pp.

 Ruiz de la Rosa, M., Tuya, F., Herrera, R., Moro, L., Espino, F., Haroun, R., Manent, P. 2015. Praderas de angiospermas marinas de las Islas Canarias. En: Ruiz, J.M., Guillén, J.E., Ramos-Segura, A. Otero, M.M. (editores). Atlas de las praderas marinas de España, IEO/IEL/ UICN, Murcia-Alicante-Málaga, 681 pp.

Ramírez, R., Haroun, R. 2015. Variability in the abundance of the rock crab Grapsus adscensionensis (Decapoda: Grapsidae) in the Canary Islands (Eastern Atlantic). Journal of Shellfish Research 33(3): 787-793.                       

Ramírez, B., Ortega, L., Montero, D., Tuya, F., Haroun, R. 2015. Monitoring a massive escape of European Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus Labrax) at an oceanic island: potential species establishment. Journal of Aquaculture Research and Development 6(5): 1000339.

Fabbri, F. Espino, F., Herrera, H., Moro, L., Haroun, R., Riera, R., González-Henríquez, N., Bergasa, O., Monterroso, O., Ruiz de la Rosa, M., Tuya, F. 2015. Trends of the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa (Magnoliophyta) in the Canary Islands: population changes in the last two decades. Scientia Marina 79: 7-13.

Riera, R., Tuya, F., Pérez, O., Ramos, E., Rodríguez, M., Monterroso, O. 2015. Effects of proximity to offshore fish farms over soft-bottom macrofauna. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 95: 255–263.

Espino, F., González, J.A., Haroun, R., Tuya, F. 2015. Abundance and biomass of the parrotfish Sparisoma cretense in seagrass meadows: temporal and spatial differences between seagrass interiors and seagrass adjacent to reefs. Enviromental Biology of Fishes 98:121–133.

Betancor, S., Domínguez, B., Tuya, F., Figueroa, F.L., Haroun, R. 2015. Photosynthetic performance and photoprotection of Cystoseira humilis (Phaeophyceae) and Digenea simplex (Rhodophyceae) in an intertidal rock pool. Aquatic Botany 121: 16–25.

Muhs, D.R., Meco, J., Simmons, K.R. 2014. Uranium-series ages of corals, sea level history, and palaeozoogeography, Canary Islands, Spain: An exploratory study for two Quaternary interglacial periods. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 394: 99- 118.

Montesinos, M., Ramos, A.J.G., Lomoschitz, A., Coca, J., Redondo, A., Betancort, J.F., Meco, J. 2014. Extralimital Senegalese species during Marine Isotope Stages 5.5 and 11 in the Canary Islands (29ºN): Sea surface temperatures estimates. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 410: 153- 163.

Betancort J.F., Lomoschitz A., Meco J. 2014. Mio-Pliocene crustaceans from the Canary Islands, Spain. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 120: 337-349.

Monzón-Argüello, C., Consuegra, S., Gajardo, G., Marco-Rius, F., Fowler, D. M., DeFaveri, J., Mërila, J., Garcia de Leaniz, C. 2014. Contrasting patterns of genetic and phenotypic differentiation in two invasive salmonids in the Southern Hemisphere. Evolutionary Applications 7: 921-936.

Monzón-Argüello, C., Garcia de Leaniz, C. Gajardo, G., Consuegra, S. 2014. Eco-immunology of fish invasions: the role of MHC variation. Inmmunogenetics, 66: 393-402.

Carreras C, Monzón-Argüello, C., López-Jurado, L.F., Calabuig, C., Bellido, J.J., Castillo, J.J. Sánchez, P., Medina, P., Tomás, J. Gozalbes, P. Fernández, G., Marco, A., Cardona, L. 2014. Origin and dispersal routes of foreign green and kemp’s ridley turtles in Spanish Atlantic and Mediterranean waters. Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 73- 86.

Shamblin, B. M., Bolten, A. B., Abreu-Grobois, F. A., Bjorndal, K. A., Cardona, L., Carreras, C., Clusa, M., Monzón-Argüello, C., Nairn, C. J., Nielsen, J. T., Nel, R., Soares, L. S., Stewart, K. R., Türkozan, O., Dutton, P.H. 2014. Geographic patterns of genetic variation in a broadly distributed marine vertebrate: new insights into loggerhead turtle stock structure from expanded mitochondrial DNA sequences. PlosOne 9: 1-12.

García-Romero, J., Ginés, R., Izquierdo, M.S., Haroun, R., Badilla, R., Robaina, L. 2014. Effects of dietary substitution of fresh meal for marine crab and echinoderm meals on growth performance, ammonia excretion, skin color, and flesh quality and oxidation of red porgy (Pagrus pagrus). Aquaculture 422: 239- 248.

G.M. Martins, Jenkins S.R., Ramírez R., Tuya F., Neto A.I., Arenas F. 2014. Early patterns of recovery from disturbance in intertidal algal assemblages: consistency across regions within a marine province. Marine Ecology Progress Series 517: 131–142.

Gil-Díaz, T., Haroun R., Tuya, F., Betancor, S., Viera-Rodríguez, M.A. 2014. Effects of ocean acidification on the brown alga Padina pavonica: decalcification due to acute and chronic events. Plos One 9(9): e108630.

Herrera, A., Landeira, J.M., Tuya, F., Packard, T., Espino, F., Gómez, M. 2014. Seasonal variability of suprabenthic crustaceans associated with Cymodocea nodosa seagrass meadows off Gran Canaria (eastern Atlantic). Continental Shelf Research 88: 1-10.

García-Sanz, S., Navarro, P.G., Tuya, F. 2014. Contrasting recruitment seasonality of sea urchin species in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic). Mediterranean Marine Science 15: 475-481.

García-Sanz, S., Navarro, P.G., Landeira, J.M., Tuya, F. 2014. Colonization patterns of decapods into artificial collectors: seasonality between habitat patches. Journal of Crustacean Biology 34: 431-441.

Tuya, F., Haroun, R., Espino, F. 2014. Economic assessment of ecosystem services: Monetary value of seagrass meadows for coastal fisheries. Ocean and Coastal Management 96: 181-187.

Bertocci, I. Seabra, M.I., Dominguez, R., Jacinto, D., Ramírez, R., Coca, J., Tuya, F. 2014. Effects of loss of algal canopies along temperature and irradiation gradients in continental Portugal and the Canary Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 506: 47–60.

Tuya, F., Png-Gonzalez, L., Riera, R., Haroun, R., Espino, F. 2014. Ecological structure and function differs between habitats dominated by seagrasses and green seaweeds. Marine Environmental Research 98: 1-13.

Larsen, K., Tuya, F., Froufe, E. 2014. Genetic divergence of tanaidaceans (Crustacea: Peracarida) with low dispersal ability. Scientia Marina 78: 81-90.

García-Sanz, S., Navarro, P.G., Tuya, F. 2014. Colonization of prosobranch gastropods onto artificial substrates: seasonal patterns between habitat patches. American Malacological Bulletin 32: 94-103.

Navarro, P.G., García-Sanz, S., Tuya, F. 2014. Contrasting displacement of the sea cucumber Holothuria arguinensis between adjacent nearshore habitats. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 453: 123–130.

Png-González, L., Vázquez-Luis, M., Tuya, F. 2014. Comparison of epifaunal assemblages between Cymodocea nodosa and Caulerpa prolifera meadows in Gran Canaria (eastern Atlantic). Journal of the Marine Biological Association 94: 241-253.

Biskup, S., Bertoci, I., Arenas, F., Tuya, F. 2014. Functional responses of juvenile kelps, Laminaria ochroleuca and Saccorhiza polyschides, to increasing temperatures. Aquatic Botany 113: 117– 122.

Betancor, S., Tuya, F., Gil-Díaz, T., Figueroa, F.L., Haroun, R. 2014. Effects of a submarine eruption on the performance of two brown seaweeds. Journal of Sea Research 87: 68–78.

Tuya, F., Ribeiro-Leite, L., Arto-Cuesta, N., Coca, J., Haroun, R., Espino, F. 2014. Decadal changes in the structure of Cymodocea nodosa seagrass meadows: Natural vs. human influences. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 137: 41-49.

Castro, J.J., Hernández-García, V., Santana-Ortega, A.T., Martí-Trujillo, J.A., Pérez-González, Y., Santana-Artíles, G. 2014. Notes on the biology of the Deep-sea crab Paramola cuvieri (Risso, 1816) (Decapoda Homolidae) in the Canary Islands (Central-East Atlantic). Crustaceana 87:1-18.

Varo-Cruz, N., Hawkes, L. A., Cejudo, D., López, P., Coyne, M., Godley, B.J., López-Jurado, L.F. 2013. Satellite tracking derived insights into migration and foraging strategies of male loggerhead turtles in the Eastern Atlantic. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 443: 134- 140.

Ganzedo, U., Erdaide, O., Trujillo-Santana, A., Alvera-Azcárate, A., Castro, J.J. 2013. Reconstruction of spatio temporal capture data by means of orthogonal functions: the case of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the central-east Atlantic. Scientia Marina 77:575-584.

Thyssen, L., Triay-Portella, R., Santana del Pino, A., Castro, J.J. 2013. Homing behaviour of the rock pool blenny Parablennius parvicornis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Journal of Natural History 48: 1169-1179.

Riera, R., Tuya, F., Rodríguez, M., Monterroso, O., Ramos, E. 2013. Confounding response of macrofauna from a confluence of impacts: brine and sewage pollution. Acta Oceanologica Sinica 32:74-81.

Tuya, F., Viera-Rodríguez, M.A., Guedes, R., Espino, F., Haroun, R., Terrados, J. 2013. Seagrass responses to nutrient enrichment depend on clonal integration, but not flow-on effects on associated biota. Marine Ecology Progress Series 490:23-35.

Navarro, P.G., García-Sanz, S., Barrio, J.M., Tuya, F. 2013. Feeding and movement patterns of the sea cucumber Holothuria sanctori. Marine Biology 160: 2957-2966.

Navarro, P.G., García-Sanz, S., Tuya, F. 2013. Patrones de abundancia y talla de Holothuria sanctori, Holothuria mammata y Holothuria arguinensis (Echinodermata: Holoturoidea) en la isla de Gran Canaria, Atlántico oriental. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 48: 273-284.

Faria, J., Froufe F, Tuya, F., Alexandrino, P., Pérez-Losada, M. 2013. Panmixia in the endangered slipper lobster Scyllarides latus from the northeastern Atlantic and western Mediterranean. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 57-566.

Tuya, F., Hernández-Zerpa, H., Espino, F., Haroun, R.J. 2013. Drastic decadal decline of the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa at Gran Canaria (Eastern Atlantic): Interactions with the green algae Caulerpa prolifera. Aquatic Botany: 105 1-6.

Wernberg, T., Smale, D.A., Tuya, F., Thomsen, M.S., Langlois, T.J., de Bettignies, T., Bennett, S. Rousseaux, C.S. 2013. An extreme climatic event alters marine ecosystem structure in a global biodiversity hotspot. Nature Climate Change 3: 78-82.

Riera, R., Tuya, F., Sacramento, A., Ramos, E., Monterroso, O., Rodríguez, M. 2013. Influence of the combined disposal of sewage and brine on meiofauna. Ciencias Marinas 39: 15–27.

Gartner, A., Tuya, F., Lavery, P.S., McMahon, K. 2013. Habitat preferences of macroinvertebrate fauna among seagrasses with varying structural forms. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 439: 143–151.

Tuya, F., Espino, F., Terrados, J. 2013. Preservation of seagrass clonal integration buffers against burial stress. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 439: 42-46.

Castro, J.J. 2012. A new record of the West African fiddler crac, Uca tangeri, from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). Marine Biodiversity Records. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 5: 19.

Lessios, H.A., Lockhart, S., Collin, R., Sotil, G., Sánchez-Jerez, P., Zigler, K.S., Pérez, A.F., Garrido, M.J., Geyer, L.B., Bernardi, G., Vacquier, V.D., Haroun, R., Kessin, B.D. 2012. Phylogeography and bindin evolution in Arbacia, a sea urchin genus with an unusual distribution. Molecular Ecology 21: 130- 144            .

  1. Marco, Abella, E., Liria-Loza, A., Martins, S., López, O., Jiménez-Bordón, S., Medina, M., Oujo, C. Gaona, P., Godley, B.J., López-Jurado, L.F. 2012. Abundance and exploitation of loggerhead turtles nesting in Boa Vista island, Cape Verde: the only substantial rookery in the Eastern Atlantic. Animal Conservation 15: 351- 360.

Navarro, P.G., García-Sanz, S., Tuya, F. 2012. Reproductive biology of the sea cucumber Holothuria sanctori (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Scientia Marina 76: 741-752.

Riera, R., Núñez, J., Brito, M.C., Tuya, F. 2012. Differences in diversity, structure, and variability between intertidal and subtidal meiofaunal assemblages. Ciencias Marinas 38: 677–693.

García-Sanz, S., Tuya, F., González-Navarro, P., Angulo-Preckler, C., Haroun, R.J.  2012. Post larval, short-term, colonization patterns: The effect of substratum complexity across subtidal, adjacent, habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science: 112: 183-191.

Tuya, F. Cacabelos, E., Duarte, P., Jacinto, D., Castro, J.J., Silva, T., Bertoci, I., Franco, J.N., Arenas, F., Coca, J., Wernberg, T. 2012. Patterns of landscape and assemblage structure along a latitudinal gradient in ocean climate. Marine Ecology Progress Series 466: 9-19.

Riera, R., Tuya, F., Ramos, E., Rodríguez, M., Monterroso, O. 2012. Variability of macrofaunal assemblages on the surroundings of a brine disposal. Desalination 291: 94-100.

Riera, R., Núñez, J., Brito, M.C., Tuya, F. 2011. Temporal variability of a subtropical intertidal meiofaunal assemblage: contrasting effects at the species and assemblage-level. Vie et Milieu – Life and Environment, 61: 129-137.

Thomsen, M.S., Wernberg, T., Engelen, A.H., Tuya, F., Vanderklift, M.A. et al. 2012. A Meta-Analysis of Seaweed Impacts on Seagrasses: Generalities and Knowledge Gaps. PLoS ONE 7(1): e28595.

Monzón-Argüello, C. Dell’Amico, F., Moriniére, P., Marco, A., López-Jurado, L.F., Hays, G.C., Scott, R., Marsh, R., Lee, P.L.M. 2012. Lost at sea: genetic, oceanographic and meteorological evidence for storm-forced dispersal. Journal of the Royal Society interface 9: 1725-1732.

Meco J., Muhs, D., Fontugne, M., Ramos, A.J.G., Lomoschitz, A., Patterson, D. 2011. Late Pliocene and Quaternary Eurasian locust infestations in the Canary Archipelago. Lethaia 44: 440-454.

Polanco, J., Gancedo, U., Sáenz, J., Caballero-Alfonso, A.M., Castro, J.J. 2011. Wavelet analysis of correlation among Canary Islands octopus captures per unit effort, sea-surface temperature and the North Atlantic Oscillation. Fisheries Research 107: 177-187.

Castro, J.J., Hernández-García, V., Santana-Ortega, A.T., Cuyás, C., Almonacid, E., Hernández-López, J.L., Cuscó, R. 2011. Contribution to the biology and fishery of the deep-sea swimming crab, Bathynectes mavigna (Prestandrea, 1839) (Decapoda, Pontunidae) in waters of the Canary Islands (Central-East Atlantic). Crustaceana 84: 169- 186.

Espino, F., Tuya, F., Brito, A., Haroun R.J. 2011. Spatial variability in the structure of the ichthyofauna associated with Cymodocea nodosa seagrass meadows across the Canary Islands, north-eastern subtropical Atlantic. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 46: 391-403.

Estefanell, J., Socorro, J., Tuya, F., Izquierdo, M., Roo, J. 2011. Growth, protein retention and biochemical composition in Octopus vulgaris fed on different diets based on crustaceans and aquaculture by-products. Aquaculture 322-323: 91-98.

Tuya, F., Duarte, P. 2011. Role of food availability in the bathymetric distribution of the starfish Marthasterias glacialis (Lamk.) on reefs of northern Portugal. Scientia Marina 76: 9-15.

Riera, R., Tuya, F., Sacramento, A., Ramos, E., Rodríguez, M., Monterroso, O. 2011. The effects of brine disposal on a subtidal meiofaunal community. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 93: 359-365.

Espino, F., Tuya, F., Brito, A., Haroun, R.J. 2011. Ichthyofauna associated with Cymodocea nodosa meadows in the Canarian Archipelago (central eastern Atlantic): community structure and nursery role. Ciencias Marinas 37: 157–174.

Tuya, F., Wernberg, T., Thomsen, M.S. 2011. The relative influence of local to regional drivers of variation in reef fishes. Journal of Fish Biology 79, 217–234.

Tuya, F. Vanderklift, M.A., Wernberg, T., Thomsen, M.S. 2011. Gradients in the number of species at reef-seagrass ecotones explained by gradients in abundance. PLoS ONE 6(5): e20190. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020190.

Wernberg, T., Thomsen, M.S., Tuya, F., Kendrick, G.A. 2011. Biogenic habitat structure of seaweeds change along a latitudinal gradient in ocean temperature. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 400: 264-271.

Tuya, F., Larsen, K., Platt, V. 2011. Patterns of abundance and assemblage structure of epifauna inhabiting two morphologically different kelp holdfasts. Hydrobiologia 658: 373-383.

Bilbao Tuset, A., Viera, M., Courtois de Vicose, G., Fernández-Palacios, H., Haroun, R., Izquierdo, M.S. 2010. Reproduction, fecundity and growth of Abalone (Haliotis tuberculata coccinea, Reeve 1846) in the Canary Islands. Journal of Shellfish Research 29: 959-967.

Monzón-Arguello, C., Lee, P., Rico, C., Marco, A., Hays, G., Lopez Jurado, L.F. 2010. Evidence from genetic and Lagrangian drifter data for transatlantic transport of small juvenile green turtles. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1752- 1766.

Monzón-Argüello, C. Rico, C., Naro-Maciel, E, Varo-Cruz, N, López, P, Marco, A, López-Jurado, L.F. 2010. Population structure and conservation implications for the loggerhead sea turtle of the Cape Verde Islands. Conservation genetics 11: 1871-1884.