• Publications
  • Influence
Marteilia refringens infection in cultured and natural beds of mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis) along the Campanian coast (Tirrenian sea, South of Italy)
Protozoan parasites belonging to genus Marteilia cause the mollusc disease named Marteiliosis. In Italy the parasite has only been rarely observed. The first Italian report was in Venice lagoon inExpand
  • 12
  • 2
  • PDF
The Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH)-Like Molecule in Prosobranch Patella caerulea: Potential Biomarker of Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds in Marine Environments
It has been reported that endocrine disrupter compounds (EDCs) interfere with the endocrine system, mimicking the action of sex steroid hormones in different species of mollusks. Prosobranchs areExpand
  • 10
  • 1
Metastatic fibrosarcoma in black seabream (Spondyliosoma cantharus)
An adult male black sea bream, Spondyliosoma cantharus with a tumour showing a plaque shape and partially covering the eye was examined. The surface was smooth and white-greyish in colour withExpand
  • 1
  • PDF
First Episode of Shell Disease Syndrome in Carcinus aestuarii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae) in the Volturno River
In this study is reported the first episode of a Shell Disease Syndrome (SDS) in wild specimens of Carcinus aestuarii from the polluted Volturno River estuary. Collected crabs showed erosive andExpand
  • 4