Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography ISSN: 2324-8661

Nelson Ferreira Fontoura

Nelson Ferreira Fontoura, PhD
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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Dr. Nelson Ferreira Fontoura is full professor at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS, Brazil) where he works since 1989 and holds a Research Fellowship of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). Dr. Fontoura’s current research projects deal with mathematical modeling of fish growth, reproductive biology, isotopic ecology and modeling patterns of habitat distribution of Brazilian fish. Scientific production concerns 50 scientific papers covering several aspects of the life cycle of more than 30 Neotropical species.

Research Interest

Dr. Nelson Ferreira Fontoura's areas of interest includes Aquatic Ecology (mainly fish and crustaceans), Mathematical modeling of growth, Reproductive biology, and Patterns of distribution.


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