[MARMAM] New volume on Mediterranean marine mammal ecology and conservation

Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara disciara at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 00:44:07 PDT 2016

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication of a volume on “Mediterranean marine mammal ecology and conservation”, the last in the Advances in Marine Biology Series. 

Information on the volume can be found here:

https://www.elsevier.com/books/mediterranean-marine-mammal-ecology-and-conservation/author/978-0-12-805152-8 <https://www.elsevier.com/books/mediterranean-marine-mammal-ecology-and-conservation/author/978-0-12-805152-8>


Table of contents:


Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Michela Podestà and Barbara E. Curry

1. Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean Sea: An Overview

G. Notarbartolo di Sciara

2. Mediterranean Sperm Whales, Physeter macrocephalus: The Precarious State of a Lost Tribe

L. Rendell and A. Frantzis

3. Fin Whales, Balaenoptera physalus: At Home in a Changing Mediterranean Sea?

G. Notarbartolo di Sciara, M. Castellote, J.-N. Druon and S. Panigada

4. Cuvier’s Beaked Whale, Ziphius cavirostris, Distribution and Occurrence in the Mediterranean Sea: High-Use Areas and Conservation Threats

M. Podestà, A. Azzellino, A. Cañadas, A. Frantzis, A. Moulins, M. Rosso, P. Tepsich and C. Lanfredi

5. Conservation Status of Killer Whales, Orcinus orca, in the Strait of Gibraltar

R. Esteban, P. Verborgh, P. Gauffier, D. Alarcón, J.M. Salazar-Sierra, J. Giménez, A.D. Foote and R. de Stephanis

6. Conservation Status of Long-Finned Pilot Whales, Globicephala melas, in the Mediterranean Sea

P. Verborgh, P. Gauffier, R. Esteban, J. Giménez, A. Cañadas, J.M. Salazar-Sierra and R. de Stephanis

7. Risso’s Dolphin, Grampus griseus, in the Western Ligurian Sea: Trends in Population Size and Habitat Use

A. Azzellino, S. Airoldi, S. Gaspari, C. Lanfredi, A. Moulins, M. Podestà, M. Rosso and P. Tepsich

8. The Rough-Toothed Dolphin, Steno bredanensis, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: A Relict Population?

D. Kerem, O. Goffman, M. Elasar, N. Hadar, A. Scheinin and T. Lewis

9. The Gulf of Ambracia’s Common Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus: A Highly Dense and yet Threatened Population

J. Gonzalvo, G. Lauriano, P.S. Hammond, K.A. Viaud-Martinez, M.C. Fossi, A. Natoli and L. Marsili

10. Dolphins in a Scaled-Down Mediterranean: The Gulf of Corinth’s Odontocetes

G. Bearzi, S. Bonizzoni, N.L. Santostasi, N.B. Furey, L. Eddy, V.D. Valavanis and O. Gimenez

11. Harbour Porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in the Mediterranean Sea and Adjacent Regions: Biogeographic Relicts of the Last Glacial Period

M. C. Fontaine

12. Are Mediterranean Monk Seals, Monachus monachus, Being Left to Save Themselves from Extinction?

G. Notarbartolo di Sciara and S. Kotomatas

13. The International Legal Framework for Marine Mammal Conservation in the Mediterranean Sea

T. Scovazzi


I was informed by Elsevier that I can share my author discount code ATR30 with friends and colleagues so they can receive 30% off and free shipping at store.elsevier.com <http://store.elsevier.com/>
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