Publicaciones científicas


Gil D.G., Boraso A., Lopretto EC, Zaixso HE. 2021. Depth related plasticity in diet composition of the sea urchin Pseudechinus magellanicus (Temnopleuridae) at nearshore environments off central Patagonia, Argentina. Aquatic Ecology 55: 589–606. Doi: 10.1007/s10452-021-09847-4

Di Salvatore P., Sacristán H., Florentin O., Varisco  M. Lovrich G. 2021. Female reproductive output and potential recruitment of three fished southern king crab stocks from the Southern Atlantic Ocean. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 10.1093/icesjms/fsab142.


Gil D.G., Boraso A., Lopretto EC, Zaixso HE. 2021. Depth related plasticity in diet composition of the sea urchin Pseudechinus magellanicus (Temnopleuridae) at nearshore environments off central Patagonia, Argentina. Aquatic Ecology 55: 589–606. Doi: 10.1007/s10452-021-09847-4

Gil D., Zaixso H., Tolosano J. 2020. Sex‐specific differences in gonopore and gonadal growth trajectories in the brooding sea urchin, Abatus cavernosus (Spatangoida). Invertebrate Biology, 139(1), e12278.

Verga R., Tolosano J., Cazzaniga N., Gil D. 2020. Assessment of seawater quality and bacteriological pollution of rocky shores in the central coast of San Jorge Gulf (Patagonia, Argentina). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 150, 110749.

Marques B., Isola T., Soto G., Zaixso H. 2020 Effects of stocking density and thinning-out on growth and survival in an experimental suspended culture of the mussel Mytilus edulis platensis, in San Jorge gulf, Argentina. Marine and Fisheries Science. En prensa

Marcinkevicius M. 2020. New occurrence of Mendosoma lineatum in central Patagonia, Argentina, with comments on the rocky reef community. Marine and Fisheries Science. En prensa

López M., Ruiz N., Romero M., Reinaldo M., González R. 2020 . Length-weight relationship of four demersal species from the San Matías Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 15: 28-32. Download PDF file (121 Kb).

Colombo J., Vinuesa J., Marqués B., Isola T., Varisco M. 2020. Growth of juvenile southern king crabs (Lithodes santolla) in San Jorge Gulf, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Fisheries Research, 226, 105519.

Varisco M., Crovetto, C., Colombo, J., Vinuesa, J., & Risso, S. (2020). Proximate Composition and Nutritional Quality of the Meat of the Squat Lobster Munida gregaria (Fabricius 1973). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 1-9.


López M., Ocampo M., Rico M., Rodrígues K., Sáez M., González R. 2019. First data on the age and growth of the Brazilian flathead Percophis brasiliensis (Pisces: Perciformes) in the San Matías Gulf, northern Patagonia (Argentina). Marine and Fisheries Science 32

Isola T. 2019. State of knowledge on the reproductive cycle and settlement of mussel postlarvae of the Mytilus genus of the coasts of Argentina. Marine and Fisheries Science 32

Varisco M., Colombo J., Di Salvatore P., Balzi P., Bovcon N., Lovrich G., Vinuesa J. 2019. Fisheries-related variations in the fecundity of the southern king crab in Patagonia. Fisheries Research 218: 105-111.

Cefarelli A., Fazio A., Bordino P., Romero O. 2019. Bennettella ceticola (Nelson ex Bennett) Holmes on the skin of  Franciscana dolphin (Pontoporia blainvillei) of the Argentinean Sea:  An emendation of the generic description Diatom Research 33  (4) 485-497.


Cefarelli A., Mascioni M., Simonato, J., Almandoz G., Vernet M. 2018. Haslea crucigeroides var. australis, var. nov. (Bacillariophyta), a  new marine diatom from southern South America and Antarctica.  Phytotaxa 357 (3): 179–188.

Ferrario M., Almandoz G., Cefarelli A.,  Beszteri B., Akselman R., Fabro E., Cembella, A. 2018. Shionodiscus gaarderae sp. nov. (Thalassiosirales,  Thalassiosiraceae), a bloom-producing diatom from the southwestern  Atlantic Ocean, and emendation of Shionodiscus bioculatus var.  bioculatus” . Diatom Research

Crawford D., Cefarelli A., Wrohan I., Wyatt  S., Varela D. 2018. Spatial patterns in abundance, taxonomic composition and carbon  biomass of nano- and microphytoplankton in Subarctic and Arctic Seas. Progress in Oceanography 162: 132-159.

Isola T., Varisco M., Cazanniga N. 2018. Implanted byssal hairs on postlarval shells of Mytilus edulis platensis (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from Patagonia. Zoologia 35:1-5

 Kaminsky J., Varisco M., Fernández M., Sahade R., Archambault P. 2018. Spatial analysis of benthic functional biodiversity in San Jorge Gulf, Argentina. Oceanography 31: 104–112.

Pastor de Ward C., Lo Russo V, Varisco M. 2018. Free-living marine nematode communities in San Jorge Gulf, Argentina. Oceanography 31:113–121

Varisco M., Colombo J. y Vinuesa J. 2018. Deadliest Catch, Terra Australis edition. Fisheries 43: 6-10

Gil DG., Reartes MB, Mutti C., Tolosano JE, Zaixso HE. 2018. Living under intertidal mussels: distribution, reproduction, and condition indices in a brooding sea star, Anasterias minuta, in Patagonia, Argentina. Marine Biolology. doi: 10.1007/s00227-018-3397-9


Marcinkevicius M. y Gosztonyi A. 2017. Development of the axial, paired and unpaired fin skeleton in three species of Patagonian zoarcids. Journal of Ichthyology 57: 521- 532. Descargar

Varisco M., Cochia P., Góngora M.,  Bovcon N., Balzi P. y Vinuesa J. 2017. Bycatch of the Southern King Crab (Lithodes santolla) in the Patagonian shrimp fishery in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Can it contribute to the depletion of its population? Ocean and Coastal Management 136: 177-184 


Colombo J., M Varisco, T. Isola, C. Croveto, E. Rost, S. Risso. 2016. Composición química proximal y perfil de ácidos grasos del mejillón Mytilus edulis provenientes de cultivos y bancos naturales en el Golfo San Jorge, Argentina. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 51: 293-299.

Varisco M., J. Colombo, T. Isola, J. Vinuesa. 2016. Growth and maturity of the spider crab Halicarcinus planatus (Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) females in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Can theseparameters be influenced by the population sex ratio? Marine Biology Research  doi 1080/17451000.2016.1183792

Cerda R., M. Flores, H. Zaixso, O. Córdoba. 2016. Analysis of carbohydrates in breeding females of the sea star Anasterias minuta Perrier 1875. Metabolic interrelations between different organs and the brooding process. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315416000667.


Varisco M., M. Lucas, H. Zaixso, C. Velasquez, J. Vinuesa. 2015. Food and hábitat choice  in the spider crab Leucippa pentagona (Majoidea: Epialtidae) in Bahía Bustamante, Patagonia, Argentina. Scientia Marina 79: 107-116.

Varisco M., J. Vinuesa, ME Góngora. 2015. Bycatch of squat lobsters Munida gregaria in trawling fiheries of Golfo San Jorge. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 50: 249-259.

Varisco M., J. Vinuesa. 2015. Growth and reproduction investment of squat lobster Munida gregaria in Patagonian coast, Argentina. Scientia Marina 79:000-000. doi:

Epherra L., Gil D.G., Rubilar T., Pérez Gallo S., Reartes MB,  Tolosano J. 2015. Temporal and spatial differences in the reproductive biology of the sea urchin Arbacia dufresnii. Marine and Freshwater Research 66:329-342. doi: 10.1071/MF14080. Descargar

Parra M., Rubilar T., Latorre M., Epherra L., Gil D.G., Diaz de Vivar M.E. 2015. Nutrient allocation in the gonads of the sea urchin Arbacia dufresnii in different stages of gonadal development. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 59:26-36. doi: 10.1080/07924259.2014.980010. Descarga gratuita


Marcinkevicius M, Gosztonyi A. 2013. Early life history of three Patagonian zoarcids. Rev. Biol. Mar. Ocean 48(2):285-292

Vinuesa JH, Varisco M, Balzi P. 2013. Feeding strategy of early juvenile stages of the southern king crab Lithodes santolla in the San Jorge Gulf, Argentina. Rev. Biol. Mar. Ocean 48(2):353-363


Varisco M. & Vinuesa J. 2012. Reproductive biology of the spider crab Leucippa pentagona (Decapoda: Epialtidae), in Bustamante Bay, Argentina. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 39(3): 471-480 Descargar

Martín L, A. Boraso de Zaixso, A. Miravalles, M.C. Rodríguez & P. Leonardi. 2012. Epiphytism in a subtidal natural beds of Gracilaria gracilis in Southwestern Atlantic coast (Chubut, Argentina). J Appl Phycol. DOI 10.1007/s10811-012-9961-7.


Ferrari L., Gil D. G. & Vinuesa J. 2011. Breeding and fecundity of the sub-Antarctic crab Halicarcinus planatus (Decapoda: Hymenosomatidae) in the Deseado river estuary, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91:1023-1029 Descargar

Martín L. A. Boraso de Zaixso, & P. Leonardi 2011. Biomass variation and reproductive phenology of Gracilaria gracilis in a Patagonian natural bed (Chubut, Argentina). Journal of Applied Phycology  23 (4): 643-654.

Vinuesa J., Varisco M. & Escriche F. 2011. Settlement and recruitment of the crab Halicarcinus planatus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Hymenosomatidae) in Golfo San Jorge, Argentina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91(3): 685–690. Descargar

Gil D.G., Escudero G. & Zaixso H.E. 2011. Brooding and development of Anasterias minuta (Asteroidea: Forcipulata) in Patagonia, Argentina. Marine Biology 158: 2589–2602. Descargar

Varisco M. & Vinuesa J. 2011. Infestation of the squat lobster Munida gregaria (Anomura: Galatheidae) by Pseudione galacanthae (Isopoda: Bopyridae) in San Jorge Gulf. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of United Kingdom  91 : 1681-1688 Descargar


Varisco M. &  Vinuesa J. 2010. Occurrence of pelagic juvenile of Munida gregaria (Fabricius 1793) (Anomura, Galatehidae) in San Jorge Gulf. Crustaceana 83 (9): 1147-1151. Descargar

 Vinuesa J. &  Balzi P. 2010. Infestation of Lithodes santolla (Decapoda: Lithodidae) by Pseudione tuberculata (Isopoda: Bopyridae) in San Jorge Gulf, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Marine Biology Research 6: 608-612 Descargar


Gil D.G., Zaixso H.E & Tolosano J.A. 2009. Brooding of the sub-Antarctic heart urchin, Abatus cavernosus (Spatangoida: Schizasteridae), in southern Patagonia. Marine Biology 156 (8): 1647-1657. Descargar.

Zaixso H.E., Stoyanoff P., & Gil D. G. 2009. Detrimental effects of the isopod, Edotia doellojuradoi, on gill morphology and host condition of the mussel, Mytilus edulis plantensis. Marine Biology. 156 (11): 2369-2378. Descargar.


Gil D.G. & Zaixso HE. 2008. Feeding ecology of the sub-Antarctic sea star Anasterias minuta within tide pools in Patagonia, Argentina. Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol.) 56 (Suppl. 3: Research on Echinoderms in Latin America II (JJ Alvarado & J Cortes (eds)): 311-328. Descargar.

Vinuesa J.H. & Ferrari L. 2008. Reproduction of Halicarcinus planatus (crustacea, decapoda, hymenosomatidae) in the Deseado River estuary, southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Marine Biology 154 (2): 345-351. Descargar.

Vinuesa J.H. & Ferrari L. 2008. Postlarval development of Halicarcinus planatus females (Crustacea, Decapoda, Hymenosomatidae) in the estuary of the Deseado River, Argentina. Scientia Marina 72 (1): 127-132. Descargar.

Quartino,M.L.  &  Boraso  de  Zaixso, A.L..2008. Summer macroalgal biomass in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica: its production and flux to the ecosystem. Polar Biology 31 (3): 281-294

Quartino M.L.,Boraso de Zaixso A.L., & Momo F.R. 2008. Macroalgal production and the energy cycle of Potter Cove. In: Wiencke C, Ferreyra G, Abele D, Marenssi S(eds) The Potter Cove coastal ecosystem, Antarctica. Reports on Polar Research (Berichte zur Pola and Meeres forrschung ,Alfred Wegener Institut) Ber. Polarforsch Meereforsch 571: 68-74.


Gil D.G. & Zaixso H.E. 2007. The relation between feeding and reproduction in Anasterias minuta (Asteroidea: Forcipulata). Marine Biology Research 3 (4): 256-264. Descarga gratuita

Varisco M. & Vinuesa J.H. 2007. La alimentación de Munida gregaria (Fabricius, 1793) (Crustacea: Anomura: Galatheidae) en fondos de pesca del Golfo San Jorge, Argentina. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 42 (3): 221-229. Descargar.

Vinuesa J.H. 2007. Molt and reproduction of the European green crab Carcinus maenas (Decapoda: Portunidae) in Patagonia, Argentina. Revista de Biología Tropical 55 (1): 49-54. Descargar.

Vinuesa J.H. 2007. Reproduction of Munida gregaria (Decapoda: Galatheidae) in San Jorge gulf, Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Crustacean Biology 27(3):437-444. Descargar.

Vinuesa J.H. & Varisco M. 2007. Trophic ecology of the lobster krill Munida gregaria in San Jorge Gulf, Argentina. Invest. Mar., Valparaíso, 35(2): 25-34. Descargar.


Vinuesa J.H. 2006. Algas nocivas y mortalidades masivas en Tierra del Fuego. Revista Cubana de Investigaciones Pesqueras 24 (1): 42-45. Descargar.

Perales S. & Boraso de Zaixso, A. 2006. Influencia de factores ambientales sobre Blidingia minima (Ulvales Chlorophyta) en Pta. Maqueda (Chubut, Argentina). Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 41 (1): 21-33