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Details of Dr. Nicola Emanuele Ungaro   


Gender male
Job title Environmental Manager, Biologist
Department Scientific Directorate
Environmental Protection Agency Apulia ( ARPA Puglia)
ARPA Puglia Agenzia Regionale per la Prevenzione e la Protezione Ambientale corso Trieste 27 Bari 70126
Corso Trieste 27, 70126 Bari
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Degree Degree in Biological Science
Job type Research , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution
Research Activities Main research topics:Marine Biology, Marine Ecology, Fishery Biology, Monitoring of Surface Waters, HAB monitoring.
Research Region 2, 3,
Skills/Expertise Expertise in fishery stock assessment. Expertise in water bodies monitoring. Expertise in Environmental Impact Assessment. (mostly Marine waters Environment). Assistant/Consultant for FAO Projects. Independent Expert in the STECF (Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee on Fisheries) Sub-Group on Mediterranean. Specialist in the IUCN (World Conservation Union) SSC (Species Survival Commission) “Shark Specialist Group Mediterranean Region”. Member of the Italian Society of Marine Biology.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Nicola UNGARO)

Rivaro P., Cullaj A., Frache R., Lagomarsino C., Massolo S., De Mattia M.C., Ungaro N. ? 2010- Heavy Metals Distribution in Suspended Particulate Matter and Sediment Collected from Vlora Bay (Albania): A Methodological Approach for Metal Pollution Evaluation. Journal of Coastal Research, 58: 54-66.
Carlucci R., Lembo G., Maiorano P., Capezzuto F., Marano C.A., Sion L., Spedicato M.T., Ungaro N., Tursi A., D?Onghia G. ? 2009 - Nursery areas of red mullet (Mullus barbatus), hake (Merluccius merluccius) and deep-water rose shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris) in the Eastern-Central Mediterranean Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 83: 529?538.
Ungaro N. - 2008 - Field manual on macroscopic identification of maturity stages for the Mediterranean fishery resources. GCP/RER/ITA/MSM-TD-21. MedSudMed Technical Documents No 21: 34 pp.
Ungaro N., Joksimovic A., Kapidani R., Ceriola L., Milone N. ? 2008 - Comparability of two different methods for the stock assessment of hake (Merluccius merluccius L.) in the Mediterranean Geographical sub-area 18 (Southern Adriatic Sea); results from 1996-2006 trawl surveys. GCP/RER/010/ITA/OP-30. Adriamed Occasional Papers, 30: 14 pp.
Ceriola L., Accadia P., Mannini P., Massa F., Milone N., Ungaro N. ? 2008 - A bio-economic indicators suite for the appraisal of the demersal trawl fishery in the Southern Adriatic Sea (Central Mediterranean). Fisheries Research, 92 (2-3): 255-267.
Ceriola L., Ungaro N., Toteda F. ? 2007 - A ??Traffic?? Light approach for the assessment of the Broadtail shortfin squid Illex coindetii Verany, 1839 in the Southern Adriatic Sea (Central Mediterranean). Rev. Fish. Biol. Fisheries,17 (2-3): 145-157.
Ungaro N. and Adriamed Project ? 2007 - Some considerations on the concept and definition of the ?priority species? for the fishery assessment and management purposes in the GFCM area. GFCM:SAC10/2007/Dma.5: 1-8.
Ungaro N., Ceriola L., Marano C.A., Osmani K., Mannini P. ? 2006 - On the suitability of some indicators from trawl survey data. Mediterranean Geographical Sub-Area n° 18. GFCM Studies and Reviews, 83: 37-54.
Ceriola L., Ungaro N., Toteda F. ? 2006 - Some information on the biology of Illex coindetii Verany, 1839 (Cephalopoda, Ommastrephidae) in the South-Western Adriatic Sea (Central Mediterranean). Fisheries Research, 82: 41?49.
Rossano R., Mastrangelo L., Ungaro N., Riccio P. ? 2006 ? Influence of storage temperature and freezing time on histamine level in the European anchovy Engraulis encrasicholus (L., 1758): a study by capillary electrophoresis. Jour.Chromatog .B., 830: 161-164.
Valsecchi E., Pasolini P., Bertozzi M., Garoia F., Ungaro N., Vacchi M., Sabelli B., Tinti F. ? 2005 ? Rapid Miocene-Pliocene dispersal and evolution of Mediterranean rajid fauna as inferred by mitochondrial gene variation. J. Evol. Biol., 18: 436-446.
Rossano R., Caggiano M.A., Mastrangelo L., Di Lauro R., Ungaro N., Ettorre M., Riccio P. ? 2005 - Proteins, fatty acids and nutritional value in the muscle of the fish species Mora moro (Risso, 1810). Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 49: 926-931.
Garoia F, Guarniero I, Ramsak A, Ungaro N, Landi M, Piccinetti C, Mannini P, Tinti F ? 2004 - Microsatellite DNA variation revealed high levels of gene flow and transboundaries populations in the Adriatic shared stocks of the European squid and cuttlefish (Cephalopoda). Heredity 93:166-174.
D?Ambrosio A., Rossano R., Ungaro N., Riccio P. ? 2003 ? Proteolytic and milk clotting activities in extracts obtained from the crustaceans Munida. Jour. Molec. Cat., 22: 145-150.
Tinti F., Ungaro N., Pasolini P., De Panfilis M., Garoia F., Guarniero I., Sabelli B., Marano G., Piccinetti C. ? 2003 ? Development of molecular and morphological markers to improve species-specific monitoring and systematics of Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean skates (Rajiformes). Journ. Experim. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 288: 149-165.
Guarniero I., Franzellitti S., Ungaro N., Tommassini S., Piccinetti C., Tinti F. ? 2002 ? Control region haplotype variation in the central Mediterranean common soles indicates geographical isolation and population structuring in Italian stocks. Journ. Fish Biol., 60: 1466-1481.
Sartor P. , Sbrana M., Ungaro N., Marano A.C., Piccinetti C., Manfrin G. ? 2002 - Distribution and abundance of flatfishes (osteichthyes, Pleuronectiformes) in the Mediterranean sea. Scientia Marina, 66 (Suppl. 2): 83-102.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Auteri R., Voliani A., Massuti E., García Rodríguez M., Osmani K. ? 2002 - Distribution, relative abundance and biological features of anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius and Lophius budegassa) (Osteichthyes: Lophiiformes) in the Mediterranean Sea. Scientia Marina, 66 (Suppl. 2): 55-63.
Jukic-Peladic S., Vrgoc N., Krstulovic-Sifner S., Piccinetti C., Piccinetti-Manfrin G., Marano G., Ungaro N. ? 2001 ? Long-term changes in demersal resources of the Adriatic Sea: comparison between trawl surveys carried out in 1948 and 1998. Fisheries Research, 53: 95-104.
Froglia C., Ungaro N. - 2001 - An unusual new record of Typhlocaris salentina (Caroli, 1923) (Decapoda: Typhlocaridae) from subterranean water of Apulia (Southern Italy). Atti Soc. it. Sci. Nat. Museo civ. Stor. Nat. Milano, 142: 103-108.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Rivas G. ? 2001 ? Notes on ichthyofauna of the deep basin of the Southern Adriatic Sea. Sarsia, 86: 153-156.
P. Abellò, N. Ungaro, C.-Y. Politou, P. Torres, E. Roman, P. Rinelli & P. Maiorano ? 2001 - Notes on the distribution and biology of Bathynectes maravigna (Brachyura: Portunidae) in the Mediterranean. Hydrobiologia, 449: 187-192.
D?Ambrosio A., Ungaro N., Santarsiero L., Rossano R., Riccio P. ? 2001 - Identification of different enzymatic patterns in the crustaceans Munida rugosa and Munida intermedia. Ital. Journ. Biochem., 50/1-2 : 53-54.
G. Marano, V. De Zio, A. M. Pastorelli, E. Rizzi, L. Rositani, N. Ungaro ? 2000 - Effects of thermal discarge on marine biotopes: a case study from coastal power station in southern Italy. Oebalia, vol. XXVI: 15-34.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Marsan R., Pastorelli A.M. - 1999 - On the reproduction of Nephrops norvegicus (L.) in the Southern Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea): sex ratio, maturity lengths and potential fecundity. Crustacean Issues, 12: 553-561.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Marsan R., Osmani K. - 1998 - Demersal fish assemblages biodiversity as an index of fishery resources exploitation. Italian Journal of Zoology, Vol. 65 (suppl. 1): 511-516.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Rizzi E., Marzano M.C. - 1996 - Demersal Squaliformes and Rajiformes in the South-Western Adriatic Sea: trawl-surveys 1985-1994. FAO Fish. Rep., 533 (Suppl.): 87-96.
Ungaro N., Casavola N., Marano G., Rizzi E. -1994 -
Gallitelli M, Ungaro N, Addante LM, Procacci V, Gentiloni N, Sabbà C. - 2005 - Respiratory Illness As a Reaction to Tropical Algal Blooms Occurring in a Temperate Country. JAMA, Vol. 293 (21): 2599-2560.
Ungaro N., Assennato G., Blonda M., Cudillo B., Petruzzelli R., Mariani M., Pastorelli A.M., Aliquò M.R., D?angela A., Aiello C., Ranieri S. ? 2010 - Occurrence of the potentially toxic dynoflagellate Ostreopsis ovata along the apulian coastal areas (Southern Italy) and relationship with anthropogenic pollution. Fresenius Environmental Bullettin, 19 (9): 1813-1821.
C. Annicchiarico, G. Assennato, M. Blonda, N. Cardellicchio, A. Di Leo, S. Giandomenico, L. Spada, and N. Ungaro. ? 2010 ? Pollutants biomonitoring in coastal marine and transitional waters of Apulia region (Southern Italy). Fresenius Environmental Bullettin, 19 (9): 1841-1847.
Krstulovic Sifner S., Lefkaditou E., Ungaro N., Ceriola L., Osmani K., Kavadas S., Vrgoc N. ? 2005 ? Composition and distribution of the cephalopod fauna in the eastern Adriatic and eastern Ionian Sea. Israel Journal of Zoology, 51(4): 315?330.
) Rossano R., Ungaro N., D?Ambrosio A., Liuzzi G.M., Riccio P. ? 2003 ? Extracting and purifying R-Phycoerythrin from the mediterranean red algae Corallina elongata Ellis & Solander. Journal of Biotechnology, 101(3): 289-293.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Piccinetti C. - 1995 - Adriatic, Black Sea: the whiting doubt. Cybium, 19(3): 311-315.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Vlora A., Martino M. - 1998 - Space-time variations of demersal fish assemblages in South-western Adriatic Sea. Vie et Milieu, 48 (3): 191-201.
Ungaro N., Marano G., Marsan R., Martino M., Marzano M.C., Strippoli G., Vlora A. - 1999 - Analysis of demersal assemblages from trawl surveys in the South Adriatic Sea. Acq. Liv. Res., 12 (3): 177-185
Ungaro N., Gramolini R. ? 2006 ? Possible effect of bottom temperature on distribution of Parapenaeus longirostris (Lucas, 1846) in the Southern Adriatic (Mediterranean Sea). Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Vol. 6 (2): 109-116.
Ungaro N. ? 2004 ? Biological parameters of the brown ray, Raja miraletus, in the southern adriatic basin. Cybium, 28(2): 174-176.
Marano C.A., Manfrin-Piccinetti G, Tinti F., Ungaro N. ? 2003 ? Annotated checklist of the skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae) in the Adriatic Sea. Biol. Mar. Medit., 10 (2): 856-862.
Ungaro N., Marano C.A., Ceriola L., Martino M. ? 2005 - Distribution of demersal crustaceans in the southern Adriatic Sea. Acta Adriatica, 46(1): 27-40.
Ungaro N., Vrgoc N., Mannini P. ? 2003 - The biology and stock assessment of Merluccius merluccius (L.) in the Adriatic Sea: an historical review by geographical sub-areas. Acta Adriat., 44 (1): 9-20.
Iwamoto T., Ungaro N. ? 2002 - A new grenadier (Pisces, Gadiformes, Macrouridae) from the Mediterranean. Cybium, 26(1): 27-32.
Costantino G., Ungaro N., Mastrototaro F. , Battista D., Blonda M., Pastorelli A.M., Carlucci R., Tursi A. ? 2010 - Recent data from the monitoring of Posidonia oceanica in two marine protected areas of the Apulian coasts (central eastern Mediterranean sea). Biol. Mar. Medit., 17(1): 164-166.
Bottinelli G., Di Festa T., Pastorelli A.M., Ungaro N., Vadrucci M.R. ? 2010 - Numerical abundance and number of taxa in phytoplankton samples: preliminary comparison between two different counting strategies. Biol. Mar. Medit., 17(1): 364-365.

Created: 2007-09-04 Last Updated: 2016-07-04 by Nicola UNGARO