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Phylogeographic inferences on the native brown trout mtDNA variation in central Italy
Genetic diversity was analysed in Salmo trutta populations living in an area of central Italy by sequencing 310 bp of the 5′ end of the mtDNA control region (D‐loop) and by Restriction FragmentExpand
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Some reproductive traits of the Tristan klipfish, Bovichtus diacanthus (Carmichael 1819) (Notothenioidei: Bovichtidae) from Tristan da Cunha (South Atlantic)
The reproductive biology of the Tristan klipfish, Bovichtus diacanthus, was investigated by macroscopic and histological analyses of the gonads. Fish samples were collected in tide pools at TristanExpand
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Synanthropic Birds and Parasites
SUMMARY This paper describes the parasitologic findings for 60 synanthropic bird carcasses recovered in the Campania region of southern Italy. Birds consisted of 20 yellow-legged gulls (LarusExpand
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Pattern of gonad maturation in a highly stocked population of brown trout (Salmo trutta L., 1758) from Central Italy
This study deals with the gonadal development and breeding season of a brown trout population in the river Metauro (Central Italy), a typical Apennine river with a short course and a highlyExpand
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Microbiological survey of birds of prey pellets.
A microbiological survey of 73 pellets collected from different birds of prey species housed at the Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center of Napoli (southern Italy) was performed. Pellets wereExpand
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Reproductive biology of turbot (Psetta maxima) and brill (Scophthalmus rhombus) (Teleostei, Pleuronectiformes) in the Adriatic Sea
Abstract The reproductive biology of two commercially important flat fish, turbot (Psetta maxima) and brill (Scophthalmus rhombus), in the Adriatic Sea was investigated by histology and macroscopicExpand
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Age estimation by phalangeal skeletochronology of Caretta caretta from the Mediterranean Sea
Abstract Skeletochronological analysis was performed on Loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) stranded on the Italian Adriatic and Mediterranean coasts from July 1999 to October 2002. Only theExpand
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Gametogenesis in the Antarctic plunderfishes Artedidraco lönnbergi and Artedidraco skottsbergi (Pisces: Artedidraconidae) from the Ross Sea
The Antarctic plunderfishes Artedidraco lönnbergi and A. skottsbergi are small, bottom dwelling species inhabiting the continental shelf of the High Antarctic Zone. During cruise 97-9 of the US RVExpand
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A new species of Chalcides (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northeastern Morocco
Abstract This paper describes Chalcides ghiarai sp. nov., a member of the Chalcides ocellatus group (sensu Pasteur, 1981). This viviparous species is of medium size, with pentadactyle limbs, aExpand
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Occurrence of enteropathogenic bacteria in urban pigeons (Columba livia) in Italy.
This study was aimed at evaluating the prevalence of Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157, Salmonella spp., and related virulence factors (the cdt, stx, and eae genes) in urban pigeons of theExpand
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