Dr. Ana Candeias-Mendes is a biologist, Master in Marine Biology , with more than 25 years of experience in Marine Aquaculture hatchery working at IPMA – Portuguese Institute for the Ocean and Atmosphere.
Capture, transport and adaptation to captivity of several marine fish breeders. Broodstock management, spawning induction, eggs eclosion, larval rearing, production and fattening of juveniles of the marine fish species produced at EPPO and more recently Seriola rivoliana and also echinoderms working with sea urchin, Paracentrotus lividus. Maintenance of tanks, equipment, water circuits. Elaboration of new tanks circuit for trials and production. Collection and processing of biological samplings on fieldwork and laboratorial in support to production. Transport of live fish. Capture of wild breeders and expedition of broodstock to other facilities or restocking to the wild as in case of the threatened grouper Epinephelus marginatus. Monitoring of trials with juveniles in oceanic cages.
ORCID: ID 0000-0003-3933-5417
Ciência ID: 3C18-B98C-D2D9