2011 Expedition
sampling new species of coral

Search for Serpentization on Gorringe Bank

October 8 – 19, 2011

Expedition Partners

Lead Scientist
Expedition Leader

Selected Publications


Vieira, R., Palma, I., Sobral, P., Goncalves, J., Croff Bell, K., Cunha, M. (2015). Lost fishing gear and litter in the Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic). Journal of Sea Research 100: 91-98.


Cristobo, J., Rios, P., Pomponi, S., Xavier, J. (2014). A new carnivorous sponge, Chondrocladia robertballardi sp. nov. (Porifera: Cladorhizidae) from two northeast seamounts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 95(7): 1345-1352.
Vieira, R., Cunha, M. (2014). In situ observation of chimaerid species in the Gorringe Bank: new distribution records for the north-east Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 85(3): 927-932.


Hilario, A., Cunha, M. (2013). Notes on a mating event of the deep-sea crab Chaecon affinis in the Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic). Deep-sea Research II 92: 58-62.
Rodrigues, C., Cunha, M., Genio, L., Duperron, S. (2013). A complex picture of associations between two host mussels and symbiotic bacteria in the Northeast Atlantic. Naturwissenschaften 100: 21-31.