Vella, A. & Vella, N. 2017, "Jellyfish Blooming in Maltese waters and its Socio-economic Interactions" in Jellyfish: Ecology, Distribution Patterns and Human Interactions, ed. G.L. Mariottini, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., USA, pp. 163-188.
Sorensen, M. & Vella, A. 2016, "Population Structure, Genetic Diversity, Effective Population Size, Demographic History and Regional Connectivity Patterns of the Endangered Dusky Grouper, Epinephelus marginatus (Teleostei: Serranidae), within Malta's Fisheries Management Zone.Â ", PLoS ONE, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 1-33.
Vella, A., Agius Darmanin, S. & Vella, N. 2016, "The first records of Indo-Pacific sergeant Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) and further notes on the occurrence of sergeant major A. saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Malta: expanding populations of an invasive genus in the Mediterranean Sea.Â ", Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 1-15.
Vella, A. & Vella, N. 2016, "Genetic barcoding and preliminary phylogenetic analysis of Serranidae species from Maltese coastal waters, with a perspective on their Mediterranean phylogeography.Â ", International Journal of Natural and Engineering Sciences, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 66-77.
Vella, A., Vella, N. & Agius Darmanin, S. 2016, "The first record of the African Sergeant, Abudefduf hoefleri (Perciformes: Pomacentridae), in the Mediterranean Sea.Â Â ", Marine Biodiversity Records, vol. 9, no. 15, pp. 1-5.
Vella, A., Vella, N., Karakulak, S., Oray, I., Garcia-Tiscar, S. & de Stephanis, R. 2016, "Population genetics of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Mediterranean: implications for its conservation managementÂ ", Journal of Applied Ichthyology, vol. 32, pp. 523-531.
Vella, A., Vella, N., Maslin, M. & Bichlmaier, L. 2016, "First molecular barcoding and record of the Indo-Pacific punctuated flatworm Maritigrella fuscopunctata (Newman & Cannon 2000), (Polycladida: Euryleptidae) from the Mediterranean Sea.", Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 119-127.
Mifsud, C.M. & Vella, A. 2015, "Seasonal habitat use by foraging pipistrelle bats (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in the Maltese IslandsÂ ", Acta Chiropterologica, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 337-346.
Vella, A., Agius Darmanin, S. & Vella, N. 2015, "Morphological and genetic barcoding study confirming the first Stegastes variabilis (Castelnau, 1855) report in the Mediterranean Sea.Â ", Mediterranean Marine Science, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 609-612.
Vella, A. & Vella, J. 2012, "Central-southern Mediterranean submarine canyons and steep slopes: role played in the distribution of cetaceans, bluefin tunas and elasmobranchs" in Mediterranean Submarine Canyons: Ecology and Governance, ed. M. Wurtz, IUCN, Spain, pp. 73-88.