Luana Da Costa Monteiro

Luana Monteiro is an Oceanographer with habilitation in Environmental Risk Assessment (UFPR) and Master in Nematology (EUMAINE) . Her current research focus are: combination of single species with community assays; use of nematodes as environmental bio-indicators; the toxicity of heavy-metals and oil on nematodes and meiofauna.


Monteiro, L.C.; Van Butsel, J.; De Meester, N.; Traunspurger, W.; Derycke, S.; Moens, T. (2018). Differential heavy-metal sensitivity in two cryptic species of the marine nematode Litoditis marina as revealed by developmental and behavioural assays. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 502: 203-210.