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1. Biodiversity and conservation: joint effects of landscape connectivity and global changes on species, communities and biodiversity; 2. Macroecology: empirical modelling of species distribution and biodiversity; 3. Effects of multiple stressors on freshwater biota; 4. Biotic integrity of river ecosystems; 5. Herpetology with emphasis on the ecology and conservation of freshwater turtles.

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Publications

Scientific Articles (ISI)

Marcolin F., Segurado P., Chamberlain D., Reino L. (2023)

Testing the links between bird diversity, alien species and disturbance within a human-modified landscape.

Ecography, e06886. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.06886

Duarte G., Branco P., Haidvogl G., Ferreira M.T., Pont D., Segurado P. (2022)

iPODfish – A new method to infer the historical occurrence of diadromous fish species along river networks

Science of the Total Environment, 812: 152437. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152437

Segurado P., Gutiérrez-Cánovas C., Ferreira M.T., Branco P. (2022)

Stressor gradient coverage affects interaction identification

Ecological Modelling, 472: 110089. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2022.110089

Almeida C., Branco P., Segurado P., Ramos T.B., Ferreira M.T., Neves R., de Oliveira R.P. (2021)

Evaluation of the trophic status in a Mediterranean reservoir under climate change: an integrated modelling approach

Journal of Water and Climate Change, 12(3): 817-832. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2020.247

Branco P., Segurado P., Costa M.J., Teixeira A., Santos J.M., Ferreira M.T., Duarte G. (2021)

Knowledge gaps in the definition of threats for the red list assessment of European freshwater-dependent fish species

Biology, 10(7): 680. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070680

Costa M.J., Duarte G., Segurado P., Branco P. (2021)

Major threats to European freshwater fish species

Science of the Total Environment, 797: 149105. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149105

Duarte G., Segurado P., Haidvogl G., Pont D., Ferreira M.T., Branco P. (2021)

Damn those damn dams: fluvial longitudinal connectivity impairment for European diadromous fish throughout the 20th century

Science of the Total Environment, 761: 143293. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143293

Feio M.J., Hughes R.M., Callisto M., Nichols S.J., Odume O.N., Quintella B.R.g, Kuemmerlen M., Aguiar F.C., Almeida S.F.P., Alonso-Eguíalis P., Arimoro F.O., Dyer F.J., Harding J.S., Jang S., Kaufmann P.R., Lee S., Li J., Macedo D.R., Mendes A., Mercado-Silva N., Monk W., Nakamura K., Ndiritu G.G., Ogden R., Peat M., Reynoldson T.B., Rios-Touma B., Segurado P., Yates A.G. (2021)

The biological assessment and rehabilitation of theworld’s rivers: an overview

Water (Switzerland), 13 (3): 371. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w13030371

Loulida S., Segurado P., Naimi M., Znari M. (2021)

Niche differentiation among genetic lineages in the Mediterranean Pond turtle, Mauremys leprosa, across its geographical range

Amphibia-Reptilia, 42(2), 227-240. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lam.13436

Segurado P., Ferreira M.T., Branco P. (2021)

Assessing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic systems across temporal and spatial scales: from measurement to management

Water, 13(24): 3549. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w13243549

Spears B.M., Chapman D.S., Carvalho L., Feld C. K., Gessner M.O., Piggott J.J., Lindsay F.Banin Gutiérrez-Cánovas C., Solheim A.L., Richardson J.A., Schinegger R., Segurado P., Thackeray S. J., Birk S. (2021)

Making waves. Bridging theory and practice towards multiple stressor management in freshwater ecosystems

Water Research, 196: 116981. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.116981

Vilizzi L., …, Branco P., …, Ferreira M.T., …, Santos J.M., …, Segurado P. et al. (2021)

A global-scale screening of non-native aquatic organisms to identify potentially invasive species under current and future climate conditions

Science of the Total Environment, 788: 147868. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147868

Carreira B.M., Segurado P., Laurila A., Rebelo R. (2020)

Heat waves trigger swift changes in the diet and life-history of a freshwater snail

Hydrobiologia, 847(4): 999-1011. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-019-04155-3

Molina-Navarro E., Segurado P., Branco P., Almeida C., Andersen H.E. (2020)

Predicting the ecological status of rivers and streams under different climatic and socioeconomic scenarios using Bayesian Belief Networks

Limnologica, 80: 125742. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.limno.2019.125742

Serrano F., Pita R., Mota-Ferreira M., Beja P., Segurado P. (2020)

Landscape connectivity affects individual survival in unstable patch networks: the case of a freshwater turtle inhabiting temporary ponds

Freshwater Biology, 65(3): 540-551. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13449

Duarte G., Segurado P., Oliveira T., Haidvogl G., Pont D., Ferreira M.T., Branco P. (2019)

The River Network Toolkit ‚Äď RivTool.

Ecography, 42:1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04192

Godinho F.N., Segurado P., Franco A., Pinheiro P., P√°dua J., Rivaes R., Ramos P. (2019)

Factors related to fish kill events in Mediterranean reservoirs.

Water Research, 158: 280-290. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.04.027

Oliveira J.M., Paulino J.C., Segurado P., Rosado J., Rivaes R., Fernandes F., Serafim P., Ferrreira M.T. (2019)

Aquatic biodiversity and quality of streams in certified eucalypt plantations in Central Portugal

Forest Sciences, 47(123): 383-394.

Ros√°rio I.T., Rebelo R., Cardoso P., Segurado P., Mendes R.N., Santos-Reis M. (2019)

Can geocaching be an indicator of cultural ecosystem services? The case of the montado savannah-like landscape

Ecological Indicators, 99: 375-386.

Aguiar F.C., Segurado P., Martins M.J., Bejarano M.D., Nilsson C., Portela M.M., Merritt D. (2018)

The abundance and distribution of guilds of riparian woody plants change in response to land use and flow regulation.

Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(5): 2227-2240. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13110

Almeida C., Ramos T.B., Segurado P., Branco P., Neves R., de Oliveira R.P. (2018)

Water quantity and quality under future climate and societal scenarios: a basin-wide approach applied to the Sorraia River, Portugal.

Water, 10(9):1186.

Duarte G., Moreira M., Branco P., Costa L., Ferreira M.T., Segurado P. (2018)

One millennium of historical freshwater fish occurrence data for Portuguese rivers and streams.

Scientific Data, 5: 180163. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.163

Hering D., Borja A., Jones J.I., Pont D., Boets P., Bouchez A., Bruce K., Drakare S., Hänfling B., Kahlert M., Leese F., Meissner K., Mergen P., Reyjol Y., Segurado P., Vogler A., Kelly M. (2018)

Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive.

Water Research, 138: 192-205.

Hermoso V., Filipe A.F., Segurado P., Beja P. (2018)

Freshwater conservation in a fragmented world: dealing with barriers in a systematic planning framework.

Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28(1): 17-25.

Lozanovska I., Ferreira M.T., Segurado P., Aguiar F.C. (2018)

Limited resilience in hotspots of functional richness: the Mediterranean riparian shrublands.

Aquatic Sciences, 80: 25.

Reino L., Trivi√Īo M., Beja P., Ara√ļjo M.B., Figueira R., Segurado P. (2018)

Modelling landscape constraints on farmland bird species range shifts under climate change.

Science of the Total Environment, 625: 1596‚Äď1605.

Segurado P., Almeida C., Neves R., Ferreira M.T., Branco P. (2018)

Understanding multiple stressors in a Mediterranean basin: combined effects of land use, water scarcity and nutrient enrichment.

Science of the Total Environment, 624: 1221-1233.

Carreira B.M., Segurado P., Laurila A., Rebelo R. (2017)

Can heat waves change the trophic role of the world’s most invasive crayfish? Diet shifts in Procambarus clarkii.

PLoS ONE, 12(9): e0183108.

Reino L., Ferreira M., Martínez-Solano I., Segurado P., Xu C., Barbosa A.M. (2017)

Favourable areas for co- occurrence of parapatric species: niche conservatism and niche divergence in Iberian tree frogs and midwife toads.

Journal of Biogeography, 44(1): 88‚Äď98. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12850

Teichert N., Lepage M., Sagouis A., Borja A., Chust G., Ferreira M.T., Pasquaud S., Schinegger R., Segurado P., Argillier C. (2017)

Functional redundancy and sensitivity of fish assemblages in European rivers, lakes and estuarine ecosystems.

Scientific Reports, 7: 17611.

Carreira B.M., Segurado P., Orizaola G., Gonçalves N., Pinto V., Laurila A., Rebelo R. (2016)

Warm vegetarians? Heat waves and diet shifts in tadpoles.

Ecology, 97(11): 2964‚Äď2974.

Feld C.K., Segurado P., Gutiérrez-Cánovas C. (2016)

Analysing the impact of multiple stressors in aquatic biomonitoring data: a ‚Äúcookbook‚ÄĚ with applications in R.

Science of the Total Environment,573: 1320‚Äď1339.

Fernandes M.R., Segurado P., Jauch E., Ferreira M.T. (2016)

Riparian responses to extreme climate and land-use change scenarios.

Science of the Total Environment, 569-570: 145-158.

Hermoso V., Filipe A.F., Segurado P., Beja P. (2016)

Catchment zoning to unlock freshwater conservation opportunities in the Iberian Peninsula.

Diversity and Distributions, 22 (9): 960‚Äď969.

Schinegger R., Palt M., Segurado P., Schmutz S. (2016)

Untangling the effects of multiple human stressors and their impacts on fish assemblages in European running waters.

Science of the Total Environment, 573:1079-1088.

Segurado P., Branco P., Jauch E., Neves R., Ferreira M.T. (2016)

Sensitivity of river fishes to climate change: the role of hydrological stressors on habitat range shifts.

Science of the Total Environment, 562: 435-445.

Hermoso V., Filipe A.F., Segurado P., Beja P. (2015)

Filling gaps in a large reserve network to address freshwater conservation needs.

Journal of Environmental Management, 161: 358-365.

Hermoso V., Filipe A.F., Segurado P., Beja P. (2015)

Effectiveness of a large reserve network in protecting freshwater biodiversity: a test for the Iberian Peninsula.

Freshwater Biology, 60: 698-710.

Moreira F.D., Ascens√£o F., Capinha C., Rodrigues D., Segurado P., Santos-Reis M., Rebelo R. (2015)

Modelling the risk of invasion by the red-swamp crayfish (): incorporating local variables to better inform management decisions.

Biological Invasions, 17: 273‚Äď285.

Segurado P., Branco P., Avelar A.P., Ferreira M.T. (2015)

Historical changes in the functional connectivity of rivers based on spatial network analysis and the past occurrences of diadromous species in Portugal.

Aquatic Sciences, 77(3): 427-440.

Aguiar F.C., Segurado P., Urbanic G., Cambra J., Chauvin C., Ciadamidaro S,. Dörflinger G., Ferreira J., Germ M., Manolaki P., Minciardi M.R., Munné A., Papastergiadou E., Ferreira M.T. (2014)

Comparability of river quality assessment using macrophytes: a multi-step procedure to overcome biogeographical differences.

Science of the Total Environment, 476-477: 757-767. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.10.021

Branco P., Segurado P., Santos J.M., Ferreira M.T. (2014)

Prioritizing barrier removal to improve functional connectivity of rivers.

Journal of Applied Ecology, 51(5): 1197-1206.

Segurado P., Caiola N., Pont D., Oliveira J., Delaigue O., Ferreira M.T. (2014)

Comparability of fish-based ecological quality assessments for geographically distinct Iberian regions.

Science of the Total Environment, 476-477: 785-794.

Reino L., Beja P., Ara√ļjo M.B., Dray S., Segurado P. (2013)

Does local habitat fragmentation affect large-scale distributions? The case of a specialist grassland bird.

Diversity and Distributions, 19(4): 423-432.

Segurado P., Branco P., Ferreira M.T. (2013)

Prioritizing restoration of structural connectivity in rivers: a graph based approach.

Landscape Ecology, 28(7): 1231-1238.

Branco P.J., Segurado P., Santos J.M., Pinheiro P.J., Ferreira M.T. (2012)

Does longitudinal connectivity loss affect the distribution of freshwater fish?

Ecological Engineering,48: 70-78.

Oliveira J.M.,Segurado P., Santos J.M., Teixeira A., Ferreira M.T., Cortes R.V. (2012)

Modelling stream-fish functional traits in reference conditions: Regional and local environmental correlates.

PLoS ONE, 7(9): e45787.

Segurado P., Kunin W.E., Filipe, A.F., Ara√ļjo M.B. (2012)

Patterns of coexistence of two freshwater turtles are affected by spatial scale.

Basic and Applied Ecology, 13: 371-379.

Pereira M., Segurado P., Neves, N. (2011)

Using spatial network structure in landscape management and planning: a case study with pond turtles.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 100(1-2): 67-76.

Segurado P., Santos J.M., Pont D., Melcher A., Jalon D.G., Hughes R.M., Ferreira M.T. (2011)

Estimating species tolerance to human perturbation: expert judgment versus empirical approaches.

Ecological Indicators, 11(6): 1623-1635.

Godinho C., Rabaça C.J., Segurado P. (2010)

Breeding bird assemblages in riparian galleries of the Guadiana river basin (Portugal): the effect of spatial structure and habitat variables.

Ecological Research, 25: 283-294.

Aguiar F.C., Ferreira M.T., Albuquerque A., Rodríguez-González P.M., Segurado P. (2009)

Structural and functional responses of riparian vegetation to human disturbance: performance and spatial-scale dependence.

Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 175(3): 249-267.

Books

Assessing the Effects of Multiple Stressors on Aquatic Systems across Temporal and Spatial Scales: From Measurement to Management

Segurado, P.; Ferreira, M.T.; Branco, P. (Eds) (2022)

MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-0365-4199-0 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-0365-4200-3

Book Chapters

Indjai B., Segurado P., Romeiras M.M., Catarino L. (2023)

Bioecologia e import√Ęncia socioecon√≥mica das palmeiras na √Āfrica Ocidental

In: Catarino, S., Fortes, A., Ferreira, V., Duarte, M.C (eds). Flora and Natural Resources of Cabo Verde Islands. Universidade de Cabo Verde e Universidade de Lisboa. ISAPress, Lisboa, 38p.. ISBN: 978-989-35095-2-4 URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/27733

Rebelo R., Carretero M., Gonçalves H., Segurado P., Sequeira F., Lopes I. (2019)

Capítulo 9. Anfíbios e répteis.

In: Rios de Portugal: comunidades, processos e altera√ß√Ķes (Coord. Feio M.J., Ferreira V.), p. 203-231. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra. ISBN: 978-989-26-1623-0 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1624-7

Ribeiro F., Aguiar C., Anastácio P., Capinha C., Grosso-Silva J.M., Matias R.,, Polónia A., Segurado P., Sousa A., Sousa R., Alves P. (2018)

Breve Hist√≥ria das Introdu√ß√Ķes Biol√≥gicas em Portugal Continental

In: Breve Hist√≥ria das Introdu√ß√Ķes Biol√≥gicas em Portugal Continental. In: As Invas√Ķes Biol√≥gicas em Portugal: Hist√≥ria, Diversidade e Gest√£o (Coord. Vaz A.S., Eds. Vicente J.R., Queiroz A.I., Marchante E., Honrado J.P., Silva L), p. 62-84. Arte e Ci√™ncia, Porto. ISBN: 978-989-99518-8-4

Aguiar F.C., Martins M.J., Bejarano M.D., Nilsson C., Portela M.P., Segurado P., Merritt D.M. (2014)

Are dams regulating diversity of riparian forests? Functional trade-offs and synergies in Mediterranean Europe

In: Biodiversity and vegetation: patterns, processes, conservation. Mucina L., Price J.N., Kalwij J.M. (Eds.). Kwongan Foundation, Perth, Australia, p.63. ISBN: 978-0-9584766-5-2

Ara√ļjo P.R., Segurado P. (2008)

Mauremys leprosa

In: Atlas dos anfíbios e répteis de Portugal. Loureiro A., Ferrand de Almeida N., Carretero M.A., Paulo O.S. (Eds.). Instituto de Conservação da Natureza e da Biodiversidade, Lisboa, pp. 132-133. ISBN: 9789896800055 URL: http://www2.icnf.pt/portal/pn/biodiversidade/patrinatur/atlas-anfi-rept

Segurado P., Ara√ļjo P.R. (2008)

Emys orbicularis

In: Atlas dos anfíbios e répteis de Portugal. Loureiro A., Ferrand de Almeida N., Carretero M.A., Paulo O.S. (Eds.). Instituto de Conservação da Natureza e da Biodiversidade, Lisboa, pp. 130-131. ISBN: 9789896800055 URL: http://www2.icnf.pt/portal/pn/biodiversidade/patrinatur/atlas-anfi-rept

Projects

Dammed Fish

Impacto da perda de conectividade estrutural e funcional de redes hidrogr√°ficas na biodiversidade pisc√≠cola ‚Äď Otimizando solu√ß√Ķes de gest√£o

Duration: 2022-2024

CEF Budget: 244.000 ‚ā¨

ALIENTRADE

Something in the way they move: how global patterns of wildlife trade influence global invasion success

Duration: 2018-2021

CEF Budget: 35.807 ‚ā¨

ALNUS

Screening Alnus Glutinosa resistance to an emerging disease under climate stressors: predecting alder forests resilience across river networks.

Duration: 2018-2021

CEF Budget: 207.948 ‚ā¨

RIVEAL

RIVEAL: Valores e serviços dos ecossistemas fluviais e das florestas ripárias em paisagens fluviais alteradas e futuros climáticos incertos

Duration: 2018-2022

CEF Budget: 180979,88 ‚ā¨

OPTIMUS PRIME

Optimal Greening of Irrigated farmland to achieve a prime environment

Duration: 2016-2021

CEF Budget: 191.226 ‚ā¨

DURERO

Duero (Douro) River basin: Water resources, Water accounts and Target sustainability

Duration: 2014-2015

CEF Budget: 39.134 ‚ā¨

MARS

Managing Aquatic ecosystems and water Resources under multiple Stress

Duration: 2014-2018

CEF Budget: 428.200 ‚ā¨