Paramuricea clavata (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) loss in the Marine Protected Area of Tavolara (Sardinia, Italy) due to a mass mortality event

@inproceedings{HueteStauffer2011ParamuriceaC,
  title={Paramuricea clavata (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) loss in the Marine Protected Area of Tavolara (Sardinia, Italy) due to a mass mortality event},
  author={Carla Huete-Stauffer and Ilaria Vielmini and Marco Palma and Augusto Navone and Pier Panzalis and Luigi Vezzulli and Cristina Misic and Carlo Cerrano},
  year={2011}
}
Marine communities appear to be facing one of the worst periods in their recent history. The direct negative effects of several human activities (e.g. oil spills, coastal habitat modification, overfishing) are now amplified by climate change, which is compromising both the resistance and the resilience of many marine organisms. During the last decades, the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea has been hit by a series of mass mortality events, which impact benthic suspensivore organisms, such as… CONTINUE READING