You can reach MACOI at the following address:


Prof. Leonel Pereira

Department of Life Sciences (Institute of Marine Research), FCTUC, University of Coimbra

Calçada Martim de Freitas
3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal

Direct Phone (+351) 239 240 781

Fax (+351) 239 240 701

Phone: +351239240781
Fax: +351239240701
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Additional Information:

Cite MACOI as: Pereira, L. et al. 2022. MACOI, Portuguese Seaweeds Website. World-wide Electronic Publication. MARE UC, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, (date of search: Day-Month-Year).

With the database we intend to organize and mantain the information collected from several field trips on a digital support. This brings a tremendous advantage on the flexibility, speed and easyness of accessing the information.

In a time when we witness the consolidation of Internet as a privileged mean of obtaining information on every possible subject, we intend, by making the information of the database available online, to contribute with a useful resource to all those who are interested in this area of knowledge.

1860 specimens in MACOI collections
2302 bibliographic references
2943 occurrence records
6388 images