Alberto Teodorico Correia is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Health Sciences of the University Pessoa and Head Leader of the Ecophysiology team in CIIMAR. He is a biologist with a PhD degree in Aquatic Sciences from the University of Porto. He is vice-president of the European Society of Ichthyology and Invited Special Researcher at Federal University of Paraná in Brazil. He is author of around 50 scientific publications in international journals, made several communications in congresses and supervises several graduate and post-graduate students. He is considered a world expert in the use of the structural, morphological and chemical signatures of otoliths to study population structure, migration pattern and habitats connectivity in fishes. Her research interests also includes, more recently, the use of a biomarker approach to assess the effects of pharmaceuticals on fish and other aquatic organisms.