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Marceniuk, A.P., Soares, B.E., Caires, R.A., Carvalho-Filho, A., Barthem, R., Floeter, S.R., Rosa, R.S., Klautau, A.G.C.M., Cintra, I.H.A., Rotundo,
M.M. & Nunes, L.T. (2024). Megahabitats shape fish distribution patterns on the Amazon coast. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 305:
108847. {PDF}

Scherer, M.E.G., Sardinha, G.D., Souza, V., Gandra, T.B.R., Floeter, S.R., Liedke, A.M.R., Rodrigues, A.R., Bonetti, J., Gomes, V., Fernandes,
L., Ferrari, D.S., Silva, F.C., Conti, L.A., Pedreschi, D. & Gasalla, M.A. (2024). Under pressure: an integrated assessment of human activities
and their potential impact on the ecosystem components of the Southern Brazilian continental shelf. npj Ocean Sustain 3, 9. {PDF}

Ferrari DS, Nunes LT, Jones K, Ferreira CEL & Floeter SR (2024). Thermal tolerance as a driver of reef fish community structure at the
isolated tropical Mid-Atlantic Ridge Islands. Marine Environmental Research 199: 106611. {PDF} | Image

Ferrari DS, Nunes LT, Mendes TC, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR (2024). Hyperdominance and habitat composition drive reef fish foraging at
Atlantic oceanic islands.Marine Ecology Progress Series. DOI: 10.3354/meps14483.  {PDF}

Eggertsen L, Luza A, Cordeiro CAMM, Dambros C, Ferreira CEL, et al. (2024). Complexities of reef fisheries in Brazil: a retrospective and
functional approach. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries. {PDF}


Luza AL, Barneche DR, Cordeiro CAMM, Dambros CS, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Giglio VJ, Luiz OJ, Mendes TC, Picolotto VAP, Quimbayo JP,
Silva FC, Waechter L, Longo GO, & Bender MG (2023). Going across taxa in functional ecology: Review and perspectives of an emerging
field. Functional Ecology, {PDF}

Floeter, S.R., Krajewski, J.P., Fiuza, T.M.J., Rocha, L.A. & Carvalho-Filho, A. (2023) Brazilian Reef Fishes. Editora CRV, Curitiba, pp. 320.
ISBN 978-65-251-4245-6. DOI: 10.24824/978652514245.6 {LINK}

Nunes, L.T., Leão, C.C., Floyd, A.A., Sazima, I., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2023) Diel feeding activity of Abudefduf saxatilis (Perciformes:
Pomacentridae) on southwestern Atlantic reefs. Neotrop Ichthyol. 21(3):e220119.  
{PDF} | Bori Agência

Araujo, G.S., Kurtz, Y.R., Sazima, I., Carvalho, P.H., Floeter, S.R., Vilasboa, A., Rotundo, M., Ferreira, C.E.L., Barreiros, J.P., Pitassy, D.E. &
Carvalho-Filho, A. (2023) Evolutionary history, biogeography, and a new species of Sphoeroides (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae): how
the major biogeographic barriers of the Atlantic Ocean shaped the evolution of a pufferfish genus, Zoological Journal of the Linnean
Society, {PDF} | Image

Silva, F.C., Floeter, S.R., Lindegren, M. & Quimbayo, J.P. (2023) Warming-induced changes in reef fish community traits in the southwestern
Atlantic transition zone. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 710: 107–123. {PDF} | Image 1 | Image 2

Ferrari, D.S., Floeter, S.R., Leprieur F. & Quimbayo J.P. (2023). A trait-based approach to marine island biogeography. Journal of
Biogeography. 50(3): 528-538. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14549. {PDF}

Rodrigues, A.R., Floeter, S.R., Gomes, V., Ferrari, D.S., Giglio, V.J., Silva, F.C., Liedke, A.M.R., Ferreira, C.E., Howell, K. & Gasalla M.A.
(2023). Integrated Ecosystem Assessment around islands of the tropical South Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 516.

Quimbayo, J.P., Nunes, L.T., Silva, F.C., Anderson, A.B., Barneche, D.R., Liedke, A.M.R., Canterle, A.M., Cord, I., Dalben, A., Ferrari, D.S.,
Fontoura, L., Fiuza, T.M.J., Longo, G.O., Morais, R.A., Siqueira, A.C. & Floeter, S.R. (2023). TimeFISH: Long-term assessment of reef fish
assemblages in a transition zone in the Southwestern Atlantic. Ecology. e3966. DOI:10.1002/ecy.3966.
{PDF} | Metadata

Luza, A.L., Aued, A.W., Barneche, D.R., Dias, M.S., Ferreira, C.E.L., Floeter, S.R., Francini-Filho, R.B., Longo, G.O., Quimbayo, J.P., & Bender,
M.G. (2023). Functional diversity patterns of reef fish, corals and algae in the Brazilian biogeographical province. Journal of Biogeography,
00, 1–14. {PDF}

Santana, E.F.C, Mies, M., Longo, G.O., Menezes, R., Aued, A.W., Luza, A.L., Bender, M.G., Segal, B., Floeter, S.R. & Francini-Filho, R.B. (2023).
Turbidity shapes shallow Southwestern Atlantic benthic reef communities, Marine Environmental Research, Volume 183,
105807, {PDF}

Durán-Fuentes, J., Mendes, F., Da Costa, R., Pescinelli, R., Floeter, S.R., & Stampar, S. (2023). Ecological notes on Actinostella flosculifera 
(Le Sueur, 1817) (Cnidaria: Actiniaria: Actiniidae) in the South-western Atlantic, Brazil. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the
United Kingdom, 103, E20. doi:10.1017/S0025315423000103 {PDF}


Cordeiro, C.A.M.M., Aued, A.W., Barros, F., Bastos, A.C., Bender, M.G., Mendes, T.C., Creed, J.C., Cruz, I.C.S., Dias, M.S., Fernandes, L.D.A.,
Coutinho, R., Gonçalves, J.E.A., Floeter, S.R., Mello-Fonseca, J., Freire, A.S., Gherardi, D.F.M., Gomes, L.E.O., Lacerda, F.I., Martins, R.L.,
Longo, G.O., Mazzuco, A.C., Menezes, R., Muelbert, J.H., Paranhos, R., Quimbayo, J.P., Valentin, J.L. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2022) Long-term
monitoring projects of Brazilian marine and coastal ecosystems. PeerJ, 10:e14313.  {PDF}

Banha TNS, Luiz OJ, Asp NE, Pinheiro HT, Magris RA, Cordeiro RTS, Mahiques MM, Mies M, Giglio VJ, Omachi CY, Siegle E, Nogueira LC,
Thompson CC, Thompson FL, Nora V, Horta PA, Rezende CE, Sumida PYG, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR and Francini-Filho RB. (2022). The
Great Amazon Reef System: A fact. Front. Mar. Sci. 9:1088956. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.1088956  {PDF}

Luza, A.L., Quimbayo, J.P., Ferreira, C.E.L., Floeter, S.R., Francini-Filho, R. B., Bender, M.G. & Longo, G.O. (2022). Low functional vulnerability
of fish assemblages to coral loss in Southwestern Atlantic marginal reefs. Sci. Rep. 12: 17164.

Araujo, G.S., Rocha, L.A., Lastrucci, N.S., Luiz, O.J., Di Dario, F. & Floeter, S.R. (2022). The Amazon-Orinoco Barrier as a driver of reef-fish
speciation in the Western Atlantic through time. Journal of Biogeography. 49: 1407–1419. {PDF} |
Revista FAPESP | JBI Blog | Image

Schiettekatte, N.M.D., Brandl, S.J., Casey, J.M., Nicholas, A. J. G., Barneche, D. R., Burkepile, D. E., Allgeier, J. E., Arias-Gonzalés, J. E.,
Edgar, G. J., Ferreira, C. E. L., Floeter, S. R., Friedlander, A. M., Green, A. L., Kulbicki, M., Letourneur, Y., Luiz, O. J., Marcière, A., Morat, F.,
Munsterman, K. S., Rezende, E. L., Rodríguez-Zaragoza, F. A., Stuart-Smith, R. D., Vigliola, L., Villéger, S. & Parravicini, V. (2022).
Biological trade-offs underpin coral reef ecosystem functioning. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1-8.  {PDF} | Commentary | Image

Maxwell, M. F., Leprieur, F., Quimbayo, J. P., Floeter, S. R. & Bender, M. G. (2022). Global patterns and drivers of beta diversity facets of reef
fish faunas. Journal of Biogeography, 49, 954–967. {PDF} | Image

Graco-Roza, C. et al. (2022). Distance decay 2.0 – A global synthesis of taxonomic and functional turnover in ecological communities. Global
Ecology and Biogeography,{PDF}

Cord, I., Nunes, L.T., Barroso, C.X., Freire, A. S., Gadig, O. B. F., Gomes, P. B., Gurgel, C. F. D., Lindner, A., Mantelatto, F. L., Targino, A. K. G. &
Floeter, S. R.  (2022). Brazilian marine biogeography: a multi-taxa approach for outlining sectorization. Marine Biology, 169,
61. {PDF} | Image 

Canterle, A.M., Nunes, L.T., Oliveira‑Santos, L.G.R. & Floeter, S.R. (2022). Syntopic cryptobenthic fishes can coexist with overlapping niches.
Marine Biology. 169: 26. {PDF} | Cover | Image

Ferreira, H.M., Magris, R.A., Floeter, S.R. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2022). Drivers of ecological effectiveness of marine protected areas: A meta-
analytic approach from the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (Brazil). Journal of Environmental Management, v. 301, p. 113889 {PDF}

Simon, T., Pinheiro, H.T., Santos, S., Macieira, R.M., Ferreira, Y.S.S., Bernardi, G., Rocha, L.A., Floeter, S.R., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Joyeux, J-C.
(2022). Comparative phylogeography of reef fishes indicates seamounts as stepping stones for dispersal and diversification. Coral
Reefs,  {PDF}


Anderson, A.B., Fiuza, T.M.J., Araújo, G.S., Canterle, A.M., Canto, L.M.C. ; Freitas, R.H.A., Gadig, O.B.F. & Floeter, S.R. (2021). A safe haven for
potential reproductive aggregations of the critically endangered Brazilian guitarfish (Pseudobatos horkelii). Journal of Fish Biology, 99: 2030-
2034.  {PDF}

Parravicini, V., Bender, M.G., Villéger, S., Leprieur, F., Pellissier, L., Donati, F.G.A., Floeter, S.R., Rezende, E.L., Mouillot, D. & Kulbicki, M.
(2021). Coral reef fishes reveal strong divergence in the prevalence of traits along the global diversity gradient. Proceedings of the Royal
Society B: Biological Sciences, 288, p. 20211712.  {PDF}

Mazzei EF,  Pinheiro HT, Simon T, Moura RL, Macieira RM, Pimentel CR, Teixeira JB, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL, Ghisolf RD, Francini-Filho RB,
Quimbayo JP, Rocha LA, Gasparini JL & Joyeux JC. 2021. Mechanisms of dispersal and establishment drive a stepping stone community
assembly on seamounts and oceanic islands. Marine Biology (2021) 168:109.  {PDF}

Nunes, L.T., Barneche, D.R., Lastrucci, N.S., Fraga, A.A., Nunes, J.A.C.C., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2021). Predicting the effects of
body size, temperature and diet on animal feeding rates. Functional Ecology, 35: 2229–2240. DOI:10.1111/1365-2435.13872.
{PDF} | Press Release | Media | Media 2 | Media 3

Luiz, O.J., Santos, W.C.R., Marceniuk, A.P., Rocha, L.A., Floeter, S.R., Buck, C.E., Klautau,  A.G.C.M. & Ferreira, C.E. L. (2021). Multiple lionfish
(Pterois spp.) new occurrences along the Brazilian coast confirm the invasion pathway into the Southwestern Atlantic. Biol
Invasions. {PDF} | Media | Media 2

Quimbayo, J.P., Silva, F.C., Mendes, T.C., Ferrari, D.S., Danielski, S.L., Bender, M.G., Parravicini, V., Kulbicki, M. & Floeter, S.R. (2021).
Life-history traits, geographical range and conservation aspects of reef fishes from the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific. Ecology (Data Papers),

Cordeiro, C.A.M.M., Quimbayo, J.P., Nunes, J.A.C.C., Nunes, L.T., Sissini, M.N., Sampaio, C.L.S., Morais, R.A., Horta, P.A., Aued, A.W.,
Carraro, J.L., Hajdu, E., Rocha, L.A., Segal, B. & Floeter, S.R. (2021). Conservation status of the southernmost reef of the Amazon Reef
System: the Parcel de Manuel Luís. Coral Reefs, {PDF}

Volk DR, Konvalina JD, Floeter SR, Ferreira CEL, Hoffman EA. (2021). Going against the flow: Barriers to gene flow impact patterns of
connectivity in cryptic coral reef gobies throughout the western Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14010. {PDF}

Magris RA, Costa MDP, Ferreira CEL, Vilar CC, Joyeux JC, Creed JC, Copertino MS, Horta PA, Sumida PYG, Francini-Filho RB, Floeter SR.
(2021). A blueprint for securing Brazil's marine biodiversity andsupporting the achievement of global conservation goals. Diversity and
Distribution DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13183. {PDF} | Media | Media 2


Hachich, N.F., Ferrari, D.S., Quimbayo, J.P., Pinheiro, H.T. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). Island Biogeography of Marine Shallow-Water Organisms.
In: Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes (Editors: Michael I. Goldstein, Dominick A. DellaSala). Elsevier. Pages 61-75. ISBN 9780128160978.  {PDF}

Inagaki, K.Y., Pennino, M.G., Floeter, S.R., Hay, M.E. & Longo, G.O. (2020). Trophic interactions will expand geographically but be less intense
as oceans warm. Global Change Biology. 00: 1– 8. {PDF} | Media | Graphical Abstract

Anderson, A.B., Joyeux, J.-C. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). Spatiotemporal variations in density and biomass of rocky reef fish in a biogeographic
climatic transition zone: trends over 9 years, inside and outside the only nearshore no-take marine-protected area on the southern Brazilian
coast. J Fish Biol, doi: 10.1111/jfb.14441 {PDF}

Canterle, A.M., Nunes, L.T., Fontoura, L., Maia, H.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). Reef microhabitats mediate fish feeding intensity and agonistic
interactions at Príncipe Island Biosphere Reserve, Tropical Eastern Atlantic. Marine Ecology, doi: 10.1111/MAEC.12609 {PDF}

Nunes, L., Siqueira, A.C., Cord, I., Ford, B.M., Liedke, A.M.R., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). The influence of species abundance, diet
and phylogenetic affinity on the co-occurrence of butterflyfishes. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-020-03725-7 {PDF} | Media | Video

Fontoura, L., Cantor, M., Longo, G.O., Bender, M.G., Bonaldo, R.M. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). The macroecology of reef fish agonistic behaviour.
Ecography, 43: 1278–1290, doi: 10.1111/ecog.05079 {PDF} | Press Release | Cover | Media 1 | Media 2

Nunes, L.T., Morais, R.A., Longo, G.O., Sabino, J. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). Habitat and community structure modulate fish interactions in a
neotropical clearwater river. Neotropical Ichthyology, 18(1):e190127. doi: 10.1590/1982-0224-2019-0127 {PDF} | Video Abstract

Liedke, A.M.R., Pinheiro, H.T., Floeter, S.R. & Bernardi, G. (2020). Phylogeography of the banded butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus, indicates
high connectivity between biogeographic provinces and ecosystems in the western Atlantic. Neotropical Ichthyology, 18(1):e190054. doi:
10.1590/1982-0224-2019-0054 {PDF}

Yancovitch Shalom, H., Granot, I., Blowes, S.A., Friedlander, A., Mellin, C.., Ferreira, C.E.L., Arias-González, J.E., Kulbicki, M., Floeter, S.R.,
Chabanet, P., Parravicini, V. & Belmaker, J. (2020). A closer examination of the ‘abundant center’ hypothesis for reef fishes. Journal of
Biogeography, doi: 10.1111/jbi.13920. {PDF}

Anderson, A.B., Silva, J.P., Sorvilo, R., Francini, C.L.B., Floeter, S.R. & Barreiros, J.P. (2020). Population expansion of the invasive
Pomacentridae Chromis limbata (Valenciennes, 1833) in southern Brazilian coast: long-term monitoring, fundamental niche availability and
new records. J Fish Biol. 97: 362–373. doi:10.1111/jfb.14365 {PDF}

Sissini, M.N., Berchez, F., Hall-Spencer, J., Ghilardi-Lopes, N., Carvalho, V.F., Schubert, N., Koerich, G., Diaz-Pulido, G., Silva, J., Serrão, E.,
Assis, J., Santos, R., Floeter, S.R., Rörig, L., Barufi, J.B., Bernardino, A.F., Francini-Filho, R., Turra, A., Hofmann, L.C., Aguirre, J., Le Gall, L.,
Peña, V., Nash, M.C., Rossi, S., Soares, M., Pereira-Filho, G., Tâmega, F. & Horta, P.A. (2020). Brazil oil spill response: Protect rhodolith beds.
Science, 367 (6474): 156. DOI: 10.1126/science.aba2582. {PDF}

Araújo, G.S., Vilasboa, A., Britto, M.R., Bernardi, G., Von der Heyden, S., Levy, A. & Floeter, S.R. (2020). Phylogeny of the comb-tooth blenny
genus Scartella (Blenniiformes: Blenniidae) reveals several cryptic lineages and a trans-Atlantic relationship. Zoological Journal of the
Linnean Society, 190: 54–64.


Freitas, R., Romeiras, M., Silva, L., Cordeiro, R., Madeira, P., González, J.A., Wirtz, P., Falcón, J.M., Brito, A., Floeter, S.R., Afonso, P., Porteiro,
F., Viera-Rodríguez, M.A., Neto, A.I., Haroun, R., Farminhão, J.N.M., Rebelo, A.C., Baptista, L., Melo, C.S., Martínez, A., Núñez, J., Berning, B.,
Johnson, M.E. & Ávila, S.P. (2019). Restructuring of the 'Macaronesia' biogeographic unit: A marine multi-taxon biogeographical approach.
Scientific Reports, 9: 15792.

Freitas, R., Mendes, T.C., Almeida, C., Melo, T., Villaça, R.C., Noguchi, R., Floeter, S.R., Rangel, C.A. & Ferreira, C.E.L.. (2019). Reef fish and
benthic community structures of the Santa Luzia Marine Reserve in the Cabo Verde islands, eastern central Atlantic Ocean. African Journal
of Marine Science, 41: 177–190. {PDF} | Cover

Nunes, L., Cord, I., Francini-Filho, R.B., Stampar, S.N., Pinheiro, H.T., Rocha, L.A., Floeter, S.R. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2019). Ecology
of Prognathodes obliquus, a butterflyfish endemic to mesophotic ecosystems of St. Peter and St. Paul’s Archipelago. Coral Reefs,
38: 955–960. {PDF} | Video Abstract | Press Release

Barneche, D.R., Rezende, E.L., Parravicini, V., Maire, E., Edgar, G.J., Stuart-Smith, R.D., Arias-González, J.E., Ferreira, C.E.L., Friedlander,
A.M., Green, A.L., Luiz, O.J., Rodríguez-Zaragoza, F.A., Vigliola, L., Kulbicki, M. & Floeter, S.R. (2019). Body size, reef area, and temperature
predict global reef-fish species richness across spatial scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28:315–327. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12851 |
{PDF} | Press Release | Science Trends | Media

Longo, G.O., Hay, M.E., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2019). Trophic interactions across 61 degrees of latitude in the Western Atlantic.
Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28: 107–117. doi: 10.1111/geb.12806. {PDF} Science Trends | Media

Quimbayo, J.P., Dias, M.S., Kulbicki, M., Mendes, T.C., Lamb, R.W., Johnson, A.F., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Alvarado, J.J., Bocos, A.A., Ferreira,
C.E.L., Garcia, E., Luiz, O.J., Mascareñas-Osorio, I., Pinheiro, H.T., Rodriguez-Zaragoza, F., Salas, E., Zapata, F.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2019).
Determinants of reef fish assemblages in tropical oceanic islands. Ecography, 42: 77–87. doi: 10.1111/ecog.03506. {PDF} | Suppl |
Dataset | Press Release

Mazzei, E.F., Pinheiro, H.T., Morais, R.A., Floeter, S.R., Veras, D.P., Queiroz, L.V., Joyeux, J.-C. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2019). Parrotfishes of the
genus Scarus in southwestern Atlantic oceanic reef environments: occasional pulse or initial colonization? Marine Biodiversity,
49: 555–561. {PDF}

Anderson, A.B., Batista, M.B., Gibran, F.Z., Félix-Hackradt, F.C., Hackradt, C.W., García-Charton, J.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2019). Habitat use of
five key species of reef fish in rocky reef systems of southern Brazil: evidences of MPA effectiveness. Marine Biodiversity,
49: 1027–1036. {PDF}


Floeter, S.R., Bender, M.G., Siqueira, A.C. & Cowman, P.F. (2018). Phylogenetic perspectives on reef fish functional traits. Biological Reviews,
93: 131–151. {PDF} | Press Release | Media

Maia, H.A., Morais, R.A., Quimbayo, J.P., Dias, M.S., Sampaio, C.L.S., Horta, P.A., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2018). Spatial patterns and
drivers of fish and benthic reef communities at São Tomé island (Tropical Eastern Atlantic). Marine Ecology, 39: e12520. DOI:
10.1111/maec.12520 {PDF}

Giglio, V.J., Ternes, M.L.F., Barbosa, M.C., Cordeiro, C.A.M.M., Floeter, S.R. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2018). Reef fish associations with sea urchins
in an Atlantic oceanic island. Marine Biodiversity, 48: 1833–1839. {PDF}

Lastrucci, N.S., Nunes, L.T., Lindner, A. & Floeter, S.R. (2018). An updated phylogeny of the redlip blenny genus Ophioblennius
Journal of Fish Biology, 93: 411–414. {PDF}

Giglio, V.J., Pinheiro, H.T., Bender, M.G., Bonaldo, R.M., Costa-Lotufo, L.V., Ferreira, C.E.L., Floeter, S.R.,  Freire, A., Gasparini, J.L., Joyeux,
J.-C., Krajewski, J.P., Lindner, A., Longo, G.O., Lotufo, T.M.C., Loyola, R., Luiz, O.J., Macieira, R.M., Magris, R.A., Mello, T.J., Quimbayo, J.P.,
Rocha, L.A., Segal, B., Teixeira, J.B., Vila-Nova, D.A., Vilar, C.C., Zilberberg, C. & Francini-Filho, R.B. (2018). Large and remote marine
protected areas in the South Atlantic Ocean are flawed and raise concerns: comments on Soares and Lucas. Marine Policy, 96: 13–17. 
{PDF} | Press Release (Português)

Liedke, A.M.R., Bonaldo, R.M., Segal, B., Ferreira, C.E.L., Nunes, L.T., Burigo, A.P., Buck, S., Oliveira-Santos, L.G.R. & Floeter, S.R. (2018).
Resource partitioning by two syntopic sister-species of butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of
United Kingdom. 98: 1767–1773. {PDF}

Quimbayo, J.P., Cantor, M., Dias, M.S., Grutter, A.S., Gingins, S., Becker, J.H.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2018). The global structure of marine cleaning
mutualism. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27: 1238–1250.. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12780. {PDF}

Aued, A.W., Smith, F., Quimbayo, J.P., Cândido, D.V., Longo, G.O., Ferreira, C.E.L., Witman, J.D., Floeter, S.R. & Segal, B. (2018). Large-scale
patterns of benthic marine communities in the Brazilian Province. PlosOne. 13(6) e0198452. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198452. {PDF}

Maia, H.A., Morais, R.A., Siqueira, A.C., Hanazaki, N., Floeter, S.R. & Bender, M.G. (2018). Shifting baselines among traditional fishers in São
Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea. Ocean and Coastal Management, 154: 133–142.  {PDF}

Cantor, M., Longo, G.O., Fontoura, L., Quimbayo, J.P., Floeter, S.R. & Bender, M.G. (2018). Interaction networks in tropical reefs.p. 141 –154.
In: Dattilo, W. & Rico-Gray, V. (eds.) Ecological Networks {PDF}

Quimbayo, J.P.,  Schlickmann, O.R.C., Floeter, S.R. & Sazima, I. (2018). Cleaning interactions at the southern limit of tropical reef fishes in
the West Atlantic. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 101: 1195–1204. {PDF}

Pinheiro, H.T., Rocha, L.A., Macieira, R.M., Carvalho-Filho, A., Anderson, A.B., Bender, M.G., Di Dario, F., Ferreira, C.E.L., Figueiredo-Filho,
J., Francini-Filho, R., Gasparini, J.L., Joyeux, J.-C., Luiz O.J., Mincarone, M.M., Moura, R.L., Nunes, J.A.C.C., Quimbayo, J.P., Rosa, R.S.,
Sampaio, C.L.S., Sazima, I., Simon, T., Vila-Nova, D.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2018). Southwestern Atlantic reef fishes: zoogeographic patterns
and ecological drivers reveal a secondary biodiversity center in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversity and Distributions, 24: 951–965. DOI:
10.1111/ddi.12729. {PDF} | Press Release | Southwestern Atlantic Reef Fishes

Hoey, A.S., Berumen, M.L., Bonaldo, R.M., Burt, J.A., Feary, D.A., Ferreira C.E.L., Floeter, S.R. & Nakamura, Y. (2018). The Ecology of 
Parrotfishes in Marginal Reef Systems. p. 276-301. In: Hoey, A.S. &  Bonaldo, R.M. (eds). Biology of Parrotfishes. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Quimbayo, J.P., Mendes, T.C., Cordeiro, C.A.M., Longo, G.O., Giglio, V.J., Vergara, D.C., Floeter, S.R., Vilaça, R., Freire, A.S., Francini-Filho,
R.B. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2018). Chapter 8. Variação temporal das comunidades recifais no Arquipélago de São Pedro e São Paulo: Ações do
projeto de Monitoramento de longa duração (PELD). In: O Arquipélago de São Pedro e São Paulo: 20 anos de estação científica. 2ra (ed.).
ISBN 978-85-93906-01-5. pp. 111-127. {PDF}


Cowman, P.F., Parravicini, V., Kulbicki, M. & Floeter, S.R. (2017). The biogeography of tropical reef fishes: endemism and provinciality
through time. Biological Reviews, 92: 2112–2130. {PDF} | Press Release

Morais, R.A., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S.R. (2017). Spatial patterns of fish standing biomass across Brazilian reefs, Southwestern 
Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology, 91: 1642–1667. {PDF} | Press Release (English) | Press Release (Português) | Media

Anderson, A.B., Salas, E.M., Rocha, L.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2017). The recent colonization of south Brazil by the Azores chromis Chromis 
limbata. Journal of Fish Biology. 91, 558–573. {PDF} | Press Release

Morais, R.A., Brown, J., Bedard, S., Ferreira, C.E.L., Floeter, S.R., Quimbayo, J.P., Rocha L.A. & Sazima, I. (2017). Mob rulers and part-time
cleaners: two reef fish associations at the isolated Ascension Island. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 
97: 799–811. {PDF}

Cantor, M., Pires, M.M., Marquitti, F.M.D., Raimundo, R.L.G., Sebastian-Gonzalez, E., Coltri, P.P., Ivan Perez, S., Barneche, D.R., 
Brandt, D.Y.C., Nunes, K., Daura-Jorge, F.G., Floeter, S.R. & Guimarães, P.R. (2017). Nestedness across biological scales.PLoS ONE
12(2): e0171691. {PDF}

Quimbayo J.P., Nunes L.T., Ozekoski R., Floeter S.R., Morais R.A., Fontoura L., Bonaldo R.M., Ferreira C.E.L., Sazima I. (2017). Cleaning 
interactions at the only atoll in the South Atlantic. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 100: 865–875. {PDF} | Press Release | Media

Magris, R.A., Pressey, R.L., Mills, M., Vila-Nova, D.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2017). Integrated conservation planning for coral reefs: Designing 
conservation zones for multiple conservation objectives in spatial prioritisation. Global Ecology and Conservation, 11: 53–68. {PDF} | Press

Elise, S., Urbina-Barreto, I., Boadas-Gil, H., Galindo-Vivas, M., Arias-González, J.E., Floeter, S.R., Friedlander, A.M., Nemeth, M. & Kulbicki,
M. (2017). Archipelago Los Roques: A potential baseline for reef fish assemblages in the southern Caribbean. Aquatic Conserv: Mar 
Freshw Ecosyst, 27: 1116–1132 {PDF}

Lindner, A., Oliveira, A.F.S., Batista, A.A., Freire, A.S., Ramos, B., Giraldes, B.W., Faria-Júnior, E., Bastos, E.O., Peres, L.M.C., Fontoura, L., 
Sissini, M.N., Horta, P.A., Floeter, S.R., Macedo, T.P., Almeida, T.C.M. & Segal, B. (2017). A Biodiversidade Marinha das Ilhas da REBIO 
Arvoredo e Entorno. pp. 200-249. In: Segal, B., Freire, A.S., Lindner, A., Krajewski, J.P. & Soldateli, M. MAArE - Monitoramento Ambiental da
 Reserva Biológica Marinha do Arvoredo e Entorno. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. 268 p. 1a Edição. Florianópolis, SC, Brasil.

Bender, M.G., Leprieur, F., Mouillot, D., Kulbicki, M., Parravicini, V., Pie, M.R., Barneche, D.R., Oliveira-Santos, L.G.R. & Floeter, S.R. 
(2017). Isolation drives taxonomic and functional nestedness in tropical reef fish faunas. Ecography, 40: 425–435. {PDF}

Sabino, J., Andrade, L.P., Sazima, I., Teresa, F.B., Floeter, S.R., Sazima, C. & Bonaldo, R.M. (2017). Following fish feeding associations in 
marine and freshwater habitats. Marine and Freshwater Research, 68: 381–387. {PDF}

Quimbayo, J.P., Mendes, T.C., Kulbicki, M., Floeter, S.R. & Zapata, F.A. (2017). Unusual reef fish biomass and functional richness at 
Malpelo, a remote island in the Tropical Eastern Pacific. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 10:149-162. {PDF} | Press Release

Morais, R.A. & Maia, H.A. (2017). Lush underwater forests in mesophotic reefs of the Gulf of Guinea. Coral Reefs, 36: 95. {PDF}

Siqueira, A.C., Quimbayo, J.P., Cantor, M., Silveira, R.B. & Daura-Jorge, F.D. (2017). Estimating population parameters of longsnout
seahorses (Hippocampus reidi, Teleostei: Syngnathidae) through mark-recapture. Neotropical Ichthyology, 15(4) e170067.
DOI: 10.1590/1982-0224-20170067. {PDF}


Hachich, N.F., Bonsall, M.B., Arraut, E.M., Barneche, D.R., Lewinsohn, T.M. & Floeter, S.R. (2016). Marine island biogeography. Response 
to comment on ‘Island biogeography: patterns of marine shallow-water organisms’. Journal of Biogeography, 43: 2517–2519. {PDF}

Labbé-Bellas, R., Cordeiro, C.A.M.M., Floeter, S.R. & Segal, B. (2016). Sea urchin abundance and habitat relationships in different Brazilian
reef types. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 8: 33–40. {PDF}

Siqueira, A.C., Oliveira-Santos, L.G.R., Cowman, P.F. & Floeter, S.R. (2016). Evolutionary processes underlying latitudinal differences in
reef fish biodiversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1466–1476. {PDF}

Quimbayo, J.P. Dias, M.S. Schlickmann, O.R.C. Mendes, T.C. (2016). Fish cleaning interactions on a remote island in the Tropical Eastern
Pacific. Marine Biodiversity. DOI 10.1007/s12526-016-0493-2. {PDF}

Barneche, D.R., Kulbicki, M., Floeter, S.R., Friedlander, A.M. & Allen, A.P. (2016). Energetic and ecological constraints on population 
density of reef fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 283: 20152186. {PDF}

Liedke, A.M.R., Barneche, D.R., Ferreira, C.E.L., Segal, B., Nunes, L.T., Burigo, A.P.C., Carvalho, J.A., Buck, S., Bonaldo, R. & Floeter, S.R.
(2016). Abundance, diet, foraging and nutritional condition of the banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus) along the western Atlantic. 
Mar Biol, 163:6. DOI 10.1007/s00227-015-2788-4. {PDF}

Bernal, M.A., Floeter, S.R., Gaither, M.R., Longo, G.O., Morais, R., Ferreira, C.E.L., Vermeij, M. & Rocha, L.A. (2016). High prevalence of 
dermal parasites among coral reef fishes of Curaçao. Marine Biodiversity, 46: 67–74. {PDF}


Longo, G.O., Morais, R.A., Martins, C.D.L., Mendes, T.C., Aued, A.W., Cândido, D., Oliveira, J., Nunes, L.T., Fontoura, L., Sissini, M.N., 
Teschima, M.M., Silva, M.B., Ramlov, F., Gouveia, L., Ferreira, C.E.L., Segal, B., Horta, P.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2015). Between-habitat 
variation of benthic cover, reef fish assemblage and feeding pressure at the only atoll in South Atlantic: Rocas Atoll, NE Brazil.
PLoS ONE 10(6): e0127176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127176. {PDF} | Press Release | Press Release 2

Hachich, N.F., Bonsall, M.B., Arraut, E.M., Barneche, D.R., Lewinsohn, T.M. & Floeter, S.R. (2015). Island biogeography: patterns of 
marine shallow-water organisms in the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Biogeography, 42: 1871–1882. {PDF}

Luiz, O.J, Allen, A.P., Robertson, D.R., Floeter, S.R. & Madin, J.S. (2015). Seafarers or castaways: ecological traits associated with rafting 
dispersal in tropical reef fishes. Journal of Biogeography, 42: 2323–2333. {PDF}

Anderson, A.B., Carvalho-Filho, A., Morais, R.A., Nunes, L.T., Quimbayo, J.P.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2015). Brazilian tropical fishes in their 
southern limit of distribution: checklist of Santa Catarina’s rocky reef ichthyofauna, remarks and new records. Check List 11(4): 1688, doi: {PDF}

Ferreira, C.E.L., Luiz, O.J., Floeter, S.R., Lucena, M.B., Barbosa, M.C., Rocha, C.R., Rocha, L.A. (2015). First Record of Invasive Lionfish 
(Pterois volitans) for the Brazilian Coast. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0123002. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123002. {PDF} | Press Release | Media |
Media 2
| Media 3 | Media 4

Pinheiro, H.T., Mazzei, E., Moura, R.L., Amado-Filho, G.M., Carvalho-Filho, A., Braga, A.C., Costa, P.A.S., Ferreira, B.P., Ferreira, C.E.L.,
Floeter, S.R., Francini-Filho, R.B., Gasparini, J.L., Macieira, R.M., Martins, A.S., Olavo, G., Pimentel, C.R., Rocha, L.A., Sazima, I., Simon,
T., Teixeira, J.B., Xavier, L.B. & Joyeux, J-C. (2015) Fish Biodiversity of the Vitória-Trindade Seamount Chain, Southwestern Atlantic: An
Updated Database. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118180. {PDF} | Supporting Information


Longo, G.O., Ferreira, C.E.L. & Floeter, S. R. (2014). Herbivory drives large-scale spatial variation in reef fish trophic interactions. Ecology 
and Evolution, 4(23): 4553–4566. {PDF}

Teresa, F.B., Sazima, C., Sazima, I. & Floeter, S.R. (2014). Predictive factors of species composition of follower fishes in nuclear-follower 
feeding associations: a snapshot study. Neotropical Ichthyology, 12(4): 913–919. {PDF}

Bender, M.G., Machado, G.R., Silva, P.J.A., Floeter, S.R., Monteiro-Netto, C., Luiz, O.J. & Ferreira, C.E.L. (2014) Local Ecological Knowledge
and Scientific Data Reveal Overexploitation by Multigear Artisanal Fisheries in the Southwestern Atlantic. PLoS ONE 9(10): e110332. 
{PDF} | Press Release

Mouillot, D., Villéger, S., Parravicini, V., Kulbicki, M., Arias-Gonzales, J.E., Bender, M.G., Chabanet, P., Floeter, S.R., Friedlander, A.,
Vigliola, L. & Bellwood, D.R. (2014). Functional over-redundancy and high functional vulnerability in global fish faunas of tropical reefs.
PNAS, 111: 13757–13762. {PDF} | Press Release | Faculty of 1000Prime Recommended | Reportagem

Anderson, A.B., Bonaldo, R.M., Barneche, D.R., Hackradt, C.W., Félix-Hackradt, F.C., García-Chartón, J.A. & Floeter, S.R. (2014). 
Recovery of grouper assemblages indicates effectiveness of a marine protected area in Southern Brazil. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 514: 
207–215. {PDF} | Press Release

Vila-Nova, D.A., Ferreira, C.E.L. Barbosa, F.G. & Floeter, S.R. (2014). Reef fish hotspots as surrogates for marine conservation in the 
Brazilian coast. Ocean & Coastal Management, 102: 88–93. {PDF}

Lobato, F.L., Barneche, D.R., Siqueira, A.C., Liedke, A.M.R., Lindner A., Pie, M.R., Bellwood D.R. & Floeter, S.R. (2014). Diet and
diversification in the evolution of coral reef fishes. PLoS ONE, Jul 16;9(7):e102094. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102094. {PDF} |
Press Release

Parravicini, V., Villéger, S., McClanahan, T., Arias-Gonzales, J.E., Bellwood, D.R., Belmaker, J., Chabanet, P., Floeter, S.R., Friedlander, A.,
Guilhaumon, F., Vigliola, L., Kulbicki, M. & Mouillot, D. (2014). Global mismatch between species richness and vulnerability of reef fish
assemblages. Ecology Letters,17: 1101–1110. {PDF} | Nature Research Highlights {PDF}

Barneche, D.R., Kulbicki, M., Floeter, S.R., Friedlnader, A., Maina, J., Allen, A. (2014). Scaling metabolism from individuals to reef-fish
communities at broad spatial scales. Ecology Letters, 17: 1067–1076. {PDF}

Quimbayo, J. P., Zapata, F. A., Floeter, S. R., Bessudo, S., Sazima, I. (2014). Reef fish foraging associations at Malpelo Island, Colombia
(Tropical Eastern Pacific). Boletin de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras,43: 183–193. {PDF}

Freitas, R., Luiz, O. J., Silva, P. N., Floeter, S. R., Bernardi, G. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2014). The occurrence of Sparisoma frondosum
(Teleostei: Labridae) in the Cape Verde Archipelago, with a summary of expatriated Brazilian endemic reef fishes. Marine Biodiversity,
44:173–179. {PDF}

Sissini, M.N., Longo, G.O., Martins, S.D.L., Floeter, S.R., Pereira, S.B. & Horta, P.A. (2014). First record of the green alga Halimeda 
(Bryopsidales: Chlorophyta) at Rocas Atoll—natural dispersion or anthropogenic causes? Marine Biodiversity Records, 7: e104, 
doi:10.1017/S1755267214001018 {PDF}


Kulbicki, M., Parravicini, V., Bellwood, D. R., Arias-Gonzales, J. E., Chabanet, P., Floeter, S. R., Friedlander, A., McPherson, J., Myers, R. &
Mouillot, D. (2013). Global biogeography of reef fishes: a hierarchical quantitative delineation of regions. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81847.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081847. {PDF}

Kulbicki, M., Vigliola, L., Wantiez, L., Hubert, N., Floeter, S. R. & Myers, R. (2013). Biogeography of Butterflyfishes: A Global Model for Reef
Fishes? p. 70-106 in: Biology of Butterflyfishes. Editors: Morgan S. Pratchett; Michael L. Berumen; B. G. Kapoor. CRC Press, 320 pp.

Bernardi, G., Noguchi, R., Anderson, A. B., Floeter, S. R. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2013). Sargo Amarelo, a traditionally recognized hybrid between
two species of Brazilian reef fishes. Marine Biodiversity, 43: 255–256. {PDF}

Parravicini, V., Kulbicki, M., Bellwood, D. R., Friedlander, A. M., Arias-Gonzalez, J. E., Chabanet, P., Floeter, S. R., Myers, R., Vigliola, L.,
D'Agata, S. & Mouillot, D. (2013). Global patterns and predictors of tropical reef fish species richness. Ecography, 36: 1254–1262. {PDF}

Luiz, O.J., Allen, A.P., Robertson, D.R.,  Floeter, S.R., Kulbicki, M., Vigliola, L., Becheler, R. & Madin, J.S. (2013). Adult and larval traits as
determinants of geographic range size among tropical reef fishes. PNAS, 110: 16498–16502. {PDF} | Press Release | Faculty of
1000Prime Recommended

Bender, M. G., Pie, M. R., Rezende, E. L., Mouillot, D. & Floeter, S. R. (2013). Biogeographic, historical and environmental influences on 
the taxonomic and functional structure of Atlantic reef fish assemblages. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22: 1173–1182.  {PDF} |
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Luiz, O. J., Floeter, S. R., Rocha, L. A. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2013). Perspectives for the lionfish invasion in the South Atlantic: Are Brazilian
reefs protected by the currents? Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 485: 1–7. {PDF}
| Press Release

Almada, V. C., Falcón, J., Brito, A., Levy, A., Floeter, S. R., Robalo, J. I., Martins, J. & Almada, F. (2013). Complex origins of the 
Lusitania biogeographic province and northeastern Atlantic fishes. Frontiers of Biogeography, 5.1: 20-28. {PDF}

Levy, A., von der Heyden, S., Floeter, S.R., Bernardi, G. & Almada, V.C. (2013). Phylogeny of Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro, 1915 reveals a
paraphyletic genus and recent Indo-Pacific diversification from an Atlantic ancestor. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67: 1–8. {PDF}

Bender, M. G., Floeter, S. R., Mayer, F., Vila-Nova, D. A., Longo, G. O., Hanazaki, N., Carvalho-Filho, A. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2013). Biological
attributes and major threats as predictors of the vulnerability of species: a case study with Brazilian reef fishes. Oryx – The International
Journal of Conservation, 47: 259–265. {PDF}
| Press release

Bender, M. G., Floeter, S. R. & Hanazaki, N. (2013). Do traditional fishers recognise reef fish species declines? Shifting environmental 
baselines in Eastern Brazil. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 58–67. {PDF}


Quimbayo J. P., Floeter, S. R., Noguchi, R., Rangel, C. A., Gasparini, J. L., Sampaio, C. L. S., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Rocha, L. A. (2012). Cleaning
mutualism in Santa Luzia (Cape Verde Archipelago) and São Tomé Islands, Tropical Eastern Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity Records, Volume
5, 118. {PDF}

Bender, M. G., Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E., & Hanazaki, N. (2012). Mismatches between global, national and local red lists and their
consequences for Brazilian reef fish conservation. Endangered Species Research, 18: 247–254. {PDF}

Longo, G. O. & Floeter, S. R. (2012). Comparison of remote video and diver’s direct observations to quantify reef fishes feeding on benthos
in coral and rocky reefs. Journal of Fish Biology, 81: 1773–1780. {PDF}

Morais, R. A., Longo, G. O., Santos, R. A., Yoshida, E. T. E., Stahelin, G. D. & Horta, P. A. (2012). Cephalopod ingestion by juvenile green sea
turtles (Chelonia mydas): predatory or scavenging behavior ? Herpetological Review, 43: 47–50. {PDF}

Dalben, A. & Floeter, S. R. (2012). Cryptobenthic reef fishes: depth distribution and correlations with habitat complexity and sea urchins.
Journal of Fish Biology, 80: 852–865. {PDF}

López-Barrera, E., Longo, G. O. & Monteiro-Filho, E. L. (2012). Incidental capture of green turtle (Chelonia mydas) in gillnets of small-scale
fisheries in the Paranaguá Bay, Southern Brazil. Ocean & Coastal Management, 60: 11–18. {PDF}

Longo, G. O., Krajewski, J. P., Segal, B., & Floeter, S. R. (2012). First record of predation on reproductive Palythoa caribaeorum (Anthozoa:
Sphenopidae): insights on the trade-off between chemical defences and nutritional value. Marine Biodiversity Records, 5: 1–3. {PDF}

Kulbicki, M., Beets, J., Chabanet, P., Cure, K., Darling, E., Floeter, S. R., Galzin,R., Green, A., Harmelin-Vivien, M., Hixon, M., Letourneur, Y.,
de Loma, T. L., McClanahan, T., McIlwain, J., MouTham, G., Myers, R., O'Leary, J. K., Planes, S.,Vigliola, L. & , Wantiez, L. (2012).
Distributions of Indo-Pacific lionfishes Pterois spp. in their native ranges: implications for the Atlantic invasion. Marine Ecology Progress
Series, 446: 189–205
. {PDF}

Luiz, O. J., Madin, J. S., Robertson, D. R., Rocha, L. A., Wirtz, P. & Floeter, S. R. (2012). Ecological traits influencing range expansion across
large oceanic dispersal barriers: insights from tropical Atlantic reef fishes.Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 279: 1033–1040. {PDF}

2011 | 2010

Souza, A. T., Ilarri, M. I., Medeiros, P. R., Sampaio, C. L. S., & Floeter, S. R. (2011). Unusual colour patterns of territorial damselfish
(Pomacentridae: Stegastes) in the south-western Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity Records, 4: 1–5. {PDF}

Krajewski, J. P. & Floeter, S. R. (2011). Reef fish community structure of the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago (Equatorial Western Atlantic):
the influence of exposure and benthic composition. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 92: 25–40. {PDF}

Krajewski, J. P., Floeter, S. R., Jones, G. P. & Fosca P. P. L. (2011). Patterns of variation in behaviour within and among reef fish species on
an isolated tropical island: influence of exposure and substratum. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 91:
1359–1368. {PDF}

Vila-Nova, D. A., Bender, M. G., Carvalho-Filho, A., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Floeter, S. R. (2011). The use of non-reef habitats by Brazilian reef fish
species: considerations for the design of marine protected areas. Natureza & Conservação, 9: 79–86. {PDF}

Levy, A., Wirtz, P., Floeter, S. R. & Almada V. C. (2011). The Lusitania Province as a center of diversification: The phylogeny of the genus
Microlipophrys (Pisces: Blenniidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 58:409–413. {PDF}

Bonaldo, R. M., Krajewski, J. P. & Bellwood, D. R. (2011). Relative impact of parrotfish grazing scars on massive Porites corals at Lizard
Island, Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 423: 223–233. {PDF}

Ferreira, B. P., Floeter, S. R., Rocha, L. A., Ferreira, C. E. L., Francini-Filho, R., Moura, R. L., Gaspar, A. L. & Feitosa, C. (2010). Scarus
trispinosus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <>.

Quimbayo, J. P., Zapata, F. A., Floeter S. R., Bessudo S. & Sazima I. (2010). First record of cleaning by a triplefin blenny in the Tropical Pacific.
Coral Reefs, 29:909. {PDF}

Alva-Campbell, R., Floeter, S. R., Robertson, D. R., Bellwood, D. R. & Bernardi, G. (2010). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of
Holacanthus angelfishes (Pomacanthidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56: 456–461. {PDF}

2009 | 2008

Beldade, R., Heiser, J. B., Robertson, D. R., Gasparini, J. L., Floeter, S. R. & Bernardi, G. (2009). Historical biogeography and speciation in
the Creole wrasses (Labridae, Clepticus). Marine Biology, 156: 679–687. {PDF}

Barneche, D. R., Floeter, S. R., Ceccarelli, D. M., Frensel, D. M. B., Dinslaken, D. F., Mário, H. F. S. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2009). Feeding
macroecology of territorial damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae). Marine Biology, 156: 289–299. {PDF}

Barneche, D. R., Anderson, A. B., Floeter, S. R., Silveira, M., Dinslaken, D. F. & Carvalho-Filho, A. (2009). Ten new records of reef fish on the
coast of Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Marine Biodiversity Records, 2: e143, Published Online. {PDF}

Longo, G. O., Pazeto, F. D., Abreu, J. A. G. & Floeter, S. R. (2009). Flags reduce sea turtle nest predation by foxes in NE Brazil. Marine Turtle
Newsletter, 125: 1–3. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Soares-Gomes, A., & Hajdu, E. (2009). Biogeografia Marinha. In: Pereira, R. C. & Soares-Gomes, A. (Orgs.). Biologia Marinha.
Editora Interciência, Rio de Janeiro, 2ª edição, 421–441. {PDF}

Bernardi, G., Alva-Campbell, Y. R., Gasparini, J. L. & Floeter, S. R. (2008). Molecular ecology, speciation, and evolution of the reef fish genus
Anisotremus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48: 929–935. {PDF}

Halpern, B. S. & Floeter, S. R. (2008). Functional diversity responses to changing species richness in reef fish communities. Marine Ecology
Progress Series, 364: 147–156. {PDF}

Luiz, O. J., Carvalho-Filho, A., Ferreira, C. E. L., Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L. & Sazima, I. (2008). The reef fish assemblage of the Laje de
Santos Marine State Park, Southwestern Atlantic: annotated checklist with comments on abundance, distribution, trophic structure,
mutualistic associations, and conservation. Zootaxa, 1807: 1–25. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Rocha, L. A., Robertson, D. R., Joyeux, J. C., Smith-Vaniz, W. F., Wirtz, P., Edwards, A. J., Barreiros, J. P., Ferreira, C. E. L.,
Gasparini, J. L., Brito, A., Falcón, J. M., Bowen, B. W. & Bernardi, G. (2008). Atlantic reef fish biogeography and evolution. Journal of
Biogeography, 35: 22–47. {PDF}

Sampaio, C. L. S., Carvalho-Filho, A., Ferreira, C. E. L., Feitoza, B. M., Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L., Luiz, O. J., & Rocha, L. A. (2009). Guia de
Identificação Ilustrado das Espécies de Peixes Endêmicas e Ameaçadas das Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras e do Banco dos Abrolhos. pp
163-198 In: Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras: da Pesquisa ao Manejo. Volume II. Edited by: Mohr, L. V., Castro, J. W. A., Costa, P. M. S., Alves, R.
J. V. 542 Brasília: MMA/Secretaria de Biodiversidade e Florestas. ISBN: 978-85-7738-076-3.

2007 | 2006

Wirtz, P., Ferreira, C. E. L., Floeter, S. R., Fricke, R., Gasparini, J. L. Iwamoto, T., Rocha, L. A., Sampaio, C. L. & Schliewen, U. K. (2007).
Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) – an update. Zootaxa, 1523:
. {PDF} | Nat Geo Portugal {PDF} | Nat Geo Brasil {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Gasparini, J. L. (2007). Os efeitos da pesca e da proteção através de UC’s marinhas: três estudos de
caso e implicações para os grupos funcionais de peixes recifais no Brasil. 183–199 pp. In: Série Áreas Protegidas do Brasil, 4: Áreas
Aquáticas Protegidas como Instrumento de Gestão Pesqueira. Brasília, MMA. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Krohling, W., Gasparini, J. L., Ferreira, C. E. L, & Zalmon, I. (2007). Reef fish community structure on coastal islands of the
southeastern Brazil: the influence of exposure and benthic cover. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 78: 147–160. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Vázquez, D. P. & Grutter, A. S. (2007). The macroecology of marine cleaning mutualisms. Journal of Animal Ecology, 76:
. {PDF} | Science Editors’ Choice {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L., Rocha, L. A., Wirtz, P., Sampaio, C. L. S. & Gasparini, J. L. The evolution and ecology of a poorly known
Atlantic biodiversity hotspot. (2007). Report to the National Geographic Society (Grant # 7937-05). {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Halpern, B. S. & Ferreira, C. E. L. (2006). Effects of fishing and protection on Brazilian reef fishes. Biological Conservation,
128: 391–402. {PDF}

Sampaio, C. L. S., Carvalho-Filho, A., Feitoza, B. M., Ferreira, C. E. L., Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L., Rocha, L. A. & Sazima, I. (2006). Peixes
recifais endêmicos e ameaçados das Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras e do Complexo Recifal de Abrolhos. pp. 217-234. In: R. J. V. Alves & J.
W. de Alencar Castro (Orgs.) Ilhas Oceânicas Brasileiras – Da Pesquisa ao Manejo. Brasília, MMA. {PDF}

2005 | 2004

Floeter, S. R., Behrens, M. D., Ferreira, C. E. L., Paddack, M. J. & Horn, M. H. (2005). Geographical gradients of marine herbivorous fishes:
patterns and processes. Marine Biology, 147: 1435–1447. {PDF}

Ferreira, C. E. L., Gasparini, J. L., Carvalho-Filho A. & Floeter, S. R. (2005). A recently extinct parrotfish species from Brazil. Coral Reefs, 24:
128. {PDF}

Gasparini, J. L., Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Sazima, I. (2005). Marine ornamental trade in Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14:
2883–2899. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L., Dominici-Arosemena, A. & Zalmon, I. (2004). Latitudinal gradients in Atlantic reef fish communities: trophic
structure and spatial use patterns. Journal of Fish Biology, 64: 1680–1699. {PDF}

Luiz, O. J., Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L., Ferreira, C. E. L, & Wirtz, P. (2004). The occurrence of the African surgeonfish Acanthurus
monroviae (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) in the southwestern Atlantic, with comments on other eastern Atlantic reef fishes occurring in
Brazil. Journal of Fish Biology, 65: 1173–1179. {PDF}

Ferreira, C. E. L, Floeter, S. R., Gasparini, J. L., Joyeux, J. C. & Ferreira, B. P. (2004). Trophic structure patterns of Brazilian reef fishes: a
latitudinal comparison. Journal of Biogeography, 31: 1093–1106. {PDF}

2003 | 2002

Gasparini, J. L., Joyeux, J. C. & Floeter, S. R. (2003). Sparisoma tuiupiranga, a new species of parrotfish (Perciformes: Labroidei: Scaridae)
from Brazil, with comments on the evolution of the genus. Zootaxa, 384: 1–14. {PDF}

Feitoza, B. M., Rocha, L. A., Luiz-Júnior, O. J., Floeter, S. R. & Gasparini, J. L. (2003). Reef fishes of St. Paul’s Rocks: new records and notes
on biology and zoogeography. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology, 7: 61–82. {PDF}

Menegatti, J. V., Vescovi, D. L. & Floeter, S. R. (2003). Interações agonísticas e forrageamento do peixe-donzela, Stegastes fuscus
(Peciformes: Pomacentridae). Natureza on line, 1: 45–50. {PDF}

Joyeux, J. C., Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Gasparini, J. L. (2003). Solving the South Atlantic puzzle requires more data, not more
speculation. Journal of Biogeography, 30: 1461–1463.

2001 | 2000

Gasparini, J. L., Rocha, L. A. & Floeter, S. R. (2001). Ptereleotris randalli n. sp., a new dartfish (Gobioidei: Microdesmidae) from the Brazilian
Coast. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology, 4: 109–114. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R., Guimarães, R. Z. P., Rocha, L. A., Ferreira, C. E. L., Rangel, C. A. & Gasparini, J. L. (2001). Geographic variation in reef-fish
assemblages along the Brazilian coast. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 10: 423–433. {PDF}

Joyeux, J. C., Floeter, S. R., Ferreira, C. E. L. & Gasparini, J. L. (2001). Biogeography of tropical reef fish: the South Atlantic puzzle. Journal of
Biogeography, 28: 831–841
. {PDF} | Journal cover {JPG}

Gasparini, J. L. & Floeter, S. R. (2001). The shore fishes of Trindade Island, southwestern Atlantic. Journal of Natural History, 35:
1639–1656. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R. & Gasparini, J. L. (2001). Brazilian endemic reef fishes. Coral Reefs, 19: 292. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R. & Gasparini, J. L. (2000). The southwestern Atlantic reef-fish fauna: composition and zoogeographic patterns. Journal of Fish
Biology, 56: 1099–1114. {PDF}

Floeter, S. R. & Nalesso, R. C., Rodrigues, M. M. P. & Turra, A. (2000). Patterns of shell utilization and selection in two sympatric hermit crabs
(Anomura: Diogenidae) in south-eastern Brazil. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of United Kingdom, 80: 1053–1059. {PDF}


Floeter, S. R. & Soares-Gomes, A. (1999). Biogeographic and species richness patterns of Gastropoda on the southwestern Atlantic.
Revista Brasileira de Biologia, 59 : 567–575. {PDF}

Gasparini, J. L. & Floeter, S. R. (1999). The giant hermit crab Petrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crustacea: Anomura) maximum size.
Nauplius, 7: 185–186. {PDF}