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    • Aristegui-Ezquibela, M., Burgos, C., Chiarini, M., Cvitanić R., del Rio, J., Doyle, J., Fifas, S., Jónasson J., Jonsson, P., Lundy, M., Martinelli, M., McAllister, G,  Medvešek, D., Naseer, A., Reeve, C., Ulmestrand, M., Vacherot, J., Vila, Y., Weetman, A., Wieland, K. (2020). Working Group on Nephrops Surveys (WGNEPS; outputs from 2019). ICES Scientific Reports, 2. (
    • Musella, M., Wathsala, R., Tavella, T., Rampelli, S., Barone, M., Palladino, G., Biagi E., Brigidi, P., Turroni, S., Franzellitti S.*, Candela, M.* (2020). Tissue-scale microbiota of the Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis) and its relationship with the environment. Science of The Total Environment, 717. (
    • Di Maio, F., Geraci, M. L.*, Scannella, D., Falsone, F., Colloca, F., Vitale, S., Rizzo, P., Fiorentino, F. (2020). Age structure of spawners of the axillary seabream, Pagellus acarne (Risso, 1827), in the central Mediterranean Sea (Strait of Sicily). Regional Studies in Marine Science, 34(
    • Mancia, A.*, Chenet, T., Bono, G., Geraci, M. L., Vaccaro, C., Munari, C., Mistri, M., Cavazzini, A., Pasti, L. (2020). Adverse effects of plastic ingestion on the Mediterranean small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula). Marine Environmental Research, 104876. (
    • Sardo, G.*, Okpala, C. O. R., Geraci, M. L., Fiorentino, F., Vitale S. (2020). The effects of different artificial light wavelengths on some behavioral features of juvenile pelagic Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus)Acta ichthyologica et piscatoria, 50. (
    • Vasapollo, C.*, Virgili, M., Bargione, G.Petetta, A., De Marco, R., Punzo, E., & Lucchetti. A. (2020) Impact on Macro-Benthic Communities of Hydraulic Dredging for Razor Clam Ensis minor in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7. (
    • Vasapollo, C.*, Virgili, M., Petetta, A.Bargione, G., Sala, A., & Lucchetti, A. (2019). Bottom trawl catch comparison in the Mediterranean Sea: Flexible Turtle Excluder Device (TED) vs traditional gear. PloS one, 14. ( 10.1371/journal.pone.0216023)
    • Lucchetti, A.*, Bargione, G., Petetta, A., Vasapollo, C., & Virgili, M. (2019). Reducing sea turtle bycatch in the Mediterranean mixed demersal fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. (
    • Geraci, M.L.*; Di Lorenzo, M.; Falsone, F.; Scannella, D.; Di Maio, F.; Colloca, F.; Vitale, S., Serena, F. (2019). The occurrence of Norwegian skate, Dipturus nidarosiensis (Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes: Rajidae), in the Strait of Sicily, central Mediterranean. Acta ichthyologica et piscatoria, 49(2), 203–208.


    Conferences participations


    Masi M., Coluccia B. (2022). A theoretical framework to evaluate the circular journey of aquaculture companies in Italy.

    International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Annual Science Conference, 19–22 September 2022, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland

    De Rosa M., Charatsari C., Lioutas E., Michailidis A., Francescone M., Masi M., Vecchio Y. (2022). Staging value creation processes in short food supply chains of Italy. 9th World Conference on Localised Agri-Food Systems, 14-16th November, Vila real, Portugal.

    Masi M., Vecchio Y., Adinolfi F. (2022). Green Deal and CAP reform: a sustainable approach for the future of European livestock systems. 182ND EAAE SEMINAR - Sustainability via biodiverse agri-food value chains, 14 - 15 SEPTEMBER, 2022 – CHANIA, CRETE. 

    Vecchio, Y., Masi, M., Adinolfi, F., De Rosa, M., Del Giudice, T. (2022) The technology adoption process in fisheries 11:00 and aquaculture: what is the perception of stakeholders? LVIII Convegno SIDEA” Innovazione e conoscenza nei sistemi agroalimentari e ambientali: sfide ed opportunità in un tempo di ripresa e resilienza”, Palermo, 29/30 Settembre 2022

    Del Giudice, T., Della Corte, V., Del Gaudio, G., Sepe, F., Vecchio, Y., De Rosa, M., Cavallo, C., Olivieri, G., Cicia, G. (2022) Strategies to innovate from traditional to systemic approach: an analysis of a sample of Italian farms during a B2B event LVIII Convegno SIDEA” Innovazione e conoscenza nei sistemi agroalimentari e ambientali: sfide ed opportunità in un tempo di ripresa e resilienza”, Palermo, 29/30 Settembre 2022

    De Marco A.,  Baldassarro V.A., Calzà L., Giardino L., Bignami G., Parma L., Bonaldo A. (2022): Evaluation effects of Heat waves on farmed Crassostrea gigas biometric indices, heat schock protein 70, 72, 90 and P53 gene expression. Aquaculture Europe, International Conference & Exposition, 27-30 September, 2022 - Rimini, Italy.

    Botti A., Pous N., Cheng H., Zanaroli G., Puig S. (2022). Giving a hand to Hygieia: an e-settler for wastewater polishing. ISMET 8 Global Conference Chania, Crete, Greece, 19-23 September 2022

    De Giovanni A.,* Abondio  P., Frapiccini E., Luiselli D., Marini M., (2022) CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND OCEANOGRAPHIC FACTORS AFFECTING LEVELS OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEAFOOD. Poster at Seminario Ibérico de Química Marina (SIQUIMAR) Las Palmas de Gran Canarias (Spain), 4-8th July 2022

    Palermino A.,* Pedersen G., Korneliussen R., De Felice A., Leonori I., (2022) Application of backscattering models for target strength measurement of Trachurus mediterraneus and Scomber colias in the Mediterranean Sea. Proceedings of the 45th Scandinavia Symposium on Physical acoustics, 31 Jan -1 Feb, Online.

    Ceccacci, A., Mulazzani, L., & Malorgio, G. (2021). Insights from beam trawls activity in Northern Adriatic for sustainable management of common sole. In: Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists, Online, 5-6 October 2021.

    Geraci, M.L., Scannella, D., Falsone, F., Sardo, G., Gancitano, V., Colloca, F., Fiorentino, F., Vitale, S. An unplanned trial with artificial light revealed a yield increase in crustacean trawl fisheries (2022). In: Symposium on the Light session and the Topic Group Lights: ICES-FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour, Bergen (Norway), 19–23 April 2021. (outputs from 2021), 4:33: 37-38.

    Masi M., Vecchio Y., Adinolfi F. (2022) The challenge of the circular economy to boost the aquaculture sector: some insights from Italy, in 16th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) (180th EAAE Seminar) on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks - February 14-18, 2022 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Mazzoldi, C., Antonini, C., Barausse, A., Barbato, M., Bressan, G., Dara, M., De Santis, L., Finotto L., Garibaldi F., Geraci, M.L., Giacalone, V.M., Gristina, M., Lanteri L., Roppo Valente, G., Sepe, E., Serena, F., Vitale, S., Zampieri, C., Raicevich, S. (2021). Evaluation of survival rates of juveniles of commercial elasmobranch species: is the post-capture release of early life stages an effective fishery management strategy? In: 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association, 3-5 November 2021, Leiden, Netherlands.

    Miglietta P.P., Masi M., Coluccia B.,Vecchio Y., Adinolfi F., (2021) Green Deal: Beyond a New Era of Agricultural Exceptionalism?, in: Food Policy Modelling as an Effective and Expeditious Response to Today’s Urgent Issues, 2021, pp. 28 - 28, Greece, Chania, (Creta), 9-10 september 2021)

    Visentin G., Buonaiuto G., Costa A., Vecchio Y., Galluzzo F., Marusi M.,  (2021) Development of a selection index for resistance to subclinical ketosis in Holstein Friesian dairy cows, in: ASPA 24th Congress Book of Abstract, 2021, 20, pp. 45 – 45, Italia, Padova, 21 - 24 Settembre 2021

    Sardo, G., Geraci, M.L.., Scannella, D., Falsone, F., Massi, D., Titone, A., Gancitano, V., Fiorentino, F., Vitale, S. Minimizing undersized catches in deep water rose shrimp fisheries in the Strait of Sicily by Low Impact Fishing Techniques. In: second meeting of the Working Group on Fishing Technology (WGFiT), Online, 8 – 9 April 2021

    Lucchetti A., Bargione G., Virgili M. (2020). The Italian striped venus clam fisheries management: a case of EAF-like system for the Mediterranean molluscs sector. FAO Workshop Online: Transition towards an ecosystem approach to fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea: lessons learned through selected case studies9-10 December 2020 

    Botti A., Zanaroli G., Fava F. (2021). Biostimulation effect of different PHAs on a marine PCB dechlorinating microbial community. 11th International Conference of Environmental Engineering and Management (ICEEM 11), Switzerland, 8-10 September 2021

    Vecchio Y., Pauselli G. (2020). Using Q methodology to explore farmers’ perceptions of Precision Agriculture tools in Italy. 14th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) (176th EAAE Seminar) on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Garmisch-P., Germany, 10-14 February 2020

    Cheli A., Mancuso A., Stagioni M., Falini G., Goffredo S., Scarponi D. (2020). Chamelea gallina response to anthropogenic and clime driven environmental change: the case study of the Holocene fossil records from Po-Adriatic system (Italy). Conservation Paleobiology Symposium, Bologna (Italy), 20-21 February 2020

    Meschini M., Machado Toffolo M., Marchini C., Caroselli E., Prada F., Franzellitti S., Locci L., Davoli M., Trittoni M., Nanetti E., Tittarelli M., Bentivogli R., Branchini S., Neri P., Goffredo S. (2020). Reliability of data collected by volunteers, a nine-year citizen science study in three Red Sea touristic facilities. 5th Annual International Conference on participatory research, citizen science, crowd innovation and fab labs for peace and development (Objectif Sciences International(OSI) Geneva Forum at United Nations), online conference, 8-10 December 2020 

    Palladino G., Biagi E., Musella M., Cleo D., Luna G.M., Candela M. (2020). Sea anemone (Anemonia viridis) microbiome characterization across seasonality in the North Adriatic Sea. VII International Symposium on Marine Science (ISMS), online congress, 1-3 July 2020

    Musella M. (2020) Microbiome characterization of M. galloprovincialis along a spatial and temporal environmental stress gradient. VII International Symposium on Marine Sciences (ISMS), online congress, 1-3 July 2020