People:

Luiz Rocha


Luiz Rocha

Ichthyology
California Academy of Sciences  (United States of America)







Research interests
Publications

  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

Ecology and Zoogeography of Deep-Reef Fishes in Northeastern Brazil | article
Feitoza BM, Rosa RS, Rocha LA (2005)
Bull Mar Sci 76:725-742
Fish Biodiversity of the Vitória-Trindade Seamount Chain, Southwestern Atlantic: An Updated Database | article
Pinheiro HT, Mazzei E, Moura RL, Amado-Filho GM, Carvalho-Filho A, Braga AC, Costa PAS, Ferreira BP, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Francini-Filho RB, Gasparini JL, Macieira RM, Martins AS, Olavo G, Pimentel CR, Rocha LA, Sazima I, Simon T, Teixeira JB, Xavier LB, Joyeux J-C (2015)
PLoS ONE 10:e0118180



Mesophotic fishes of the Abrolhos Shelf, the largest reef ecosystem in the South Atlantic | article
Simon T, Pinheiro HT, Moura RL, Carvalho-Filho A, Rocha LA, Martins AS, Mazzei E, Francini-Filho RB, Amado-Filho GM, Joyeux J-C (2016)
J Fish Biol 89:990-1001


Grammatonotus brianne, a new callanthiid fish from Philippine waters, with short accounts of two other Grammatonotus from the Coral Triangle | article
Anderson WD, Greene BD, Rocha LA (2016)
Zootaxa 4173:289-295


Large-scale invasion of western Atlantic mesophotic reefs by lionfish potentially undermines culling-based management | article
Andradi-Brown DA, Vermeij MJA, Slattery M, Lesser M, Bejarano I, Appeldoorn R, Goodbody-Gringley G, Chequer AD, Pitt JM, Eddy C, Smith SR, Brokovich E, Pinheiro HT, Jessup ME, Shepherd B, Rocha LA, Curtis-Quick J, Eyal G, Noyes TJ, Rogers AD, Exton DA (2017)
Biol Invasions 19:939–954


Upper and lower mesophotic coral reef fish communities evaluated by underwater visual censuses in two Caribbean locations | article
Pinheiro HT, Goodbody-Gringley G, Jessup ME, Shepherd B, Chequer AD, Rocha LA (2016)
Coral Reefs 35:139-151


Ephemeral aggregation of the benthic ctenophore Lyrocteis imperatoris on a mesophotic coral ecosystem in the Philippines | article
Shepherd B, Pinheiro HT, Rocha LA (2018)
Bull Mar Sci 94:101-102


Mesophotic coral ecosystems are threatened and ecologically distinct from shallow water reefs | article
Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Shepherd B, Papastamatiou YP, Luiz OJ, Pyle RL, Bongaerts P (2018)
Science


Roa rumsfeldi, a new butterflyfish (Teleostei, Chaetodontidae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of the Philippines | article
Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Wandell M, Rocha CR, Shepherd B (2017)
Zookeys 709:127-134



Sponge-dwelling fishes of northeastern Brazil | article
Rocha LA, Rosa IL, Feitoza BM (2000)
Environ Biol Fish 59:453-458


Adult habitat preferences, larval dispersal, and the comparative phylogeography of three Atlantic surgeonfishes (Teleostei: Acanthuridae) | article
Rocha LA, Bass AL, Robertson DR, Bowen BW (2002)
Mol Ecol 11:243-251


Patterns of distribution and processes of speciation in Brazilian reef fishes | article
Rocha LA (2003)
Biogeography 30:1161-1171



Research keywords
Research platform experience
  Diving - Technical Rebreather