Baldrighi E., Vasapollo C., Grassi E., Alvisi F., Cesaroni L., Balsamo M., Semprucci F., 2021. Meiobenthic assemblages as ecological indicator of natural variability induced by ecosystem engineers. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 45, 101824. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2021.101824


Bergami E., Caroselli E.*, Vaccari L., Corsi I., Semenov A., Macali A. 2021: Pioneer settlement of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794) on plastic. Coral Reefs, 40: 1355–1360. doi: 10.1007/s00338-021-02131-9


Biagi E., Caroselli E., Barone M., Pezzimenti M., Teixido N., Soverini M., Rampelli S., Turroni S., Gambi M.C., Brigidi P., Goffredo S.*, Candela M.* 2020: Patterns in microbiome composition differ with ocean acidification in anatomic compartments of the Mediterranean coral Astroides calycularis living at CO2 vents. Science of the Total Environment, 724: 138048. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138048


Biagi E., Musella M., Palladino G., Angelini V., Pari S., Roncari C., Scicchitano D., Rampelli S., Franzellitti S., Candela M.* 2021: Impact of plastic debris on the gut microbiota of Caretta caretta from Northwestern Adriatic Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8: 637030. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.637030


Caroselli E., Frapiccini E., Franzellitti S., Palazzo Q., Prada F., Betti M., Goffredo S., Marini M., 2020: Accumulation of PAHs in the tissues and algal symbionts of a common Mediterranean coral: Skeletal storage relates to population age structure. Science of the Total Environment, 743: 140781. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140781


Caroselli E.*, Ozalp H.B.*, Lavia M., De Witt F., Raimondi F., Goffredo S. 2020: Population dynamics of a temperate coral along a depth gradient in the Dardanelles. Limnology & Oceanography, 65: 2676-2687. DOI: 10.1002/Ino.11540


Cheli A., Mancuso A., Azzarone M., Fermani S., Kaandorp J., Marin F., Montroni D., Polishchuk I., Prada F., Stagioni M., Valdré G., Pokroy B., Falini G.*, Goffredo S.*, Scarponi D.*, 2021. Climate variation during the Holocene influenced the skeletal properties of Chamelea gallina shells in the North Adriatic Sea (Italy). PLOS ONE, 16: e0247590. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.024759

Corinaldesi C, S Canensi, A Dell’Anno, M Tangherlini, I Di Capua, S Varella, TJ Willis, C Cerrano, R Danovaro 2021: Multiple effects of microplastics can threaten marine habitat-forming species. Communications Biology 4: 431. DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-01961-1


Crespo-Neto O., Diaz-Delgado E., Acosta-Pachón T.A., Martínez-Rincón R.O. 2021: Spatial segregation by size of billfishes bycaught by the tuna purse-seine fishery in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Fisheries Research, 241, 106001. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2021.106001


Diaz-Delgado E., Crespo-Neto O.,  Martínez-Rincón, R.O. 2021: Environmental preferences of sharks bycaught by the tuna purse-seine fishery in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Fisheries Research, 243, 106076. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2021.106076


Franzellitti S.*, Prada F., Viarengo A., Fabbri E. 2020: Evaluating bivalve cytoprotective responses and their regulatory pathways in a climate change scenario. Science of the Total Environment, 137733. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137733


Grilli F.*, Accoroni S., Acri F., Bernardi Aubry F., Bergami C., Cabrini M., Campanelli A., Giani M., Guicciardi S., Marini M., Neri F., Penna A., Penna P., Pugnetti A., Ravaioli M., Riminucci F., Ricci F., Totti C, Viaroli P., Cozzi S., 2020:  Seasonal and Interannual Trends of Oceanographic Parameters over 40 Years in the Northern Adriatic Sea in Relation to Nutrient Loadings Using the EMODnet Chemistry Data Portal.  Water, 12, 2280. DOI:10.3390/w12082280


Handley S.J., Horrocks M., Willis T.J., Bradley A., Bury S., Brown J., Northcote L. 2020:  Historical analyses of coastal marine sediments reveal land-based impacts on
the benthos. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 44: 3415. DOI: 10.20417/nzjecol.44.18


LaJeunesse T. C.*, Wiedenmann J., Casado-Amezúa P., D’Ambra I., Turnham K. E., Nitschke M. R., Oakley C. A., Goffredo S., Spano C. A., Cubillos V. M., Davy S. K., Suggett D. J. 2021: Revival of Philozoon Geddes for host-specialized dinoflagellates, ‘zooxanthellae’, in animals from coastal temperate zones of northern and southern hemispheres, European Journal of Phycology. DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2021.1914863


Locatello L., Borgheresi O., Poli F., Pilastro A., Rasotto M.B., 2021. Black goby territorial males adjust their ejaculate’s characteristics in response to the presence of sneakers. Biology Letters 17: 20210201. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0201


Losi V., Grassi E., Balsamo M., Rocchi M., Gaozza L., Semprucci F., 2021. Changes in taxonomic structure and functional traits of nematodes as tools in the assessment of port impact. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 260, 107524. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107524


Magozzi S.*, Vander Zanden H.B., Wunder M.B., Trueman C.N., Pinney K., Peers D., Dennison P.E., Horns J.J., Sekercioglu C.H., Bowen G.J. 2020: Combining models of environment, behavior, and physiology to predict tissue hydrogen and oxygen isotope variance among individual terrestrial animals. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8: 536109. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2020536109


Marchini C., Tortorelli G., Guidi E., Airi V., Falini G., Dubinsky Z., Goffredo S.* 2020: Reproduction of the azooxanthellate coral Caryophyllia inornata is not affected by temperature along an 850 km gradient on the Western Italian coast. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 785. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00785


Meschini M., Machado Toffolo M., Caroselli E., Franzellitti S., Marchini C.*, Prada F., Boattini A., Brambilla V., Martinez G., Prati F., Simoncini G., Visentin M., Airi V., Branchini S., Goffredo S.*, 2021. Educational briefings in touristic facilities promote tourist sustainable behavior and customer loyalty. Biological Conservation, 259: 109122. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109122

Meschini M., Machado Toffolo M., Marchini C., Caroselli E., Prada F., Mancuso A., Franzellitti S., Locci L., Davoli M., Trittoni, M. Nanetti E., Tittarelli M., Bentivogli R., Branchini S., Neri P., Goffredo S.*, 2021. Reliability of data collected by volunteers: a nine-year citizen science study in the Red Sea. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2021.694258

Meschini, M., Prati, F., Simoncini, G.A., Airi, V., Caroselli, E., Prada, F., Marchini, C.*, Machado Toffolo, M., Branchini, S., Brambilla, V., Covi, C., & Goffredo, S* 2021: Environmental Awareness Gained During a Citizen Science Project in Touristic Resorts Is Maintained After 3 Years Since Participation. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8: 584644. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.584644.


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, 137209. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137209


Palazzo Q., Prada F., Steffens T., Fermani S., Samorì C., Bernardi G., Terrón-Sigler A., Sparla F., Falini G., Goffredo S., 2021: The skeleton of Balanophyllia coral species suggests adaptive traits linked to the onset of mixotrophy. Science of the Total Environment, 795, 148778. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148778


Palladino, G., Morozzi, P., Biagi, E., Brattich, E., Turroni, S., Rampelli, S., Tositti, L., Candela, M *. 2021: Particulate Matter emission sources and meteorological parameters combine to shape the airborne microbiome communities in the Ligurian coast, Italy. Scientific Reports, 11(175). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-80642-1


Pelusio, N.F., Rossi, B., Parma, L.*, Volpe, E., Ciulli, S., Piva, A., D'Amico, F., Scicchitano, D., Candela, M., Gatta, P.P., Bonaldo, A., Grilli, E. 2020: Effects of increasing dietary level of organic acids and nature-identical compounds on growth, intestinal cytokine gene expression and gut microbiota of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) reared at normal and high temperature. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 107(Pt A):324-335. DOI: 10.1016/j.fsi.2020.10.021


Pelusio, N.F., Scicchitano, D., Parma, L., Dondi, F., Brini, E., D’Amico, F., Candela, M., Yúfera, M., Gilannejad, N., Moyano, F.J. and Gatta, P.P., 2021. Interaction Between Dietary Lipid Level and Seasonal Temperature Changes in Gilthead Sea Bream Sparus aurata: Effects on Growth, Fat Deposition, Plasma Biochemistry, Digestive Enzyme Activity, and Gut Bacterial Community. Frontiers in Marine Science8, p.549.


Sahraeian N., Sahafi H.H., Mosallanejad H., Ingels J., Semprucci F., 2020: Temporal and spatial variability of free-living nematodes in a beach system characterized by a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance (Bandar Abbas, Persian Gulf, Iran). Ecological Indicators, 118: 106697. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106697


Sbrocca C., De Troch M., Losi V., Grassi E., Balsamo M., Semprucci F. 2021. Habitat-diversity relations between sessile macrobenthos and benthic copepods in the rocky shores of a Marine Protected Area. Water, 13, 1020. DOI:10.3390/w13081020


Semprucci F. Sandulli R., 2020. Editorial for Special Issue “Meiofauna Biodiversity and Ecology”. Diversity. 12, 249. DOI: 10.3390/d12060249


Sun C.Y., Gránásy L., Stifler C. A., Zaquin T., Chopdekar R.V., Tamura, N., Weaver J.C., Zhang J.A.Y., Goffredo S., Falini F., Marcus M.A., Pusztai T., Schoeppler V., Mass T., Gilbert P.U.P.A*. 2020: Crystal nucleation and growth of spherulites demonstrated by coral skeletons and phase-field simulations. Acta Biomaterialia. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.06.027


Tangherlini M., Corinaldesi C., Ape F., Greco S., Romeo T., Andaloro F., Danovaro R. 2021: Ocean Acidification Induces Changes in Virus–Host Relationships in Mediterranean Benthic Ecosystems. Microorganisms, 9: 769. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9040769


Taylor, J. A., Palladino, G., Wemheuer, B., Steinert, G., Sipkema, D., Williams, T.J., and Thomas, T * 2020: Phylogeny resolved, metabolism revealed: functional radiation within a widespread and divergent clade of sponge symbionts. The ISME Journal, 1-17. DOI: 10.1038/s41396-020-00791-z


Teixido N.*, Caroselli E.*, Alliouane S., Ceccarelli C., Comeau S., Gattuso J.-P., Fici P., Micheli F., Mirasole A., Monismith S., Munari M., Palumbi S., Sheets E., Urbini L., De Vittor C., Goffredo S.*, Gambi M.C. 2020: Ocean acidification causes variable trait shifts in a coral species. Global Change Biology, 26: 6813-6830. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15372

Interventi a convegni


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

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