S.O.S. Pinna nobilis: A Mass Mortality Event in Western Mediterranean Sea

@article{VzquezLuis2017SOSPN,
  title={S.O.S. Pinna nobilis: A Mass Mortality Event in Western Mediterranean Sea},
  author={M. V{\'a}zquez-Luis and Elvira {\'A}lvarez and Agust{\'i}n Barraj{\'o}n and J. R. Garc{\'i}a-March and A. Grau and I. Hendriks and S. Jim{\'e}nez and D. Kersting and D. Moreno and Marta P{\'e}rez and J. Ru{\'i}z and Jordi S{\'a}nchez and A. Villalba and S. Deudero},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={4}
}
A mass mortality event impacting the bivalve Pinna nobilis was detected across a wide geographical area of the Spanish Mediterranean Sea (Western Mediterranean Sea) in early autumn 2016. Underwater visual censuses were conducted across several localities separated by hundreds of kilometres along the Spanish Mediterranean coasts and revealed worrying high mortality rates reaching up to 100% in the center and southernmost coasts of the Iberian Peninsula including Balearic Islands. Populations on… Expand

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