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Details of Dr. Joan Moranta   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Marine ecology and Conservation Biology
Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares, Instituto Español de Oceanografía ( COB-IEO)
Moll de Ponent s/n Palma de Mallorca 07015
Moll de Ponent s/n
Illes Balears
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Most of my work is about the study of fish populations, fish communities and ecosystem ecology. I am particularly interested in the influence of environmental and anthropogenic factors on marine ecosystems and the ecosystem effects of fishing.

Spanish, Catalan
Research Region 2, 3
Skills/Expertise Marine ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Joan MORANTA)

Moranta, J., Quetglas, A., Massutí, E., Guijarro, B., Hidalgo, M. and Diaz, P., 2008. Spatio-temporal variations in deep-sea demersal communities off the Balearic Islands (western Mediterranean. Journal of Marine Systems, 71 (3-4), 346-366
Moranta, J., Massuti, E., Palmer, M., Gordon, J.D.M., 2007. Geographic and bathymetric trends in abundance, biomass and body size of four grenadier fishes along the Iberian coast in the western Mediterranean. Progress in Oceanography 72, 63-83.
Moranta, J., Palmer, M., Morey, G., Ruiz, A., Morales-Nin, B., 2006. Multi-scale spatial variability in fish assemblages associated with Posidonia oceanica meadows in the Western Mediterranean Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 68, 579-592.
Moranta, J., Palmer, M., Massutí, E., Stefanescu, C., Morales-Nin, B., 2004. Body fish size tendencies within and among species in the deep-sea of the western Mediterranean. Scientia Marina 68, 141-152.
Moranta, J., Massutí, E., Morales-Nin, B., 2000. Fish catch composition of the deep-sea decapod crustacean fisheries in the Balearic Islands (western Mediterranean). Fisheries Research 45, 253-264.
Moranta, J., Stefanescu, C., Massutí, E., Morales-Nin, B., Lloris, D., 1998. Fish community structure and depth-related trends on the continental slope of the Balearic Islands (Algerian basin, western Mediterranean). Marine Ecology Progress Series 171, 247-259.
Moranta, J., Massutí, E., Stefanescu, C., Palmer, M. and Morales-Nin, B., 2008. Short-term temporal variability in fish community structure at two western Mediterranean slope locations Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 55 (7), 866-880

Created: 2007-09-12 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Joan MORANTA