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Details of Dr. Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara   


Gender male
Job title President
Tethys Research Institute, Milano ( TRI)
c/o Acquario Civico Viale G.B. Gadio 2 Milano 20121
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Degree Ph.D. marine biol., laurea in scienze biologiche, laurea in scienze naturali
Job type Research , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Activities Design of research activities in support of policy-making and decision-making processes for marine conservation and management in the Mediterranean. Conflicts between fisheries and protected species (marine mammals). Marine protected areas. Cetacean ecology and conservation in the Mediterranean. Elasmobranch conservation in the Mediterranean.
Research Region 2, 3, 41

Portman M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T., Katsanevakis S., Possingham H., Di Carlo G. [2013] He who hesitates is lost: why conservation in the Mediterranean Sea is necessary and possible now. Marine Policy 42:270-279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2013.03.004
Adnet S., Cappetta H., Guinot G., Notarbartolo-di-Sciara G. [2012] Evolutionary history of the devilrays (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) from fossil and morphological inference. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London 166:132-159. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00844.x
Azzellino A., Panigada S., Lanfredi C., Zanardelli M., Airoldi S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. [2012] Predictive habitat models for managing marine areas: spatial and temporal distribution of marine mammals within the Pelagos Sanctuary (Northwestern Mediterranean sea). Ocean & Coastal Management 67:63-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.05.024
Notarbartolo di Sciara G. [2012] Ancient waves, recent concerns: the budding of marine mammal conservation science in Italy. Aquatic Mammals 38(4):441-455. DOI 10.1578/AM.38.4.2012.441
Frantzis A., Airoldi S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Johnson C., Mazzariol S. [2011] Inter-basin movements of Mediterranean sperm whales provide insight into their population structure and conservation. Deep-Sea Research Part I. 58:454-459. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2011.02.005
Agardy T., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Christie P. [2010] Mind the gap: addressing the shortcomings of marine protected areas through large scale marine spatial planning. Marine Policy 35:226-232.
Dolman S.J., Evans P.G.H., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Frisch H. [2010] Active sonar, beaked whales & European regional policy. Marine Pollution Bulletin 63:27-34. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.03.034
Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Hanafy M.H., Fouda M.M., Afifi A., Costa M. [2009] Spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) resting habitat in Samadai Reef (Egypt, Red Sea) protected through tourism management. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(1):211-216. doi:10.1017/S0025315408002221
Abdulla A., Gomei M., Hyrenbach D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T. [2008] Challenges facing a network of representative marine protected areas in the Mediterranean: prioritizing the protection of underrepresented habitats. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsn164
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Agardy, T., Hyrenbach, D., Scovazzi, T. and Van Klaveren, P. [2008] The Pelagos sanctuary for Mediterranean marine mammals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18:367-391. doi: 10.1002/aqc.855.
Guidetti P., Milazzo M., Bussotti S., Molinari A., Murenu M., Pais A., Spanò N., Balzano R., Agardy T., Boero F., Carrada G., Cattaneo-Vietti R., Cau A., Chemello R., Greco S., Manganaro A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Russo G.F., Tunesi L. [2008] Italian marine reserve effectiveness: does enforcement matter? Biological Conservation 141:699-709. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2007.12.013
Palsbøll, P.J., Bérubé, M., Aguilar ,A., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., and Nielsen, R. [2004] Discerning between recurrent gene flow and recent divergence under a finite-site mutation model applied to North Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) populations. Evolution 58(3):670-675.
Bearzi, G., Holcer, D. and Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. [2004] The role of historical dolphin takes and habitat degradation in shaping the present status of northern Adriatic cetaceans. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14:363-379.
Reeves, R.R., Smith, B.D., Crespo, E.A. Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. (compilers). 2003. Dolphins, Whales and Porpoises: 2002?2010 Conservation Action Plan for the World?s Cetaceans. IUCN/SSC Cetacean Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ix + 139pp.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., E. Politi, A. Bayed, P.-C. Beaubrun and A. Knowlton. 1998. A winter cetacean survey off Southern Morocco, with a special emphasis on suitable habitats for wintering right whales. Sci. Rep. Int. Whaling Commission, SC/49/O3, 48:547-550.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. and J. Gordon. 1997. Bioacoustics: a tool for the conservation of cetaceans in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 30:125-146.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., M.C. Venturino, M. Zanardelli, G. Bearzi, J.F. Borsani, B. Cavalloni. 1993. Cetaceans in the Central Mediterranean Sea: distribution and sighting frequencies. Ital. J. Zool. 60:131-138.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. 1987. A revisionary study of the genus Mobula Rafinesque, 1810 (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae), with the description of a new species. Zool. J. Linnean Soc., London 91:1-91.
Bearzi, G., Reeves, R.R., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Politi, E., Cañadas, A., Frantzis, A., Mussi, B. 2003. Ecology, status and conservation of short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in the Mediterranean Sea. Mammal Review 33(34):224-252.
Bearzi, G., E. Politi and G. Notarbartolo di Sciara. 1999. Diurnal behavior of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins in the Kvarneric (northern Adriatic Sea). Marine Mammal Science 15(4):1065-1097.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., G. Barbaccia and A. Azzellino. 1997. Birth at sea of a false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens. Marine Mammal Science 13(3):508-511.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., and E. V. Hillyer. 1989. Mobulid rays off Eastern Venezuela. Copeia 1989(3):607-614.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Zanardelli, M., Panigada, S., Jahoda, M., Airoldi, S. 2003. Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus (L., 1758), in the Mediterranean Sea. Mammal Review 33(2):105-150.
Forcada, J., G. Notarbartolo di Sciara and F. Fabbri. 1995. Abundance of fin whales and striped dolphins summering in the Corso-Ligurian Basin. Mammalia, 59(1):127-140.
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. 1988. Natural history of the rays of the genus Mobula in the Gulf of California. Fishery Bulletin 86(1):45-66.
Jahoda, M., Lafortuna, C.L., Biassoni, N., Almirante, C., Azzellino, A., Panigada, S., Zanardelli, M. and Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. 2003. Mediterranean fin whale?s (Balaenoptera physalus) response to small vessels and biopsy sampling assessed through passive tracking and timing of respiration. Marine Mammal Science 19(1):96-110.

Created: 1997-04-05 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Giuseppe NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA