May 2020 Baço, J., Brito, C., Carvalho, P., Garcia, C., Vieira, N. & Hufthammer, A. K. (2020). “Presenting the construction of a cross-European thesaurus about early modern marine mammals”, Oceans Past Initiative 1st Virtual Meeting. 



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Brito, C., Vieira, N. & Freitas, Joana G. (2019). The wonder whale: a commodity, a monster, a show and an icon. Anthropozoologica, 54 (3), pp. 13-27. DOI:

Brito, C. (2019). The Voice of Skogula in ‘Beasts Royal’ and a Story of the Tagus Estuary (Lisbon, Portugal) as Seen through a Whale’s-Eye View. Humanities, 8 (1), 47, pp. 1-16.               DOI:  URL:

Brito, C., Carvalho, P., Garcia, A. C., Vieira, N., Bettencourt, J., Costa, João P.O. (2018). The UNESCO Chair on the Ocean’s Cultural Heritage: a brief note on oceanic history, science and literacy. In Ana Cristina Roque, Davis Pereira de Paula, João Alveirinho Dias, Luiz Antônio A. Gonçalves, Luís Cancela da Fonseca, Maria Antonieta C. Rodrigues, Raimundo E.P. Vasconcelos Júnior & Sílvia Dias Pereira (Eds). Mares e litorais. Perspectivas transdisciplinares. Tomo VII da Rede BRASPOR. Rio de Janeiro: UERJ, pp. 33-43.  URL:

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Hufthammer, A.K., Arntsen, L., Kitchner, A.C., Buckley, M. (2018). Grey whale (Eschrichtius robustus) in Norwegian waters 2000 years ago. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 495, pp. 42-47.

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Schwach, V. (2014). A sea change: Johan Hjort and the natural fluctuations in the fish stocks, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 71(8), pp. 1993-1999.                                                                    DOI:  URL:

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