Gomes, L.E.O., Correa, L.B., Sá, F., Neto, R.R., Bernardino, A.F. 2017. The impacts of the Samarco mine tailing spill on the Rio Doce estuary, Eastern Brazil. Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press pdf

Fujikura, K., Yamanaka, T., Sumida, P.Y.G., Bernardino, A.F. et al., 2017. Discovery of asphalt seeps in the deep Southwest Atlantic off Brazil. DSRII, in press pdf

Almada, G.B. and Bernardino, A.F. 2017. Conservation of deep-sea ecosystems within offshore oil fields on the Brazilian margin, SW Atlantic. Biological Conservation, 206: 92-101. PDF


Cordes, E.E., et al. 2016. Environmental Impacts of the Deep-Water Oil and Gas Industry: A Review to Guide Management Strategies. Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, 4:58 PDF

Bernardino, A.F.; Berenguer, V.; Pires-Ribeiro, V. 2016. Bathymetric and regional changes in benthic macrofaunal assemblages on the deep Eastern Brazilian margin, SW Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I. 111: 110-120 pdf

Bernardino, A. F.; Pagliosa, P.R. ; Christofoletti, R. A. ; Barros, F. ; Netto, S.A. ; Muniz, P. ; Lana, P.C. 2016. Benthic estuarine communities in Brazil: moving forward to long term studies to assess climate change impacts. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography (Online), PDF


Bernardino, A. F., Netto, S.A., Pagliosa, P.R., Barros, F., ; Christofoletti, R. A., Rosa-Filho, J.S., Colling, A., Lana, P.C. 2015. Predicting ecological changes on benthic estuarine assemblages through decadal climate trends along Brazilian Marine Ecoregions. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science pdf

Quintana, Cintia Organo ; Bernardino, A. F. ; Moraes, Paula Carpintero de ; Valdemarsen, T.; Sumida, P.Y.G. 2015. Effects of coastal upwelling on the structure of macrobenthic communities in SE Brazil. Journal of Marine Systems, 143: 120-129

Sumida, P.Y.G.; Smith, Craig Randal ; Bernardino, A. F. ; Polito, P. S. ; Vieira, D. R. 2015. Seasonal dynamics of epibenthic megafauna on the deep West Antarctic Peninsula in response to variable phytodetrital influx. Royal Society Open Science, 1: 140294.


Smith, C. R.; Bernardino, A. F. ; Baco, Amy ; Hannides, A.K. ; Altamira, I.. The seven-year enrichment: Macrofaunal succession in deep-sea sediments around a 30-ton whale fall in the Northeast Pacific. 2014. Marine Ecology. Progress Series (Halstenbek), 515: 133-149.


Bernardino, A.F., Levin, L.A., Thurber, A. & Smith, C.R. 2012. Comparative composition, diversity and trophic ecology of sediment macrofauna at vents, seeps and organic falls. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33515. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0033515


Bernardino, A.F. & Smith, C.R. 2010. Community structure of infaunal macrobenthos around vestimentiferan thickets at the San Clemente cold seep, NE Pacific. Marine Ecology 31: 608-621

Bernardino, A.F., Smith, C.R., Baco, A., Altamira, I. & Sumida, P.Y.G. 2010. Macrofauna succession in sediments around kelp and wood falls in the deep NE Pacific and community overlap with other reducing habitats. Deep-Sea Research I 57: 708-723.

Sweetman, A.K., Middelburg, J.J., Berle, A.M., Bernardino, A.F., Schander, C., Demopoulos, A.W.J. & Smith, C.R. 2010. Impacts of exotic mangrove forests and mangrove deforestation on carbon remineralization and ecosystem functioning in marine sediments. Biogeosciences, 7: 2129-2145


Treude, T.; Smith, C.R.; Wenzhofer, F.; Carney, E.; Bernardino, A.F.; Hannides, A.K.; Kruger, M.; Boetius, A. 2009. “Microbial sulfur and carbon turnover at a deep-sea whale fall, Santa Cruz Basin, northeast Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 382: 1-21.


Smith, C.R.; De Leo, F.C.; Bernardino, A.F.; Sweetman, A.K.; Arbizu, P.M. 2008. Abyssal food limitation, ecosystem structure and climate change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 23 (9): 518-528.

Sumida, P.Y.G.; Bernardino, A.F.; Stedall, V.P.; Glover, A.G. & Smith, C.R. 2008. Temporal changes in benthic megafaunal abundance and composition across the West Antarctic Peninsula shelf: results from video surveys. Deep-Sea Research II 55 (22-23): 2465-2477.


Book chapters and magazine articles

  1. Bernardino, A. F.; Pagliosa, P.R. ; Christofoletti, R. A. ; Barros, F. ; Netto, S.A. ; Muniz, P. ; Lana, P.C. and others. 2015. Protocolo para monitoramento de ecossistemas bentônicos estuarinos brasileiros. ReBentos. Chapter 11.
  2. Bernardino, A.F. 2009. Biodiversidade no mar profundo. Ciência Hoje, 44 (253) Setembro.