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Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species
This collaborative effort by many specialists across the Mediterranean presents an updated annotated list of alien marine species in the Mediterranean Sea. Alien species have been grouped into sixExpand
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A 20‐year study on life‐history traits of a harvested long‐lived temperate coral in the NW Mediterranean: insights into conservation and management needs
Summary 1 Long-lived species play a paramount role in the structure and functioning of terrestrial and marine ecosystems. The dramatic increase of human-induced disturbances may be irremediablyExpand
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A review of marine protected areas in the northwestern Mediterranean region: siting, usage, zonation and management
1. We present in this review a general description of marine protected areas (MPAs) in the northwestern Mediterranean and some general principles for the establishment of protected areas, includingExpand
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A new method for measuring growth and age in the precious red coral Corallium rubrum (L.)
A new technique for aging red coral Corallium rubrum (L.) colonies based on staining the organic matrix found in the axial calcareous skeleton is presented and validated. This method providedExpand
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Mortalité massive d'invertébrés marins : un événement sans précédent en Méditerranée nord-occidentale
Abstract An unprecedented mass mortality event has been observed at the end of the summer 1999 along the coasts of Provence (France) and Ligury (Italy). This event has severely affected a wide arrayExpand
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Microhabitat requirements for settlement of juvenile sparid fishes on Mediterranean rocky shores
Microhabitat attributes were characterized for recently settled juvenile fishes in six species of Sparidae (Diplodus annularis, D. puntazzo, D. sargus, D. vulgaris, Oblada melanura, and Sarpa salpa)Expand
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Are the Mediterranean waters becoming warmer? Information from biological indicators
The authors are biologists specializing in benthos or ichthyofauna survey. They have worked in marine protected areas or in other littoral zones of the Mediterranean Sea for a long time. The use ofExpand
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Mass mortality event in red coral Corallium rubrum populations in the Provence region (France, NW Mediterranean)
A mass mortality event of the red coral Corallium rubrum (L.) occurred in the NW Mediterranean region in summer 1999. The main objectives of the present study were to document the mortality sufferedExpand
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Structure et variabilité de I'ichtyofaune d'une zone rocheuse protégée en Méditerranée (Pare national de Port‐Cros, France)
. A Mediterranean fish assemblage has been visually censused over a period of two years from two permanent, rocky, infralittoral stations (10–15 m) which display a high habitat complexity and areExpand
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Evaluation visuelle des peuplements et populations de poissons méthodes et problèmes
Revue des methodes. Principales sources d'erreur. Validite de l'echantillonnage. Adaptation des methodes. Exemples d'exploitation des resultats
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