Crustacean Taxonomy. She has authored 138 publications, 3.912 citations and an h-index of 29. Researches mainly on Brachyura taxonomy Already described over 200 crustacean species and she was honored by several authors.
Fisheries Biology. He has authored 415 publications, 25.914 citations and an h-index of 134. Researches on fisheries sustainability, applying concepts, methods and softwares which he has developed in partnership with several researchers and institutions all over the world.
Invertebrate Zoology, with emphasis on crustaceans. He has authored 129 publications, 1.084 citations and an h-index of 15. His taxonomy research is based on the morphology of several groups of decapods, especially crabs, also contributing to the phylogeny of Brachyura.
Evolutive and Comparative Physiology. He has authored 122 publications, 2.214 citations and an h-index of 26. Researches on Physiological Ecology of Crustaceans in different habitats, proposing testable mechanisms and models for the transport of ions in the branchial epithelium and cells.