Ms Andreia Salvador

Ms Andreia Salvador

Curator, Marine Mollusca

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

Specialisms

Marine Mollusca, curation, history of collection, taxonomy

Summary

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.

Qualifications

Degrees

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

Employment history

Academic

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

Highlighted publications

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, harnessing the power of this mighty mollusc. Pulse, news from the Linnean Society of London, 1 - 2.

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, the Life and Death Cone Snail

Fieldwork

United Kindgom
2013 - 2013.

External Positions

Council Member, Malacological Society of London, 2014 - on going.

Memberships

Member, The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 2009 - on going.

Member, Natural Sciences Collections Association, 2004 - on going.

Events

Conference Attendance

Organiser, Session chair, Molluscan Forum 2014, (Conference),

Attendee/participant, Organiser, 7th Congress of the European Malacological Societies, (Conference), 2014 - 2014.

Poster presentation, World Congress of Malacology, (Congress), 2013 - 2013.

Publications

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, harnessing the power of this mighty mollusc. Pulse, news from the Linnean Society of London, 1 - 2.

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, the Life and Death Cone Snail

Salvador A (2013) The voyage of La Bonite, 1836-1837. The dry material at the Natural History Museum, London. Presented at World Congress of Malacology.

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 :

Salvador A (2002) Spatial and temporal distribution and abundance of four species of Trochidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) on the SW coast of Portugal. Undergraduate Dissertation. (Supervisor(s)) Castro J.

Introduction

Summary

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.

Qualifications

Degrees

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

Employment history

Academic

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

Highlighted publications

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, harnessing the power of this mighty mollusc. Pulse, news from the Linnean Society of London, 1 - 2.

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, the Life and Death Cone Snail

Projects

Fieldwork

United Kindgom
2013 - 2013.

Professional activities

External Positions

Council Member, Malacological Society of London, 2014 - on going.

Memberships

Member, The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 2009 - on going.

Member, Natural Sciences Collections Association, 2004 - on going.

Events

Conference Attendance

Organiser, Session chair, Molluscan Forum 2014, (Conference),

Attendee/participant, Organiser, 7th Congress of the European Malacological Societies, (Conference), 2014 - 2014.

Poster presentation, World Congress of Malacology, (Congress), 2013 - 2013.

Publications

Publications

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, harnessing the power of this mighty mollusc. Pulse, news from the Linnean Society of London, 1 - 2.

Salvador A (2015) Conus geographus, the Life and Death Cone Snail

Salvador A (2013) The voyage of La Bonite, 1836-1837. The dry material at the Natural History Museum, London. Presented at World Congress of Malacology.

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 :

Salvador A (2002) Spatial and temporal distribution and abundance of four species of Trochidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) on the SW coast of Portugal. Undergraduate Dissertation. (Supervisor(s)) Castro J.