Name: Mariana Hinzmann

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: Portugal


CIIMAR - University of Porto

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ICBAS, Department of Aquatic Production,
Ed1 4ºfloor R.
Jorge de Viterbo Ferreira 228,
4050-013 Porto.

Research Interests:

  • Aquaculture 
  • Microalgae 
  • Bivalves
  • Innate immunity
  • Oysters
  • Freshwater mussels microscopy



  1. Identification of distinct haemocyte populations from freshwater bivalves Anodonta cygnea and Anodonta anatina using wheat-germ agglutinin (WGA).
  2. Combined Impact of Acute Exposure to Ammonia and Temperature Stress on the Freshwater Mussel Unio pictorum.
  3. The Strange Case of the Tetragenous Anodonta anatina.
  4. Morphological and chemical characterization of mineral concretions in the freshwater bivalve Anodonta cygnea (Unionidae).
  5. Functional studies on the shell soluble matrix of Anodonta cygnea (Bivalvia: Unionidae).
  6. Biomineralization Studies on Cellulose Membrane Exposed to Biological Fluids of Anodonta cygnea.
  7. Selective feeding by Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1771): The effects of seasonal changes and nutritional demands.
  8. Reproductive Cycle and Strategy of Anodonta anatina (L., 1758): Notes on Hermaphroditism.
  9. Ecology of southern European pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera): First record of two new populations on the rivers Terva and Beça (Portugal).
  10. Antiaggregant and toxic properties of different solutions on hemocytes of three freshwater bivalves.