Universidade de Vigo

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103.- Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E., del Valle, D.A., Karl, D.M., Teira, E. 2013. Experimental assessment of marine bacterial respiration. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 70: 189-205.

102.- González, J., Fernández, E., Figueiras, F.G., Varela, M. 2013. Subtle effects of the water accommodated fraction of oil spills on natural phytoplankton assemblages enclosed in mesocosms. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 124: 13-23.

101.- Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E., Calvo-Díaz, A., Cermeño, P., Marañón, E., Morán, X.A.G., Teira, E. 2013. Differential response of microbial plankton to nutrient inputs in oligotrophic versus mesotrophic waters of the North Atlantic. Marine Biology Research. 9(4): 358-370.


100.- Aranguren-Gassis, M., Serret, P., Fernández, E., Herrera, J.L., Domínguez, J.F., Pérez, V., Escánez, J. 2012. Balanced plankton net community metabolism in the oligotrophic North Atlantic subtropical gyre from lagrangian observations. Deep-Sea Research I. 68: 116-122.

99.- Martínez-García, S., Teira, E., Fernández, E. 2012. Changes in the metabolic balance of contrasting microbial food webs after nutrient enrichment. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 462: 9-19.

98.- Aranguren-Gassis, M., Teira, M. Serret, P., Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E. 2012. Potential overstimation of bacterial respiration rates in oligotrophic plankton communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 453: 1-10.


97.- Aranguren-Gassis, M., Serret, P., Fernández, E., Herrera, J.L., Domínguez, J.F., Pérez, V., Escánez, J. 2011. Production and respiration control the marine microbial metabolic balance in the eastern North Atlantic subtropical gyre. Deep Sea Research I. 58: 768-775.


96.- Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E., Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., González, J., Lomborg, C., Morán, X.A.G., Teira, E. 2010. Differential responses of phytoplankton and heterotrophic bacteria to organic and inorganic nutrient additions in coastal waters off the NW Iberian Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 416: 17-33.

95.-Teira, E., Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E. A lagrangian study of microbial plankton respiration in the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean: bacterial contribution and short-term variability. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 61: 31-43.

94.-Pérez, P., R. Beiras, E. Fernández. 2010. Monitoring copper toxicity in natural phytoplankon assemblages: application of fast repetition rate fluorometry. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73: 254-261

93.- Marañón, E., Fernández, A., Mouriño-Carballido, B, Martínez-García, S., Teira, E., Cermeño, P., Chouciño, P., Huete-Ortega, M., Fernández, E., Calvo-Díaz, A., Morán, X.A., Moreno-Ostos, E., Varela, M.M., Patey, M.D., Achterberg, E.P. 2010. Degree of oligotrophy controls the response of microbial plankton to Saharan dust. Limnology and Oceanography. 55(6): 2339-2352

92.- Martínez-García, S., Fernández, E., Calvo-Díaz, A., Marañón, E., Morán, X.A.G., Teira, E. 2010. Response of heterotrophic and autotrophic microbiol plankton to inorganic and organic inputs along a latitudinal transect in the Atlantic Ocean. Biogeosciences. 7: 1701-1713

91.-Pérez, P., E. Fernández, R. Beiras. 2010. Detection and assessment of fuel toxicity on Isochrysis galbana and a coastal phytoplankton asemblage: growth rate vs. variable fluorescence. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73: 254-261.


90.- Pérez, P., E. Fernández, R. Beiras. 2009. Use of fast repetition rate fluorometry on detection and assessment of PAH toxicity on microalgae. Water, Air and Soil Pollution.DOI: 10.1007/s11270-009-0203-9.

89.- Martínez-García, S., E. Fernández, Aranguren, M., E. Teira. 2009. In vivo electron transport system activity: a method to estimate respiration in natural marine microplanktonic communities. Limnology and Oceanography Methods. 7: 459-469.

88.- Serret, P., C. Robinson, E. Fernández, E. Teira, G. Tilstone, V. Pérez. 2009. Predicting plankton net community production in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, 56: 941-953.

87.- Pérez, P., E. Fernández, R. Beiras. 2009. Toxicity of benzalkonium chloride on monoalgal cultures and natural assemblages of marine phytoplankton. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 201: 319-330.

86.- González, J. M. Aranguren-Gassis, B. Gómez, E. Fernández, F.G. Figueiras, X.A.G. Morán, M. Nieto-Cid. 2009. Effect of a simulated oil spill on natural assemblages of marine phytoplankton enclosed in microcosms. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 83(3): 265-276.


85.- X.A.G. Morán, Pérez, V., E. Fernández. 2007. Mismatch between community respiration and the contribution of heterotrophic bacteria in the NE Atlantic open ocean: what causes high respiration in oligotrophic waters?. Journal of Marine Research. 65 (4): 545-560.

84.- Marañón, E., Pérez, V., E. Fernández, Anadón, R., Bode, A., González, N., Huskin, I., Isla, A., Morán, X. A. G., Mouriño, B., Quevedo, M., Robinson, C., Serret, P., Teira, E., Varela, M. M., Woodward, E. M. S., M.V. Zubkov. 2007. Planktonic carbon budget in the euphotic layer of the Eastern Subtropical North Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 48: 261-275.


83.- Pérez, V., E. Fernández, Marañón, E., Morán, X. A. G., M.V. Zubkov. 2006. Vertical variability of phytoplankton biomass, production and growth in the Atlantic subtropical gyres. Deep-Sea Research I, 53 1616–1634.

82.- Serret, P., E. Fernández, C. Robinson, E.M.S. Woodward, V. Pérez. 2006. Local production does not control the balance between phytoplankton photosynthesis and respiration in the open Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, 53: 1611-1628.

81.- Cermeño P, Marañón E, Pérez V, Serret P, E. Fernández, C.G. Castro. 2006. Phytoplankton size structure, primary production and net community metabolism in a coastal ecosystem (Ría de Vigo, NW-Spain): seasonal and short-time scale variability. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 67(2): 251-266.

80.- Estévez-Blanco, P., Cermeño, P., Espiñeira, M., E. Fernández. 2006. Phytoplankton photosynthetic efficiency and primary production rates estimated from fast repetition rate fluorometry at coastal embayments affected by upwelling (Rías Baixas, NW Spain). Journal of Plankton Research. 28(12) 1153-1165.

79.- Pérez, P., P. Estévez-Blanco, R. Beiras, E. Fernández. 2006. Effect of copper on the photochemical efficiency, growth and chlorophyll-a biomass of natural phytoplankton assemblages. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 25(1) 137-143.


78.- Cermeño, P., E. Marañón, Rodríguez, J., E. Fernández. 2005. Large-sized phytoplankton sustain higher carbon-specific photosynthesis than smaller cells in a coastal eutrophic ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 297: 51-60.

77.- Cermeño, P., P. Estévez-Blanco, E. Marañón, E. Fernández. 2005. Maximum photosynthetic efficiency of size-fractionated phytoplankton assessed by of 14C-uptake and fast repetition rate fluorometry. Limnology and Oceanography. 50: 1438-1446.

76.- Varela, M.M., A. Bode, E. Fernández, N. González, V. Kitidis, M. Varela, E.M.S. Woodward. 2005. Nitrogen uptake and dissolved organic nitrogen release in planktonic communities characterized by phytoplankton size-structure in the Central Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research. 52: 1637-1661.

75.- Cermeño, P., E. Marañón, J. Rodríguez, E. Fernández. 2005. Size dependence of coastal phytoplankton photosynthesis under vertical mixing conditions. Journal of Plankton Research. 27(5): 473-483.

74.- Pérez, V., E. Fernández, E. Marañón, P. Serret, R. Varela, A. Bode, M. Varela, X.A.G. Morán, M. Woodward, V. Kitidis, C. García-Soto. 2005. Latitudinal distribution of microbial plankton abundance, production and respiration in the Equatorial Atlantic in Autumn 2000. Deep-Sea Research. 52: 861-880.

73.- Teira, E., E. Fernández, N. González, M. Varela. 2005. Variability of chlorophyll and primary production in the eastern North Atlantic subtropical gyre: potential factors affecting phytoplankton activity. Deep- Sea Research. 52: 569-588.

72.- Mouriño, B., E. Fernández, R. Pingree, B. Sinha, J. Escánez, D. de Armas. 2005. Constraining the effect of mesoscale features on the carbon budget of the photic layer in the NE subtropical Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 287: 45-52.

71.- Pérez, V., E. Fernández, E. Marañón, P. Serret, C. García-Soto. 2005. Seasonal and spatial variability of chlorophyll a and primary production in the Equatorial Atlantic: in situ and remote sensing observations. Journal of Plankton Research. 27 (2): 189-197.


70.- Bode, A. M.M. Varela, E. Teira, E. Fernández, N. González, M. Varela. 2004. Planktonic carbon and nitrogen cycling off NW Spain: variations in production of particulate and dissolved organic pools . Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 37: 95-107.

69.- Marañón, E., P. Cermeño, E. Fernández, J. Rodríguez, L. Zabala. 2004. Significance and mechanisms of photosynthetic production of dissolved organic carbon in a coastal eutrophic ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography. 49(5): 1652-1666.

68.- Fernández, E., F. Álvarez-Marqués, R. Anadón, S. Barquero, A. Bode, A. García, García-Soto, J. Gil, N. González, A. Iriarte, B. Mouriño, F. Rodríguez, R. Sánchez, E. Teira, S. Torres, L. Valdés, M. Varela, R. Varela, M. Zapata. 2004. The spatial distribution of plankton communities in a Slope Water anticyclonic Oceanic eDDY (SWODDY) in the southern Bay of Biscay. Journal of the Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 84: 501-517.

67.- Morán, X.A., E. Fernández, V. Pérez. 2004. Size-fractionated primary production, bacterial production and net community production in subtropical and tropical domains of the oligotrophic NE Atlantic in autumn. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 274: 17-29.

66.- Mouriño, B., E. Fernández, M. Alves. 2004. Thermohaline structure, ageostrophic vertical velocity fields and phytoplankton distribution and production in the North East Atlantic subtropical front. Journal of Geophysical Research. 109, C04020, doi:10.1029/2003JC001990


65- Mouriño, B., E. Fernández, H. Etienne, F. Hernández, S. Giraud. 2003. Significance of cyclonic SubTropical Oceanic Rings of Magnitude (STORM) eddies for the carbon budget of the euphotic layer in the subtropical northeast Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research. 108: C12, 3383.

64.- Teira, E., J. Abalde, M.T. Álvarez-Ossorio, A. Bode, C. Cariño, A. Cid, E. Fernández, N. González, J. Lorenzo, J. Valencia, M. Varela. 2003. Plankton carbon budget in a coastal wind-driven upwelling station (NW Iberian Peninsula). Marine Ecology Progress Series. 265: 31-43.

63.- Rodríguez, F., M. Varela, E. Fernández, M. Zapata. 2003. Phytoplankton and pigment distributions in an anticyclonic slope water oceanic eddy (SWODDY) in the Southern Bay of Biscay. Marine Biology. 143: 995-1011.

62.- Varela, M.M., S. Barquero, S., A. Bode, E. Fernández, N. González, E. Teira, M. Varela. 2003. Microplanktonic regeneration of ammonium and dissolved organic nitrogen in the upwelling area of the NW Spain: relationships with dissolved organic carbon production and phytoplankton size-structure. Journal of Plankton Research. 25(7): 719-736.

61. - Fernández, E., E. Marañón, X.A. Morán, P. Serret. 2003. Potential causes of the unequal contribution of picophytoplankton to total biomass and production in oligotrophic waters. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 254: 101-109.

60.- Quevedo, M., L. Viesca, R. Anadón, E. Fernández. 2003. The protistan microzooplankton community in the oligotrophic NE Atlantic: large- and mesoscale patterns. Journal of Plankton Research. 25(5): 551-563

59.- Valencia, J., J. Abalde, A. Bode, A. Cid, E. Fernández, N. González, J. Lorenzo, E. Teira, M. Varela. 2003. Variations in planktonic bacterial biomass and production and phytoplankton blooms off A Coruña (NW Spain). Scientia Marina. 67 (2): 143-157.

58.- Teira, E., M. Pazó, M. Quevedo, V. Fuentes, F.X. Niell, E. Fernández. 2003. Rates of dissolved organic carbon production and bacterial production in the Eastern North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre during summer. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 249: 53-67

57.- Mariño, J.C., P. Pérez, P. Estévez-Blanco, L. Saco-Álvarez, E. Fernández, R. Beiras. 2003. Assessment of the toxicity of sediment and seawater polluted by the Prestige fuel spill using bioassays with clams (Venerupis pullastra, Tappes decussatus and Venerupis rhomboideus) and the microalga Skeletonema costatum. Ciencias Marinas. 29(1): 115-122.


56. - Mouriño, B., E. Fernández, J. Escánez, D. de Armas, S. Giraud, B. Sinha, R. Pingree. 2002. A SubTropical Oceanic Ring of Magnitude (STORM) in the Eastern North Atlantic: physical, chemical and biological properties. Deep-Sea Research. 49 (19): 4003-4021.

55.- Parrilla, G., S. Neuer, P.-Y. Le Traon, E. Fernández. 2002. Topical studies in oceanography: Canary Islands Azores Gibraltar Observations (CANIGO) – Volume 2: studies of the Azores and Gibraltar regions. Deep-Sea Research.49 (19): 3951-3955.

54.- Parrilla, G., S. Neuer, P.-Y. Le Traon, E. Fernández. 2002. Topical studies in oceanography: Canary Islands Azores Gibraltar Observations (CANIGO) – Volume 1: Studies in the northern Canary Islands Basin. Deep-Sea Research. 49 (17): 3409-3413.

53.- Serret, P., C. Robinson, C., E. Fernández. 2002. Biogeographic differences in the net ecosystem metabolism of the open ocean. Ecology. 83(11): 3255-3234.

52.- Anadón, R., F. Álvarez-Marqués, E. Fernández, M. Varela, M. Zapata, J.M. Gasol, Vaqué, D. 2002. Vertical biogenic particle flux during austral summer in the Antarctic Peninsula area. Deep-Sea Research II. 49 (4/5): 883-901.

51.- Varela, M., E. Fernández, P. Serret. 2002. Size-fractionated phytoplankton biomass and primary production in the Gerlache and South Bransfield straits (Antarctic Peninsula) in the Austral summer 95-96. Deep-Sea Research II. 2002. 49 (4/5): 749-768.


50.- Serret, P. E. Fernández, R. Anadón, M. Varela. 2001. Trophic control of biogenic carbon export in Bransfield and Gerlache Straits, Antarctica. Journal of Plankton Research. 23(12): 1345-1360.

49.- Serret, P., C. Robinson, E. Fernández, E. Teira, G. Tilstone. 2001. Latitudinal variation of the balance between plankton photosynthesis and respiration in the E Atlantic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography. 46(7): 1642-1652.

48.- Teira, E., M.J. Pazó, P. Serret, E. Fernández. 2001. Dissolved organic carbon production by microbial populations in the Atlantic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography. 46(6): 1370-1377.

47.- Mouriño, B., E. Fernández, P. Serret, B. Sinha, D. Harbour, R.D. Pingree. 2001. Variability and sesonality of physical and biological fields at the Great Meteor Seamount (Subtropical NE Atlantic). Oceanologica Acta. 24(2). 167-185.

46.- González, N., R. Anadón, B. Mouriño, E. Fernández, B. Sinha, J. Escánez, D. de Armas. 2001. The metabolic balance of the planktonic community in the N. Atlantic Subtropical Gyre: The role of mesoscale instabilities. Limnology and Oceanography. 46(4): 946-952.

45.- Teira, E., P. Serret, E. Fernández. 2001. Phytoplankton size-structure, particulate and dissolved organic carbon production and oxygen fluxes through microbial communities in the NW Iberian coastal transition zone. Marine Ecology Progress Series.219: 65-83.


44.- Rodríguez, F., E. Fernández, R.N. Head, D.S. Harbour, G. Bratbak, M.R.P. Heldal, R.P. Harris. 2000. Temporal variability of virus, bacteria, phytoplankton and zooplankton in the Western English Channel off Plymouth. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 80: 575-586.


43.- Alvarez, M., E. Fernández, F.F. Pérez. 1999. Air-Sea CO2 fluxes in a coastal embayment affected by upwelling: physical vs biological control. Oceanologica Acta. 22(5): 499-515.

42.- Serret, P. E. Fernández., J.A. A. Sostres, R. Anadón. 1999. Seasonal compensation of microbial production and respiration in a temperate sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 187: 43-57.

41.- Barciela, R.M., E. García, E. Fernández. 1999. Modelling primary production in a coastal embayment affected by upwelling using dynamic ecosystem models and artificial neural networks. Ecological Modelling. 120: 199-211.


40.- Barquero, S., J.A. Cabal, R. Anadón, E. Fernández, M. Varela, A. Bode. 1998. Ingestion rates of phytoplankton by copepod size-fractions on a bloom associated to an off-shelf front off NW Spain. Journal of Plankton Research. 20(5): 957-972.


39.- Bode, A., J.A. Botas, E. Fernández. Nitrate storage by phytoplankton in a coastal upwelling environment. Marine Biology. 129: 399-406.


38.- Bode, A., Casas, B., Fernández, E., Marañón, E., Serret, P., Varela, M. Phytoplankton biomass and production in shelf waters off NW Spain: spatial and seasonal variability in relation to upwelling. Hydrobiologia. 341: 225-234.

37.- Balch, W.M., J. Fritz, E. Fernández. 1996. Decoupling of calcification and photosynthesis in the Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi under steady state growth. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 142: 87-97.

36.- Fernández, E., E. Marañón, D.S. Harbour, S. Kristiansen, B.R. Heimdal. 1996. Patterns of carbon and nitrogen metabolism during blooms of Emiliania huxleyi in two Norwegian fjords. Journal of Plankton Research. 18(12) : 2349-2366.

35.- Fernández, E., J.J. Fritz, Balch, W.M. 1996. Chemical composition of the coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi under light-limited steady state growth. Journal Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 207: 149-160.

34.- Fernández, E., R.D. Pingree. 1996. Coupling between physical and biological fields in the North Atlantic subtropical front southeast of the Azores. Deep-Sea Research. 43(9): 1369-1393.

33.- Levasseur, M., S. Michaud, , J. Egge, G. Cantin, J. C. Nejstgaar, R. Sanders, E. Fernández, P.T. Solberg, B.R. Heimdal, M. Gosselin. 1996. Production of DMSP and DMS during a mesocosm study of an Emiliania huxleyi bloom: influence of bacteria and Calanus finmarchicus grazing. Marine Biology. 126: 609-618.

32.- Balch, W.M., K.A. Kilpatrick, P.M. Holligan, D.S. Harbour, E. Fernández. 1996. The 1991 Coccolithophore bloom in the Central North Atlantic. II. Relating optics to coccolith concentration. Limnology and Oceanography. 41(8): 1684-1696.

31.- Fernández, E., E. Marañón, W.M. Balch. 1996. Intracellular carbon partitioning in the Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. Journal of Marine Systems. 9: 57-66.

30.- Marañón, E., E. Fernández, R.P. Harris, D.S. Harbour. 1996. Effects of the diatom-Emiliania huxleyi succession on photosynthesis, calcification and carbon metabolism by size-fractionated phytoplankton. Hydrobiologia.317 : 189-199.


29.- Marañón, E., E. Fernández. 1995. Changes in phytoplankton ecophysiology across a coastal upwelling front. Journal of Plankton Research.17 (10): 1999-2008.

28.- Bratbak, G., M. Levasseur, S. Michaud, G. Cantin, E. Fernández, B.R. Heimdal, M. Heldal. 1995. Viral activity in relation to Emiliania huxleyi blooms: a mechanism of DMSP release?. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 128: 133-142.

27.- García-Soto, C., E. Fernández, R.D. Pingree, D.S. Harbour. 1995. Evolution and structure of a shelf coccolithophore bloom in the western English Channel. Journal of Plankton Research. 17 (11): 2011-2036.

26.- Fernández, E., Marañón, E., Cabal, J.A., Alvarez, F, R. Anadón. 1995. Vertical particle flux in outer shelf waters of the southern Bay of Biscay in summer 1993. Oceanologica Acta. 18(3): 379-384.

25.- Robins, D.B., R.P. Harris, A.W. Bedo, E. Fernández, T.W. Fileman, D.S. Harbour, R.N. Head. 1995. The relationship between suspended particulate material, phytoplankton and zooplankton during the retreat of the Marginal Ice Zone in the Bellinghausen Sea. Deep-Sea Research. 42 : 1137-1158.

24.- Arenas, F., C. Fernández, J.M. Rico, E. Fernández, D. Haya. 1995. Growth and reproductive strategies of Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt and Cystoseira nodicaulis (Whit.) Roberts. Scientia Marina. 59(3): 1-8.

23.- Marañón, E., E. Fernández, R. Anadón. 1995. Patterns of macromolecular synthesis by natural phytoplankton assemblages under changing upwelling regimes: In situ observations and microcosms experiments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 188: 1-28.


22.- Fernández, E., E. Marañón, D.S. Harbour, R.D. Pingree. 1994. Phytoplankton carbon incorporation patterns and biochemical composition of particulate matter in the eastern north-Atlantic subtropical region. Journal of Plankton Research. 16 (12): 1627-1644.

21.- Fernández, E., W.M. Balch, E. Marañón, P.M. Holligan. 1994. High rates of lipid biosynthesis in culture, mesocosm and coastal natural populations of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 114: 13-22.

20.- Robertson, J.E., C. Robinson, D.R. Turner, P. Holligan, A. Watson, P. Boyd, E. Fernández, M. Finch. 1994. The impact of a coccolithophore bloom on oceanic carbon uptake in the N.E. Atlantic during summer 1991. Deep Sea Research. 41(2): 297-314.

19.- Fernández, E., A. Bode. 1994. Succession of phytoplankton assemblages related to the hydrography in the southern Bay of Biscay: a multivariate approach. Scientia Marina., 58 (3): 191-205.


18.- Holligan, P.M., E. Fernández, J. Aiken, W.M. Balch, P. Boyd, P.H. Burkill, M. Finch, S.B. Groom, G. Malin, K. Muller, D.A. Purdie, C. Robinson, S. Turner, C.C. Trees, P. Van der Wal. 1993. A biogeochemical study of the coccolithophore, Emiliania huxleyi, in the North Atlantic. Global Biogeochemical Cycles., 7(4): 879-900.

17.- Westbroek, P., C.W. Brown, J. van Bleijswijk, C. Brownlee, G.J. Brummer, M. Conte, J. Egge, E. Fernández, R. Jordan, M. Knappertsbusch, J. Steffels, M. Veldhuis, P. van der Wal, Y. Young. 1993. A model system approach to biological climate forcing. The example of Emiliania huxleyi . Global and Planetary Change. 8: 27-46.

16.- Fernández, E., P. Boyd, P.M. Holligan, D.S. Harbour. 1993. Production of organic and inorganic carbon within a large scale coccolithophore bloom in the North Atlantic ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 97: 271-285.

15.- Fernández, E., J.A. Cabal, J.L. Acuña, A. Bode, A. Botas , C. García-Soto. 1993. Plankton distribution across a slope current induced front in the southern Bay of Biscay. Journal of Plankton Research. 15: 619-641.

14.- Fernández, E. , A. Bode. 1993. Seasonal patterns of dark carbon incorporation by natural phytoplankton assemblages in the Central Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay). P.S.Z.N.I. Marine Ecology. 14: 175-183.


13.- Fernández, E., P. Serret, I. de Madariaga, D.S. Harbour, A.G. Davies. 1992. Photosynthetic carbon metabolism and biochemical composition of spring phytoplankton assemblages enclosed in microcosms: The diatom‑Phaeocystis succession. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 90: 89-102.

12.- Bode, A., E. Fernández. 1992. Variability of biochemical composition and size distributions of seston in the euphotic zone of the Central Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay): Implications for the microplankton trophic structure. Marine Biology. 114: 147-155.

11.- Davies, A.G., I. de Madariaga, B. Bautista, E. Fernández, D. Harbour, P. Serret, P.R.G. Tranter. 1992. The ecology of a Phaeocystis bloom off Plymouth in 1990. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 72: 691-708.

10.- Bode, A, E. Fernández. 1992. Influence of water-column stability on phytoplankton size and biomass succession patterns in the Central Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay). Journal of Plankton Research. 14: 885-902.


9.- Fernández, E., A. Bode, J.A. Botas , R. Anadón. 1991. Microplankton assemblages associated to saline fronts during a Spring bloom in the Central Cantabrian Sea: Differences in trophic structure between water bodies. Journal of Plankton Research. 13: 1239-1256.

8.- Madariaga, I., E. Fernández, P. Serret. 1991. Testing the validity of the synthesis ratio of protein to low molecular weight metabolites as an estimation of phytoplankton growth in the field. Journal Marine Biological Association U.K. 71: 489-492.

7.- Fernández, E., A. Bode. 1991. Seasonal patterns of primary production in the Central Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay). Scientia Marina. 55: 629-636.

6.- Fernández, E., I. Madariaga, P. Serret. 1991. Photosynthate partitioning of natural phytoplankton populations in a shallow coastal front. Scientia Marina. 55: 599-604.


5.- Madariaga, I., E. Fernández. 1990. Photosynthetic carbon metabolism of size-fractionated natural phytoplankton populations in experimental marine microcosms. Journal Marine Biological Association U.K. 70: 531-543.

4.- Bode, A., E. Fernández, J.A. Botas, R. Anadón. 1990. Distribution and composition of suspended particulate matter related to a shelf-break saline intrusion in the Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay). Oceanologica Acta. 13: 219-228.

3.- Botas, J.A., E. Fernández, A. Bode, R. Anadón. 1990. A persistent upwelling off the Central Cantabrian Coast. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science. 30: 185-199.


2.- Botas, J.A., E. Fernández, A. Bode, R. Anadón. 1989. Water masses off the Central Cantabrian Coast. Scientia Marina. 53: 755-761.


1.- Fernández, E., R. Anadón, C. Fernández. Life histories and growth of the gastropods Bittium reticulatum and Barleeia unifasciata inhabiting the seaweed Gelidium latifolium. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 54: 119-129.