Vinicius Padula

Vinicius Padula is a Brazilian marine biologist who is studying nudibranchs since the beginning
of his undergraduate studies, 2003. Bachelor in Marine Biology and M.Sc. in Zoology by the Rio
de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil, Vinicius has as main interests taxonomy, biogeography
and evolution of nudibranchs. He collaborates also in studies of polyclad flatworms. His
research is more focused in tropical western Atlantic fauna, including Bermuda, the Caribbean
Sea and Brazil, region studied mostly between 1950-80 decades and still with huge gaps
of knowledge. Currently, Vinicius is investigating cryptic species complexes, as part of his
PhD study at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany. As an active diver and
enthusiastic of underwater photography, he has participated in many expeditions, including
Costa Rica, Brazil, Azores and the Mediterranean Sea.

Vinicius Padula is also member of Nudi Pixel board of experts and has helped Nudi Pixel verifying identification of 34 specimens.


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Nudibranch Species from Vinicius Padula » View all photo from Vinicius Padula (15 photos)

Aeolidiella alba from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Anteaeolidiella foulisi from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Babakina anadoni from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Berthella agassizi from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Cadlina rumia from Arraial do Cabo, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Chromodoris binza from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Dendrodoris krebsii from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Dave Behrens
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Discodoris branneri from Alagoas, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Flabellina engeli from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Geitodoris pusae from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Goniodoris mimula from Arraial do Cabo, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Vinicius Padula
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
Navanax aenigmaticus from Cabo Frio, BrazilIdentification reviewed by Dave Behrens
(1 photo from Vinicius Padula)
 

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