Ecología Acuática

Limnología

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Pedro Abellán Ródenas

Becario post-doctoral

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email: pabellan@um.es

 

Última actualización: 15-12-2013

 

- Licenciado en Biología, Universidad de Murcia, 2000.

- Programa de doctorado: Biología Animal y Ecología: perspectivas ambientales: Universidad de Murcia (2001)

- Doctor en Biología: Universidad de Murcia, 2006.

Tesis doctoral: Conservación de la biodiversidad acuática en el Sureste Ibérico: métodos y estrategias a partir de inventarios de Coleópteros acuáticos. Universidad de Murcia, 2006. (Premio extraordinario de Doctorado 2007-08)

Investigación post-doctoral:

- Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC), Madrid (Spain). 2007-2008
- Instituto de Biología Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Barcelona (Spain). 2008-2010
- Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus, (Dinamarca). 2010-2012.

Líneas de investigación:

- Filogeografía y conservación de especies de coleópteros acuáticos de ambientes salinos mediterráneos.
- Origen y evolución de las especies endémicas de escarabajos acuáticos.
- Ecología y biogeografía de insectos acuáticos.
- Patrones de biodiversidad.
- Conservación de especies y sus hábitats.

Estancias:
- Universidade do Vale do Rio dos inos, Sao Leopoldo (Brasil). 2001. 8 semanas.
- School of Biological Sciences. University of Plymouth, Plymouth (Reino Unido). 2005. 12 semanas.
- Museum of Natural History of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California (USA). 2008. 4 semanas.

 

PUBLICACIONES DESTACADAS (Google Scholar profile):

ARRIBAS P., ANDÚJAR C., ABELLÁN P., VELASCO J., MILLÁN A., RIBERA I. 2014. Tempo and mode of the multiple origins of salinity tolerance in a water beetle lineage. Molecular Ecology, 23: 360–373. Link

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ABELLÁN P., PICAZO F., MILLÁN A., RIBERA I. & LOBO J.M.  ​2013. Do protected areas represent species’ optimal climatic conditions? ​Diversity and Dstributions, 19: 1407–1417 Link

ABELLÁN P., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., PICAZO F., MILLÁN A., LOBO J.M. & RIBERA I. 2013. Preserving the evolutionary history of freshwater biota in Iberian National Parks. Biological Conservation, 162: 116–126. Link

ARRIBAS P., ANDÚJAR C., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ABELLÁN P. & MILLÁN A. 2013. Integrative taxonomy and conservation of cryptic beetles in the Mediterranean region (Hydrophilidae). Zoologica Scripta, 42: 182–200. Link

GUARESCHI S., GUTIÉRREZ-CÁNOVAS C., PICAZO F., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ABELLÁN P., VELASCO J. & MILLÁN A. 2012. Aquatic macroinvertebrate biodiversity: patterns and surrogates in mountainous Spanish national parks. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 22: 598-615. Link

ARRIBAS P., ABELLÁN P., VELASCO J., BILTON D.T., MILLÁN A. & SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D. 2012. Evaluating drivers of vulnerability to climate change: a guide for insect conservation strategies. Global Change Biology,18: 2135–2146. Link

ABELLÁN P., ARRIBAS P. & SVENNING J.C. 2012. Geological habitat template overrides late Quaternary climate change as a determinant of range dynamics and phylogeography in some habitat-specialist water beetles. Journal of Biogeography, 39: 970–983. Link

ARRIBAS P., VELASCO J., ABELLÁN P., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ANDÚJAR C., CALOSI P., MILLÁN A., RIBERA I. & BILTON D.T. 2012. Dispersal ability rather than ecological tolerance drives differences in range size between lentic and lotic water beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Journal of Biogeography, 39: 984–994. Link

ABELLÁN P. & RIBERA I. 2011. Geographic location and phylogeny are the main determinants of the size of the geographical range in aquatic beetles. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11:344. Link

ABELLÁN P., BENETTI C.J., ANGUS R.B. & RIBERA I. 2011.  A review of Quaternary range shifts in European aquatic Coleoptera. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20: 87-100. PDF

MILLÁN A., VELASCO J., GUTIÉRREZ-CÁNOVAS C., ARRIBAS P., PICAZO F, SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D. & ABELLÁN P. 2011. Mediterranean saline streams in southeast Spain: What do we know? Journal of Arid Environments, 75: 1352-1359. Link

CARBONELL J. A., GUTIÉRREZ-CÁNOVAS C., BRUNO D., ABELLÁN P., VELASCO J. & MILLÁN A. 2011. Ecological factors determining the distribution and assemblages of the aquatic hemiptera (Gerromorpha & Nepomorpha) in the Segura river basin (Spain). Limnetica, 30: 57-70. PDF

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., LOBO J.M., ABELLÁN P. & MILLÁN, A. 2011. How to identify future sampling areas when information is biased and scarce: an example using predictive models for species richness of Iberian water beetles. Journal for Nature Conservation, 19: 54-59. PDF

CARBONELL J.A., ABELLÁN P., ARRIBAS P., ELDER J.F. & MILLÁN A. 2011. The Genus Aphelocheirus Westwood, 1833 (Hemiptera: Aphelocheiridae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa, 2771: 1-16.. Link

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., LOBO J.M., ABELLÁN P. & MILLÁN A. 2011. Environmental niche divergence between genetically distant lineages of an endangered water beetle. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 103, 891–903. Link

ABELLÁN P., MILLÁN A. & RIBERA I. 2009. Parallel habitat-driven differences in the phylogeographical structure of two independent lineages of Mediterranean saline water beetles. Molecular Ecology, 18: 3885-3902. PDF

BENNÁS N., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ABELLÁN P. & MILLÁN A. 2009.Analyse de la vulnérabilité des coléoptères aquatiques dans la rive sud méditerranéenne: cas du Rif Marocain. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 45: 309-320. PDF

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., BILTON D.T.,  ABELLÁN P., RIBERA I., VELASCO J. & MILLÁN A. 2008. Are the endemic water beetles of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands effectively protected?. Biological Conservation, 141: 1612-1627. PDF

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., LOBO J.M., ABELLÁN P., RIBERA I. & MILLÁN, A . 2008. Bias in freshwater biodiversity sampling: the case of Iberian water beetles. Diversity and Distributions, 14: 754-762. PDF 

ABELLÁN P., GÓMEZ-ZURITA J., MILLÁN A., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., VELASCO J., GALIÁN J. & RIBERA I. 2007. Conservation genetics in hypersaline inland waters: mitochondrial diversity and phylogeography of an endangered Iberian beetle (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae). Conservation Genetics, 8: 79–88. PDF

ABELLAN P., SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ D., VELASCO J. & MILLAN A. 2007. Effectiveness of protected area networks in representing freshwater biodiversity: the case of a Mediterranean river basin (SE Spain). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 17: 361-374. PDF

SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., ABELLÁN P., MELLADO A.,VELASCO J. & MILLÁN A. 2006. Are water beetles good indicators of biodiversity in Mediterranean aquatic ecosystems? The case of the Segura river basin (SE Spain). Biodiversity and Conservation, 15: 4507–4520. PDF

ABELLÁN P., BILTON D.T., MILLÁN A., SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ D. & RAMSAY P.M. 2006. Can taxonomic distinctness assess anthropogenic impacts in inland waters? A case study from a Mediterranean river basin. Freshwater Biology, 51: 1744-1756. PDF

VELASCO J., MILLÁN A., HERNÁNDEZ J., GUTIÉRREZ C., SÁNCHEZ D., ABELLÁN P. & RUIZ M. 2006. Response of biotic communities to salinity changes in a Mediterranean hypersaline stream. Saline Systems,12 (2):1-15. PDF

ABELLÁN P., SANCHÉZ-FERNÁNDEZ D., MILLÁN A., BOTELLA F., SÁNCHEZ-ZAPATA J.A. & GIMÉNEZ A. 2006. Irrigation pools as macroinvertebrate habitat in a semi-arid agricultural landscape (SE Spain). Journal of Arid Environments, 67: 255-269. PDF

VELASCO J., LLORET J., MILLAN A., MARIN A., BARAHONA J., ABELLAN P. & SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ D. 2006. Nutrient and particulate imputs into the Mar Menor lagoon from an intensive agricultural watershed. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 176: 37-56. PDF

ABELLAN P., SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ D., VELASCO J. & MILLAN A. 2005. Assessing conservation priorities for insects: status of water beetles in southeast Spain. Biological Conservation, 121: 79-90. PDF

ABELLAN P., SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ D., VELASCO J. & MILLAN A. 2005. Conservation of freshwater biodiversity: a comparison of different area selection methods. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14: 3457-3474. PDF

SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ D., ABELLÁN P., VELASCO J. & MILLAN A. 2004. Selecting areas to protect the biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems in a semiarid Mediterranean region using water beetles. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 14: 465-479.PDF

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