Pedro A. Ribeiros bilde

Pedro A. Ribeiro

Forsker, Nestleder for Senter for Dyphavsforskning
  • E-postpedro.ribeiro@uib.no
  • Besøksadresse
    Thormøhlens gate 53 A/B
    5006 Bergen
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen



BIO318: Aktuelle geobiologiske tema

BIO325: Havforskning

BIO299: Forskningspraksis i biologi

BIO212: Marin samfunnsøkologi - Organismer og habitat



Anna Patova (PhD). Conservation genomics of North Atlantic deep-sea sponge grounds: assessing diversity, connectivity and vulnerability of habitat-forming species. 2017-2020 (co-main supervisor).

João Faria (PhD). Genetic variation, connectivity and resilience of limpet populations from the Macaronesian islands, NE Atlantic. 2013-2018 (co-supervisor).



Ida Marie Hamstad (MSc). Identification of benthic communities at the Loki's Castle hydrothermal vent field using a photo-mosaic. 2020-2021 (main supervisor).

Frida knoop (MSc). The dwarf forms of Fucus spiralis and the genetic origin of the red-listed 'Fucus cottonii'. 2020-2021 (co-supervisor).

Emmeline Broad (BIO299). Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Phakellia species in NE Atlantic waters. 2018-2019 (co-main supervisor).

Mónica Silva (MSc). Assessing potential impacts of deep-sea mining on dispersal and population connectivity of the vent mussel Bathymodiolus azoricus. 2014-2016 (supervisor).

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2024). Wide-spread dispersal in a deep-sea brooding polychaete: the role of natural history collections in assessing the distribution in quill worms (Onuphidae, Annelida). Frontiers in Zoology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Hot Vents Beneath an Icy Ocean: The Aurora Vent Field, Gakkel Ridge, Revealed. Oceanography. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Going With the Flow – Population Genetics of the Kelp Saccharina latissima (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales). Frontiers in Marine Science. 15 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Beyond the tip of the seamount: Distinct megabenthic communities found beyond the charismatic summit sponge ground on an arctic seamount (Schulz Bank, Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 16 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). A comprehensive assessment of the intertidal biodiversity along the Portuguese coast in the early 2000s. Biodiversity Data Journal. 31 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Inbreeding in the exploited limpet Patella aspera across the Macaronesia archipelagos (NE Atlantic): implications for conservation. Fisheries Research. 180-188.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Diversity, structure and environmental drivers of benthic epifaunal communities on one Arctic cold seep site based on seafloor image analysis.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). Rissoid gastropods in Arctic CBEs.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

Cuvelier† D, Ribeiro† PA, Ramalho† SP, Kersken D, Martinez Arbizu P and Colaço A (2020). Are seamounts refuge areas for fauna from polymetallic nodule fields? Biogeosciences 17:2657-2680.[†: co-first author].

Meneghesso C, Seabra R, Broitman B, Wethey DS, Burrows MT, Chan BK, Guy-Haim T, Ribeiro PA, Rilov G,Santos AM; Sousa LI and Lima FP (2020). Remotely-sensed L4 SST underestimates the thermal fingerprint ofcoastal upwelling. Remote Sensing of Environment 237:111588.

Faria J, Pita A, Martins GM, Ribeiro PA, Hawkins SJ, Presa P and Neto AI (2018). Inbreeding in the exploited limpet Patella aspera across the Macaronesia archipelagos (NE Atlantic): implications for conservation. Fisheries Research 198:180-188.

Ribeiro PA, Gonçalves JM, Chavan G, Fricke R, García-Mederos AM, Tuset VM and Barreiros JP (2017). First record of the cubera snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus (Cuvier, 1828) from the Azores (NE Atlantic) and possible extension range for the west Atlantic. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 47:259-263.

Faria J, Martins GM, Ribeiro PA, Hawkins SJ, Presa P and Neto AI (2017). Disentangling the genetic and morphological structure of Patella candei complex in Macaronesia (NE Atlantic). Ecology and Evolution 7:6125–6140. doi:10.1002/ece3.3121.

Martins GM, Borges CDG, Vale M, Ribeiro PA, Ferraz RR, Martins HR, Santos RS and Hawkins SJ (2017). Exploitation promotes earlier sex change in a protandrous patellid limpet, Patella aspera Röding, 1798. Ecology and Evolution 00:1-7. doi:10.1002/ece3.2925.

Tavares AI, Cabezas MP, Xavier R, Branco M, Lima FP, Seabra R, Ribeiro PA, Lopes EP and Santos AM (2017). Phylogeography and phylogeny of the morphologically highly-variable genus Acanthonyx Latreille, 1828 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Epialtidae) in the Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean region. Zoologica Scripta 46:571–583. doi:10.1111/zsc.12232.

Puente A, Guinda X, & 42 others. (2017). The role of physical variables in biodiversity patterns of intertidal macroalgae along European coasts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pp. 1–12. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001673.

Dal Bello M, Leclerc J-C, & 42 others. (2017). Consistent patterns of spatial variability between NE Atlantic and Mediterranean rocky shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pp. 1–9. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001491.

Kotta J, Orav-Kotta H, Jänes H, & 41 others. (2017). Essence of the patterns of cover and richness of intertidal hard bottom communities: a pan-European study. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pp. 1–14. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001351.

Hummel H, Van Avesaath P, & 42 others. (2017). Geographic patterns of biodiversity in European coastal marine benthos. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pp. 1–17. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001119.

Vanreusel† A, Hilário† A, Ribeiro† PA, Menot† L and Martinez Arbizu† P (2016). Threatened by mining, polymetallic nodules are required to preserve abyssal epifauna. Scientific Reports 6: 26808. doi:10.1038/srep26808. [†co first-authors].

Baco AR, Etter RJ, Ribeiro PA, von der Heyden S, Beerli P and Kinlan BP (2016). A synthesis of genetic connectivity in deep-sea fauna and implications for marine reserve design. Molecular Ecology 25: 3276–3298. doi:10.1111/mec.13689.

Glover AG, Dahlgren TG, & 32 others. (2016). The London Workshop on the Biogeography and Connectivity of the Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Research Ideas and Outcomes 2: e10528. doi:10.3897/rio.2.e10528.

Pérez S, Fernández N and Ribeiro PA (2016). Standardization of Patella spp. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) embryo-larval bioassay. Advantages and disadvantages of its use in marine ecotoxicology. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 127: 175-186. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2016.01.025.

Hawkins SJ, Bohn K, Sims DW, Ribeiro PA, Faria J, Presa P, Pita A, Martins GM, Neto AI, Burrows MT and Genner MJ (2016). Fisheries stocks from an ecological perspective: disentangling ecological connectivity from genetic interchange. Fisheries Research 179: 333-341. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2016.01.015.

Faria J, Pita A, Rivas M, Martins GM, Hawkins SJ, Ribeiro PA, Neto AI and Presa P (2016). A multiplex microsatellite tool for conservation genetics of the endemic limpet Patella candei in the Macaronesian archipelagos. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26: 775-781. doi:10.1002/aqc.2651.

Faria J, Rivas M, Martins GM, Hawkins SJ, Ribeiro PA, Pita A, Neto AI and Presa P (2015). A new multiplexed microsatellite tool for metapopulation studies in the overexploited endemic limpet Patella aspera (Röding, 1798). Animal Genetics 46: 96-97. doi:10.1111/age.12243. 

Matos V, Braga-Henriques A, Santos RS and Ribeiro PA (2014). New species of Heteropathes (Anthozoa:Antipatharia) expands genus distribution to the NE Atlantic. Zootaxa 3827: 293-300. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3827.2.10.

Matos V, Gomes-Pereira JN, Tempera F, Ribeiro PA, Braga-Henriques A, and Porteiro F (2014). First record of Antipathella subpinnata (Anthozoa, Antipatharia) in the Azores (NE Atlantic), with description of the first monotypic garden for this species. Deep- Sea Research II 99: 113-121. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.07.003.

Braga-Henriques A, Porteiro FM, Ribeiro PA, Matos V, Sampaio I, Ocaña O and Santos RS (2013). Diversity, distribution and spatial structure of the cold-water coral fauna of the Azores (NE Atlantic). Biogeosciences 10: 4009-4036. doi:10.5194/bg-10-4009-2013.

Gomes-Pereira JN, Tempera F, Ribeiro PA and Porteiro FM (2012). Notes on fauna associated with an opportunistic artificial reef near cold-water corals. Arquipélago- Life and Marine Sciences 29: 69-75.

Ribeiro PA, Branco MS, Hawkins SJ and Santos AM (2010). Recent changes in the distribution of a marine gastropod, Patella rustica, across the Iberian Atlantic coast, did not result in diminished genetic diversity or increased connectivity. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1782-1796. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02330.x.

Ribeiro PA, Xavier R, Santos AM and Hawkins SJ (2009). Reproductive cycles of four species of Patella on the northern and central Portuguese coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89: 1215-1221. doi:10.1017/S0025315409000320.

Lima FP, Queiroz N, Ribeiro PA, Xavier R, Hawkins SJ and Santos AM (2008). First record of Halidrys siliquosa (Linnaeus) Lyngbye in the Portuguese coast: counter-intuitive range expansion? Marine Biodiversity Records 2. doi:10.1017/S1755267208000018.

Pérez M, Llavona A, Presa P, Ribeiro P, Hawkins SJ, Santos AM and Alexandrino P (2008). New polymorphic microsatellite markers for the limpet Patella rustica and cross-priming testing in four Patella species. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 926-929. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02119.x.

Lima FP, Ribeiro PA, Queiroz N, Hawkins SJ and Santos AM (2007). Do distributional shifts of northern and southern species of algae match the warming pattern? Global Change Biology 13: 2592-2604. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01451.x.

Lima FP, Ribeiro PA, Queiroz N, Xavier R, Tarroso P., Hawkins SJ, and Santos AM (2007). Modelling past and present geographical distribution of the marine gastropod Patella rustica as a tool for exploring responses to environmental change. Global Change Biology 13: 2065-2077. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01424.x.

Pérez M, Branco M, Llavona A, Ribeiro PA, Santos AM, Hawkins SJ, Dávila JA, Presa P and Alexandrino P (2007). Development of microsatellite loci for the black-footed limpet, Patella depressa, and cross-amplification in two other Patella species. Conservation Genetics 8: 739-742. doi:10.1007/s10592-006-9195-9.

Lima FP, Queiroz NC, Ribeiro PA, Hawkins SJ and Santos AM (2006). Recent changes in the distribution of a marine gastropod, Patella rustica Linnaeus, 1758, and their relationship with unusual climatic events. Journal of Biogeography 33: 812-822. doi:doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2006.01457.x.

Pereira SG, Lima FP, Queiroz NC, Ribeiro PA and Santos AM (2006). Biogeographic patterns of intertidal macroinvertebrates and their association with macroalgae distribution along the Portuguese rocky coast. Hydrobiologia 555: 185-192. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-1115-3.

Queiroz NC, Lima FP, Ribeiro PA, Pereira SG and Santos AM (2006). Using asymmetrical designs for environmental impact assessment of unplanned disturbances. Hydrobiologia 555: 223-227. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-1118-0.

Queiroz N, Araújo S, Ribeiro PA, Tarroso P, Xavier R and Santos AM (2006). A first record of longfin mako, Isurus paucus, in the mid-North Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity Records 1. doi:10.1017/S1755267206003484.

Queiroz N, Lima FP, Maia A, Ribeiro PA, Correia JP and Santos AM (2005). Movement of blue shark, Prionace glauca, in the north-east Atlantic, based on mark-recapture data. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 85:1107-1112. doi:10.1017/S0025315405012154. 

Peer-reviewed book chapters:

Hawkins S, Pack K, Firth L, et al. (2019). The Intertidal Zone of the North-East Atlantic Region: Pattern and Process. In S. Hawkins, K. Bohn, L. Firth, & G. Williams (Eds.), Interactions in the Marine Benthos: Global Patterns and Processes (Systematics Association Special Volume Series, pp. 7-46). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

As Principal Investigator:

Eco-Safe Ridge Mining: Environmental risk studies towards sustainable seabed mineral mining on the Mid-Ocean Ridge in Norway. Research Council of Norway KSPSAMARBEID21.

Ridge Ecology: Deep ecosystems in Norwegian waters and knowledge gaps and challenges related to deep-sea mining. Equinor Energy AS.

As team member:

HACON - Hot vents in an ice-covered ocean: the role of the Arctic as a connectivity pathway between ocean basins. RCN, FRINATEK.

Fauna associated with hydrothermal vents and cold seeps in Norwegian waters. The Norwegian Biodiversity Information Center.

SponGES- Deep-sea Sponge Grounds Ecosystems of the North Atlantic. EU H2020.

TMS Centre for Integrated Deep-Sea Research (UiB). Trond Mohn Stiftelse.