Sambolino, A., Rodriguez, M., De La Fuente, J., Arbelo, M., Fernández, A., Kaufmann, M., Cordeiro, N., and Dinis, A.. 2024. Optimization and Validation of a Micro–QuEChERS Method for Phthalates Detection in Small Samples of Cetacean Blubber. MethodsX 12: 102502.

Martin, B., Auel, H., Bode-Dalby, M., Dudeck, T., Duncan, S., Ekau, W., Fock, H.O. et al. 2024. Studies of the Ecology of the Benguela Current Upwelling System: The TRAFFIC Approach. In Sustainability of Southern African Ecosystems under Global Change, edited by von Maltitz, G.P., Midgley, G.F., Veitch, J., Brümmer, C., Rötter, R.P., Viehberg, F.A., and Veste, M. 248:780. Ecological Studies. Springer Cham.


Sambolino, A., Iniguez, E., Herrera, I., Kaufmann, M., Dinis, A., Cordeiro, N. (2023) Microplastic ingestion and plastic additive detection in pelagic squid and fish: Implications for bioindicators and plastic tracers in open oceanic food webs. Science of The Total Environment, 894, 164952.

Mendonça, I., Cunha, C., Kaufmann, M., Faria, M., & Cordeiro, N. (2023). Microplastics reduce microalgal biomass by decreasing single-cell weight: The barrier towards implementation at scale. Science of The Total Environment877, 162950.


Ferreira, R., Martel, V. M., Steiner, L., Poli, F. F., Dinis, A., Kaufmann, M., Fernandez, M., Alves, F. 2022. Unraveling Site Fidelity and Residency Patterns of Sperm Whales in the Insular Oceanic Waters of Macaronesia. Frontiers in Marine Science 9 (December): 1021635.

Bernal-Ibáñez, A., Chebaane, S., Sempere-Valverde, J., Faria, J., Ramalhosa, P., Kaufmann, M., Florido, M. Albert-Fonseca, A., Canning-Clode, J., Gestoso, I., Cacabelos, E. (2022) A worrying arrival: the first record of Rugulopteryx okamurae in Madeira Island and its invasive risk. BioInvasions Records, 11(4): 912–24.

Faria, M., Cunha, C., Gomes, M., Mendonça, I., Kaufmann, M., Ferreira, A., & Cordeiro, N. (2022). Bacterial cellulose biopolymers: The sustainable solution to water-polluting microplastics. Water Research, 222, 118952;

Sambolino, A., Herrera, I., Álvarez, S., Rosa, A., Alves, F., Canning-Clode, J., Cordeiro, N., Dinis, A., Kaufmann, M.(2022) Seasonal variation in microplastics and zooplankton abundances and characteristics: the ecological vulnerability of an oceanic island system. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 181, 113906; doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113906

Ribeiro, C., Neves, P., Kaufmann, M., Araújo, R., Riera, R. (2022) A baseline for prioritizing the conservation of the threatened seagrass Cymodocea nodosa in the oceanic archipelago of Madeira. Journal for Nature Conservation, 6: 126224; doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2022.126224

Freitas, M., Ideia, P., Biscoito, M., Kaufmann, M., & Sousa, R. (2022). Length-weight relationships for eight Chondrichthyes from the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean. The Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research, S1687428522000024.


Bernal-Ibáñez, A., Gestoso, I., Wirtz, P., Kaufmann, M., Serrão, E. A., Canning-Clode, J., & Cacabelos, E. (2021). The collapse of marine forests: Drastic reduction in populations of the family Sargassaceae in Madeira Island (NE Atlantic). Regional Environmental Change, 21(71), 9.

Narciso, A., Javidpour, J., Chi, X., Cachão, M., Kaufmann, M. (2021) Characterization of the coccolithophore community off Cabo Verde archipelago, including the Senghor Seamount (Eastern North Atlantic). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 250: 107146. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.107146


Silva, M., Rodríguez, I., Barreiro, A., Kaufmann, M., Neto, A.I., Hassouani, M., Sabour, B., Alfonso, A., Botana, L.M. & Vasconcelos, V. (2020) Lipophilic toxins occurrence in non-traditional invertebrate vectors from North Atlantic Waters (Azores, Madeira, and Morocco): Update on geographical tendencies and new challenges for monitoring routines. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 161, 111725. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111725

Cunha, C., Lopes, J., Paulo, J., Faria, M., Kaufmann, M., Nogueira, N., Ferreira, A., & Cordeiro, N. (2020). The effects of microplastic pollution in microalgal biomass production: A biochemical study. Water Research, 186, 116370. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116370

Vieira, C., Henriques, F., D’hondt, S., Neto, A., Almada, C.H., Kaufmann, M., Sansón, M., Sangil, C. & De Clerck, O. (2020) Lobophora (Dictyotales) species richness, ecology and biogeography across the North-eastern Atlantic archipelagos and description of two new species. Journal of Phycology, 56: 346-357. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12956

Narciso, A., Caldeira, R., Reis, J., Hoppenrath, M., Cachão, M., Kaufmann, M. (2020) Corrigendum to “The effect of a transient frontal zone on the spatial distribution of extant coccolithophores around the Madeira Archipelago (Northeast Atlantic)” [Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 223 (2019) 25-38] Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 232, 106503. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106503


Cunha, C., Paulo, J., Faria, M., Kaufmann, M., Cordeiro, N. (2019) Ecotoxicological and biochemical effects of environmental concentrations of the plastic-bond pollutant dibutyl phthalate on Scenedesmus sp. Aquatic Toxicology, 215, 105281. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.105281

Hoppenrath, M., Kretzschmar, A. L., Kaufmann, M. J. & Murray, S. A. (2019). Morphological and molecular phylogenetic identification and record verification of Gambierdiscus excentricus (Dinophyceae) from Madeira Island (NE Atlantic Ocean). Marine Biodiversity Records, 12:16. doi: 10.1186/s41200-019-0175-4

Nóbrega, V., Faria, M., Quintana, A., Kaufmann, M., Ferreira, A., Cordeiro, N. (2019) From a basic microalga and an acetic acid bacterium cellulose producer to a living symbiotic biofilm. Materials, 12, 2275. doi: 10.3390/ma12142275

Silva, M., Rodriguez, I., Barreiro, A., Kaufmann, M., Neto, A.I., Hassouani, M., Sabour, B., Alfonso, A., Botana, L.M., Vasconcelos, V. (2019) Tetrodotoxins Occurrence in Non-Traditional Vectors of the North Atlantic Waters (Portuguese Maritime Territory, and Morocco coast). Toxins, 11, 306. doi: 10.3390/toxins11060306

Narciso, A., Caldeira, R., Reis, J., Hoppenrath, M., Cachao, M., Kaufmann, M. (2019) The effect of a transient frontal zone on the spatial distribution of extant coccolithophores around the Madeira Archipelago (Northeast Atlantic). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 223: 25-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2019.04.014

Alves, F., Canning-Clode, J., Ribeiro, C., Gestoso, I., Kaufmann, M. (2019). Local benthic assemblages in shallow rocky reefs find refuge in a marine protected area at Madeira Island. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 23:373-383. doi: 10.1007/s11852-018-0669-y


Silva, M., Rey, V., Barreiro, A., Kaufmann, M., Neto, A. I., Hassouani, M., Sabour, B., Botana, A., Botana, L. M., Vasconcelos, V. (2018). Paralytic Shellfish Toxins Occurrence in Non-Traditional Invertebrate Vectors from North Atlantic Waters (Azores, Madeira, and Morocco). Toxins (Basel), 10(9). doi: 10.3390/toxins10090362

Cordeiro, N., Nóbrega, V., Faria, M. and Kaufmann, M. (2018) Bacterial cellulose & Microalgae: Engineered tissue for biomedical applications. 8th World Congress on Biopolymers & Bioplastics, June 28-29, 2018, Berlin, Germany. Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology, 9, 92. doi: 10.4172/2157-7048-C1-012

Dinis, A., Alves, F., Nicolau, C., Ribeiro, C., Kaufmann, M., Cañadas, A., & Freitas, L. (2018). Social structure of a population of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the oceanic archipelago of Madeira, Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98:1141-1149. doi: 10.1017/S0025315417000650

Mohn, C., Denda, A., Christiansen, S., Kaufmann, M., Peine, F., Springer, B., Turnewitsch, R. & Christiansen, B. (2018) Ocean currents and acoustic backscatter data from shipboard ADCP measurements at three North Atlantic seamounts between 2004 and 2015. Data-In-Brief 17: 237-245. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.01.014

Sangil, C., Martins, G. M., Alves, F., Hernández, J. C., Neto, A. I., Ribeiro, C., León-Cisneros, K., Canning-Clode, J., Rosas-Alquicira, E., Mendoza, J. C., Titley, I., Wallenstein, F., Couto, R. P. and Kaufmann, M. (2018) Shallow subtidal macroalgae in the Northeastern Atlantic archipelagos (Macaronesian region): a spatial approach to community structure. European Journal of Phycology 53: 83-98. doi: 10.1080/09670262.2017.1385098


Vasconcelos, J., Vieira, A. R., Sequeira, V., González, J. A., Kaufmann, M. & Gordo, L. S. (2017). Identifying populations of the blue jack mackerel (Trachurus picturatus) in the Northeast Atlantic by using geometric morphometrics and otolith shape analysis. Fishery Bulletin 116: 81-92. doi: 10.7755/FB.116.1.9


Ramalhosa, P., Debus, S.-L., Kaufmann, M. & Lenz, M. (2016) A non-native macroalga is less attractive for herbivores but more susceptible to light limitation and grazing stress than a comparable native species. Helgoland Marine Research. 70:25. doi: 10.1186/s10152-016-0478-3

Dinis, A., Alves, F., Nicolau, C., Ribeiro, C., Kaufmann, M., Cañadas, A. & Freitas, L. (2016). Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus group dynamics, site fidelity, residency and movement patterns in the Madeira Archipelago (North-East Atlantic). African Journal of Marine Science 38:151-160. dod: 10.2989/1814232X.2016.1167780

Dinis, A., Alves, F., Nicolau, C., Ribeiro, C., Kaufmann, M., Cañadas, A., Freitas, L. (2016) Spatial and temporal distribution of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Madeira Archipelago, NE Atlantic. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences 33: 45-54.


Silva, M., Rodriguez, I., Barreiro, A., Kaufmann, M., Neto, A.I., Hassouani, M., Sabour, B., Alfonso, A., Botana, L.M. & Vasconcelos, V. (2015). New invertebrate vectors of Okadaic acid from the North Atlantic Waters – Portugal (Azores and Madeira) and Morocco. Toxins, 7: 5337–5347; doi: 10.3390/toxins7124885

Silva, M., Rodriguez, I., Barreiro, A., Kaufmann, M., Neto, A., Hassouani, M., Sabour, B., Alfonso, A., Botana, L. & Vasconcelos, V. (2015). First report of ciguatoxins in two starfish species: Ophidiaster ophidianus and Marthasterias glacialis. Toxins, 7: 3740-3757. doi: 10.3390/toxins7093740

Kaufmann, M.J., Santos, F. & Maranhão, M. (2015) Checklist of nanno- and microphytoplankton off Madeira Island (Northeast Atlantic) with some historical notes. Nova Hedwigia, 101: 205-232. doi: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2015/0265

Souto, J., Kaufmann, M.J., Canning-Clode, J. (2015) New species and new records of bryozoans from shallow waters of Madeira Island. Zootaxa 3925(4): 581-593. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3925.4.7

Alves, F., Dinis, A., Nicolau, C., Ribeiro, C., Kaufmann, M., Fortuna, C., Freitas, L. (2015). Survival and abundance of short-finned pilot whales in the archipelago of Madeira, NE Atlantic. Marine Mammal Science 31: 106-121. doi: 10.1111/mms.12137


Clemente, S., Lorenzo-Morales, J., Mendoza, J.C., López, C., Sangil, C., Alves, F., Kaufmann, M., & Hernández, J.C. (2014). Mass mortality of the sea urchin Diadema africanum in the subtropical Eastern Atlantic Archipelagos: the role of waterborne bacteria in a warming ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 506: 1-14. doi: 10.3354/meps10829


Alves, F., A. Dinis, C. Ribeiro, C. Nicolau, M. Kaufmann, C.M. Fortuna & L. Freitas (2013). Daytime dive characteristics from six short-finned pilot whales Globicephala macrorhynchus off Madeira Island. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences 31:1-8.

Brotas, V., Brewin, R.J.W., Sá, C., Brito, A., Silva, A., Mendes, C.R., Diniz, T., Kaufmann, M., Tarran, G., Groom, S.B., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S. (2013) Deriving phytoplankton size classes from satellite data: validation along a trophic gradient in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing of Environment, 134: 66-77. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.02.013

Alves, F., Quérouil, S., Dinis, A., Nicolau, C., Ribeiro, C., Freitas, L., Kaufmann, M. and Fortuna, C. (2013) Population structure of short-finned pilot whales in the oceanic archipelago of Madeira based on photo-identification and genetic analyses: implications for conservation. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 23: 758-776. doi: 10.1002/aqc.2332


Wahl, M., Link, H., Alexandridis, N., Thomason, J.C., Cifuentes, M., Costello, M.J., da Gama B.A.P., Hillock, K., Hobday, A.J., Kaufmann, M.J., Keller, S., Kraufvelin, P., Krüger, I., Lauterbach, L., Antunes, B.L., Molis, M., Nakaoka, M., Nyström, J., bin Radzi, Z., Stockhausen, B., Thiel, M., Vance, T., Weseloh, A., Whittle, M., Wiesmann, L., Wunderer, L., Yamakita, T., Lenz, M. (2011) Re-Structuring of Marine Communities Exposed to Environmental Change: A Global Study on the Interactive Effects of Species and Functional Richness. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019514


Canning-Clode, J., Bellou, N., Kaufmann, M. J. & Wahl, M. (2009) Local-regional richness relationship in fouling assemblages – effects of succession. Basic and Applied Ecology, 10: 745 – 753. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2009.05.005

Peine, F., Turnewitsch, R., Mohn, C., Reichelt, T., Springer, B. & Kaufmann, M. (2009) The importance of tides for sediment dynamics in the deep sea – Evidence from the particulate-matter tracer 234 Th in deep-sea environments with different tidal forcing. Deep Sea Research I, 56: 1182-1202. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2009.03.009


Canning-Clode J., Kaufmann M., Molis M., Lenz M., Wahl M. (2008). Influence of disturbance and nutrient enrichment on early successional fouling communities in an oligotrophic marine system. Marine Ecology 29: 115-124. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2007.00210.x


Kaufmann, M. (2004). The nannoplankton diversity around Madeira: a first contribution (POSTER ABSTRACT). Journal of Nannoplankton Research 26: 64

Kaufmann, M. & Elbrächter, M. (2004). The influence of Great Meteor Seamount on the distribution of coccolithophorids (POSTER ABSTRACT). Journal of Nannoplankton Research 26: 65


Kaufmann,M.J., Seaman,M.N.L., Andrade,C., Buchholz,F. (1994). Survival, growth, and glycogen content of Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793), at Madeira Island (Subtropical Atlantic). J. Shellfish Res. 13: 503-505