• Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
 

 

 

 
 
JOSÉ CARLOS BRITO WAS INTERVIEWED BY THE MAGAZINE “PARQUES E VIDA SELVAGEM”
CIBIO-InBIO researcher talked about his work on West African crocodile, in an interview to the magazine “Parques e Vida Selvagem”.
 

José Carlos Brito gave an interview about the fieldwork experience, in the scope of his research on West African crocodile (Crocodylus suchus). From 2008 to 2015 the CIBIO-InBIO researcher led 8 scientific expeditions to Mauritania, in order to study the West African crocodile populations.


José Carlos Brito's work brought new data on this species' genetic structure and dispersal abilities. He has described 96 subpopulations, organized into 6 genetic groups, which tend to follow the distribution of the major river basins of the country.

 


To know more about this topic, please follow the links below:
“Crocodilos do grande deserto africano” | Parques e Vida Selvagem | Outono 2018 (Information available in Portuguese)

Posted in 2018-12-28