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Alicia Estevez Garcia

Alicia Estevez Garcia
Cap del programa aqüicultura

Sant Carles de la Ràpita
Crta: Poble Nou, Km 5,5 43540 Sant Carles de la Ràpita



Tel. Directe: 977 745427

Informació profesional

Licenciada en Biología (Univ. complutense de Madrid, 1983), doctora en pesquerías (Facultad de pesquerías, Univ de Kagoshima, 1996 -Japón-) homologada a doctora en biología por el Mº de Educación (1997). 1987-1989 directora Técnica de Granja Atlantica de Couso S.A., 1989-actualidad Investigadora en excedencia de la Xunta de Galicia, 2000-actualidad investigadora IRTA, 1 de Julio 2009 a 1 de febrero de 2012 Directora de la Unidad Operativa de Cultivos Experimentales, 1 de Febrero de 2012-actualidad Directora del Subprograma de Cultivos Acuáticos

Projectes Destacats

Desarrollo de un programa piloto de mejora genética en dorada (Sparus aurata L.). Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca (Jacumar). 2009-2011. CCAA de Andalucía, Canarias, Cataluña y Murcia

Building a biological knowledge-base on fish lifecycles for competitive, sustainable European aquaculture (Nº ref. proyecto: FP7-KBBE-2007-2A). Comisión Europea. 2009-2012. 14 instituciones de 9 paises. Investigadores IRTA: E. Gisbert, A. Estévez, K. Andree, M.J. Darias

El papel de los lípidos sobre la calidad de larvas de peces: efectos sobre deformaciones esqueléticas y problemas pigmentarios (AGL2008-03897-C04-01/ACU). Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. 2009-2011. IP: Enric Gisbert

LARVANET- Critical success factors for fish larval production in European Aquaculture: a multidisciplinary network. comisión Europea (COST). 2009-2011.  57 expertos de 14 paises. Investigadores IRTA: C. Aguilera, N. Duncan, A. Estévez, E. Gisbert

REPROduction protocols and molecular tools for mass spawning and communal rearing based SELective breeding schemes applied to multiple-spawning marine fish. Comisión Europea (Research for the benefit of SMEs). 2010-2012. 8 organizaciones (de ellas 4 empresas) de 5 paises. Investigadores IRTA: C. Aguilera, N. Duncan, A. Estévez

  Avances en la reproducción intensiva del lenguado SOLE REPRO. CDTI. 2010-2013. Stolt Sea Farm, IEO Santander, Univ Santiago de Compostela, Univ Autónomade Barcelona. Investigadores IRTA: N. duncan, A. Estévez

Publicacions Destacades

Estévez, A., Kanazawa, A. 1995. Effect of (n-3) PUFA and vitamin A Artemia enrichment on pigmentation success of turbot. Aquaculture Nutrition, 1: 159-168

Estévez, A., Ishikawa, M., Kanazawa, A. 1997. Effects of Arachidonic acid on pigmentation and fatty acid composition of Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus (Temminck and Schlegel)). Aquaculture Research, 28: 279-289

Estévez, A., McEvoy, L.A., Bell, J.G., Sargent, J.R. 1998. Effects of temperature and starvation time on the pattern and rate of loss of essential fatty acids in Artemia nauplii previously enriched using Arachidonic and Eicosapentaenoic acid-rich emulsions. Aquaculture, 165: 295-311

Sargent, J.R., Bell, J.G., McEvoy, L.A., Tocher, D.R., Estévez, A. 1999. Recent developments in the essential fatty acid nutrition of fish. Aquaculture, 177: 191-199

Sargent, J.R., McEvoy, L.A., Estévez, A., Bell, J.G., Bell, M.V., Henderson, R.J., Tocher, D.R.1999.  Lipid nutrition of marine fish during early development: Current status and future directions. Aquaculture, 179: 217-

Estévez, A., McEvoy, L.A., Bell, J.G., Sargent, J.R. 1999. Growth, survival, lipid composition and pigmentation of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) larvae fed live-prey enriched in Arachidonic and Eicosapentanoic acids. Aquaculture, 180: 321-343

Estévez, A., Kaneko, T., Seikai, T., Dores, R.M., Tagawa, M., Tanaka, M. 2001. Ontogeny of ACTH and MSH cells in Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) in relation to albinism. Aquaculture, 202: 131-143

Bell, J.G., McEvoy, L.A., Estévez, A., Sargent, J.R. 2003. Optimising lipid nutrition in first feeding flatfish larvae. Aquaculture, 227: 211-220

Villalta, M., Estévez, A., Bransden, M.P. 2005. Arachidonic acid enriched live prey induces albinism in Senegal sole (Solea senegalensis) larvae. Aquaculture, 245: 193-209

Giménez, G., Estévez, A., Lahnsteiner, F., Zecevic, B., Bell, J.G., Henderson, R.J., Piñera, J.A., Sanchez-Prado, J.A. 2006.  Egg quality criteria in common dentex (Dentex dentex). Aquaculture, 260: 232-243

Andrés, M., Estévez, A., Rotllant, G. 2007. Growth, survival and biochemical composition of spider crab Maja brachydactyla (Balss, 1922) (Decapoda:Majidae) larvae reared ander different stocking densities, feeding rates and diets. Aquaculture, 273: 494-502

Abalos, M., Abad, E., Estévez, A., Solé, M., Quirós, L., Piña, B., Rivera, J. 2008. Effects of long-term dietary exposure to low levels of dioxins on growth and biochemical responses in juvenile gilthead seabream Sparus aurata. Chemosphere, 73: 5303-5310

Giménez, G., Estévez, A., Henderson, R.J., Bell, J.G. 2008.   Changes in lipid content, fatty acid composition and lipid class composition of eggs and developing larvae (0 to 40 day-old) of common dentex (Dentex dentex Linnaeus 1758) . Aquaculture Nutrition, 14: 300-308

 Borrell, Y.J., Blanco, G., Vázquez, E., Alvarez´J., Estévez, A., Giménez, G., Sánchez, J.A.2008. Tracking the spawning season in common dentex (Dentex dentex) broodstocks using microsatellites. Aquaculture Research, 39: 1258-1267

Rotllant, G., Moyano, F.J., Andrés, M., Díaz, M., Estévez, A., Gisbert, E. 2008. Evaluation of fluorogenic substrates in the assessment of digestive enzymes in larval decapod crustaceans. Aquaculture, 282: 90-96

Fernández, I., Hontoria, F., Ortiz-Delgado, J.B., Kotzamanis, Y., Estevez, A., Zambonino-Infante, J.L., Gisbert, E. 2008. Larval performance and skeletal deformities in farmed gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) fed with graded levels of vitamin A enriched rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis).Aquaculture, 283: 102-115

Samaee, S.M., Estévez, A., Giménez, G., Lahnsteiner, F. 2009. Evaluation of quantitative importance of egg lipids and fatty acids during embryos and larvae development in marine pelagophil teleosts: with an emphasis on Dentex dentex. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A, 311: 735-751

Fernández, I., Pimentel M.S., Ortiz Delgado, J.B., Hontoria, F., Sarasquete, M.C., Estévez, A., Zambonino-Infante, J.L., Gisbert, E. 2009. Effect of dietary vitamin A on Senegaleses ole (Solea senegalensis) skeletogenesis and larval quality. Aquaculture, 295: 250-255

Samaee, S-M., Mente, E., Estévez, A., Giménez, G., Lahnsteiner, F. 2010. Embryo and larva development in common dentex (Dentex dentex), a pelagophil teleost: The quantitative composition of egg-free amino acids and their interrelations. Theriogenology, 73: 909-919

Andrés, M., Hontoria F., Estévez, A., Rotllant, G. 2010. Differential utilization of biochemical components during larval development of Maja brachydactyla. Marine Biology, 157: 2329-2340

 Martins, D., Estévez, A., Stickland, N., Simbi, B., Yúfera, M.2010. Dietary lecithin source affects growth potential and gene expression in Sparus aurata larvae. Lipids, 45: 1011-1023

 Rotllant, G., Moyano, F.J., Andrés, M., Estévez, A., Díaz, M., Gisbert, E. 2010. Effect of delayed first feeding on larval performance of the spider crab Maja brachydactyla assessed by digestive enzyme activities and biometric parameters. Marine Biology, 157:  2215-2227

Abalos, M., Pareara, J., Estévez, A., Solé, M., Fabregat, M.C., Piña, B., Navarro, A., Abad, E. 2011.Decontamination trends in the aquacultured fish gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) after feeding long-term a PCDD/F spiked feed. Chemosphere, 82: 64-71

Estévez, A., Treviño, L., Kotzamanis, Y., Karacostas, I., Tort, L., Gisbert, E. 2011. Effects of different levels of plant proteins on the ongrowing of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) juveniles at low temperatures. Aquaculture Nutrition, 17: e572-e582

Kjorsvik, E., Galloway, T.F.,  Estévez, A., Saele, O., Moren, M. 2011. Effects of larval nutrition on development. In “Larval Fish Nutrition” G.J.Holt (Ed), John Wiley & Sons Inc., UK, pp 219-248

Samaee, S-M., Estévez, A. 2011. Evidence for the proteolytic degradation of VtgAB LvH during blastulation of common dentex (Dentex dentex). Theriogenology, 76: 110-114

 Padrós, F., Villalta, M., Gisbert, E., Estévez, A. 2011. Morphological and histological study of the Senegal sole (Solea senegalensis) larval development: an integrative study. Journal of Fish Biology, 79:3-32

Boglino, A., Darias, M.J., Ortiz-Delgado, J.B., Ozcan, F., Estévez, A., Andree, K.B., Hontoria, F., Sarasquete, C., Gisbert, E. 2012. Commercial products for Artemia enrichment affect growth performance, digestive system maturation, ossification and incidence of skeletal deformities in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) larvae. Aquaculture, 324-325: 290-302

Samaee, S.M., Estévez, A.2012. Embryo and larval development in Dentex dentex, a marine pelagophil teleost: an endeavour to find a series of new fatty acid interrelations. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A, 317: 55-72

Darias, M.J., Boglino, A., Manchado, M., Ortiz-Delgado, J.B., Estévez, A., Andree, K.B., Gisbert, E. 2012. Molecular regulation of both dietary vitamin A and fatty acid absorption and metabolism associated with larval morphogenesis of Senegaleses ole (Solea senegalensis). Comparative Biochemistry and Phisiology Part A , 161: 130-139

Boglino, A., Darias, M.J., Ortiz-Delgado, J.B., Gisbert, E., Estévez, A., Andree, K.B., Sarasquete, C.2012. Isolipidic diets differing in their essential fatty acid profiles affect the deposition of unsaturated neutral lipids in the intestine, liver and vascular system of Senegalese sole larvae and early juveniles. Comparative Biochemistry and Phisiology Part A, 162: 59-70   

Norambuena, F., Estévez, A., Bell, J.G., Carazo, I., Duncan, N.J. 2012. Proximal and fatty acid composition in muscle, liver and gonads of wild versus cultured broodstock of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis). Aquaculture, 356-357: 176-185                      

Boglino, A., Darias, M.J., Estévez, A., Andree, K.B., Gisbert, E. 2012. Dietary arachidonic acid during the Artemia feeding period affects larval growth and skeletogeneis in Senegalese sole, Solea senegalensis. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 28: 411-418 

Cardeira, J., Vallés, R., Dionisio, G., Estévez, A., Pousao-Ferreira, P., Cancela, M.L., Gavaia, P.J. 2012. Osteology and early development of the axial and appendicular skeletons of the meagre (Argyrosomus regius): comparios between two rearing facilities. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 28: 454-470    

Norambuena, F., MacKenzie, S., Bell, G.J., Callol, A., Estévez, A., Duncan, N. 2012. Prostaglandin (F and E, 2- and 3-series) production and cycloxygenase (cox-2) gene expression of wild and cultured broodstock of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis). General and comparative endocrinology, 178: 256-262               

 García de la Serrana, D., Estévez, A., Andree, K.B., Johnston, I.A. 2012. Fast skeletal muscle transcriptome of the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) determined by next generation sequencing. BMC Genomics, 13:31 paginas

Norambuena, F., Estévez, A., Mañanós, E., Bell, J.G., Carazo, I., Navarro, J.C., Duncan, N.2012. Self-selection of diets with different content of Arachidonic acid by Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) broodstock. Aquaculture, 364-365: 198-205                                                             

Norambuena, F., Morais, S., Estévez, A., Bell, J.G., Tocher, D.R., Navarro, J.C., Cerdá, J., Duncan, N. 2012. Dietary modulation of arachidonic acid metabolism in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) broodstock reared in captivity. Aquaculture, 372-375: 80-88