Ms Andreia Salvador

Ms Andreia Salvador

Curator, Marine Mollusca

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Invertebrates
Contact: email
Phone: 0207942 5115
My ResearchGate


Marine Mollusca, curation, history of collection, taxonomy


As curator of Marine Mollusca, my responsabilities involve curation and upkeep of type and general collections of marine molluscs; answering of enquiries relating to the collections and their curation; provision of loans; assist visitors to the Mollusca Section; identification and accession of new material of marine molluscs; maintaining the Mollusca Section database (KE EMu); maintaining the sectional library and archive; and IPM monitoring.



BSc in Biology, University of Évora, Portugal, 1995 - 2002

Employment history


Curator: Marine Mollusca, Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, 2011 - ongoing

Curator: Mammals, Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, 2008 - 2011

Assistant Curator: Mollusca, Mammals, Invertebrates II and Marine Consultancy, Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, 2004 - 2008

Curator, Marine Life Museum of the Portuguese Centre of Sub-aquatic Activities (C.P.A.S.), Portugal, 2002 - 2003


Salvador A, Morton B (2009) The biology of the zoning subtidal polychaeta Ditrupa arietina (Serpulidae) in the Açores, Portugal, with the description of the life history of its tube. AÇOREANA, : 145 - 156.

Salvador A (2004) Colecção Malacológica do Museu de História Natural de Londres (The Malacological Collection of the Natural History Museum of London).. Portugala – Newsletter of the Portuguese Malacological Institute, 4