First Annual FCT Report: project CIGUA

The first results of the project show that Selvagens Islands are a hotspot for Gambierdiscus spp. Morphological and molecular analyses reveal that the dominant specie is G. australes.

Presentation: Emerging marine biotoxins in seafood from Portugal and challenges for their regulation in the European Union

3rd International Conference on Food Contaminants Challenges in Risk Assessment. Aveiro 26, 27 September, 2019.

The researcher Susana Rodrigues presented a Poster Communication at the International Conference on Food Contaminants, where she exhibited the results of the CIGUA Project.

CIGUA at exhibition: Climate Change and the Oceans of Tomorrow

Museu do Mar Rei D. Carlos, Cascais. February-July, 2019

The Museu do Mar Rei D. Carlos in Cascais organized this exhibition, where the effect of global warming was presented on the occurrence of the toxic microalgae Gambierdiscus.

Lecture: Ciguatera in Portugal: a food security challenge in Europe

Palestras do Conselho Científico (Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera). Algés, November 23rd, 2018

The researcher Lucía Soliño presented the preliminary results of the sampling performed in Madeira and Selvagens Islands at the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere.