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List of publications resulting from the EMPAFISH project to which the Maltese group contributed

 

European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation, 2007 (abstracts + posters) 

Claudet, J., Afonso-Santos, P., Badalamenti, F., Bayle-Sempere, J., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Bertocci, I., Borg, J.A.,  Brito, A., Bulleri, F., Culioli, J-M., De Falco, G., De Lucia, A., Dimech, M., Domenici, P., Falcón, J.M., Forcada-Almarcha, A., García-Charton, J.A., Goñi, R., Guala, I., Marcos, C., Milazzo, M., Ojeda, C., Osenberg, C.W., Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Sánchez-Meca, J., Sánchez-Jerez, P., Schembri, P.J., Somerfield, P.J., Stobart, B., Valle, C., Vandeperre, F. & Planes, S. (2007). Regional ecological effects of European marine protected areas: a meta-analytical approach. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book pp.57-58; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M.,  Borg, J.A., Smith, I.P., Sciberras, M. & Schembri, P.J. (2007). The potential of fisheries reserves as a tool for biodiversity conservation. The case of the 25 Nautical Mile Fisheries Management Zone around Malta.  In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.79; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Hiddink, J.G., Kaiser, M.J. & Schembri, P.J. (2007). Structure of demersal assemblages under different intensities of trawling pressure on the continental shelf around the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean). In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.80; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Donnan, D., Atkinson, J., Smith, P. & Stevenson, T. (2007) The biodiversity and fishery benefits of spatial management in a Nephrops norvegicus fishery in western Scotland, UK: an opportunistic study of an incidental no-take zone. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.80; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Higgins, R.M., Vandeperre, F., Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Sánchez-Meca, J., Bertocci, I., Crec’hriou, R., Criquet, G., D’Anna, G., Dimech, M., Dorta, C., Esparza, Ó., Falcón, J.M., Forcada, A., Goñi, R., Guala, I., Le Diréach, L., Lenfant, P., Lozano, I., Marcos, C., Martín, P., Martín-Sosa, P., Maynou, F., Ojeda-Martínez, C., Pipitone, C., Sánchez-Lisazo, J.L., Schembri, P.J., Stelzenmüller, V., Stobart, B., Valle, C. & Serrão Santos, R. (2007). Fisheries effects of Atlanto-Mediterranean marine protected areas. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.143; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Roncin, N., Alban, F., Person, J., Boncoeur, J., Marcos C., Le Diréach, L., Chrec’hriou, R., Maynou, F., Stobart, B., Guala, I., Culioli, J-M., Luna, B., Valle, C., De La Cruz Modino, R., Szelianszky, E., Higgins, R., Smith, I.P., Dimech, M. & Vaselli, S. (2007). Extractive and non-extractive uses of MPAs in southern Europe: a comparative analysis of socioeconomic field surveys. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.260; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Sciberras, M., Dimech, M., Smith, I.P. & Schembri, P.J. (2007). Reliability of data collected from questionnaires administered to fishers. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.277; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Stelzenmüller, V., Maynou, F., Cadiou, G., Camilleri, M., Crech'riou, R., Criquet, G., Dimech, M., Le Diréach, L., Esparza, Ó., Lenfant, P., Pérez-Ruzafa, Á. & Santos, R. (2007). Spatial assessment of fishing effort around European marine reserves: implications for a successful fisheries management. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.287; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp. 

Vandeperre, F., Higgins, R.M., Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Sánchez-Meca, J., Bertocci, I., Crec’hriou, R., Criquet, G., D’Anna, G., Dimech, M., Dorta, C., Esparza, Ó., Falcón, J.M., Forcada, A., Goñi, R., Guala, I., Le Diréach, L., Lenfant, P., Lozano, I., Marcos, C., Martín, P., Martín-Sosa, P., Maynou, F., Ojeda-Martínez, C., Pipitone, C., Sánchez-Lisazo, J.L., Schembri, P.J., Stelzenmüller, V., Stobart, B., Valle, C. & Serrão Santos, R. (2007). Quantitative assessment of fisheries effects of Atlanto-Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas: a meta-analytical approach. In: Perez-Ruzafa, A., Hoffmann, E., Boncoeur, J., Garcia-Charton, J.A., Marcos, C., Salas, F., Sorensen, T.K. & Vestegaard, O. (eds) European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation. Emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Abstracts Book p.300; EMPAFISH and PROTECT projects, Editum, Murcia: 330 pp.

 

Other publications and conference papers in which data from EMPAFISH was used (including data previously collected as part of other projects and used also for EMPAFISH work)

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Gristina, M., Kaiser, M., Schembri P. J., (2006). Commercial and non-target species of deep-water trawled muddy habitats on the Maltese continental shelf. Xjenza 2005; p. 18-23 

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Kaiser, M., Schembri P. J., (2007). Demersal assemblages on deep water trawling grounds off the Maltese Islands: Management implications. Rapport du 38e Congrès de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée, 38: 462. 

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Kaiser, M., Schembri P.J., (2007). Role of environmental variables in structuring demersal assemblages on trawled bottoms on the Maltese continental shelf. Rapport du 38e Congrès de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée, 38: 463. 

Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Hiddink, J.G., Kaiser, M.J., Ragonese, S., Schembri, P.J. (2008). Differences in demersal community structure and biomass size spectra within and outside the Maltese Fishery Management Zone (FMZ). Scientia Marina 72 (4): 669-682. 

Claudet, J., Osenberg, C.W., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Domenici, P., García-Charton, J-A., Pérez-Ruzafa, Á., Badalamenti, F., Bayle-Sempere, J., Brito, A., Bulleri, F., Culio,li J-M., Dimech, M., Falcón, J.M., Guala, I., Milazzo, M., Sánchez-Meca, J., Somerfield, P.J., Stobart, B., Vandeperre, F., Valle, C., Planes, S. (2008). Marine reserves: Size and age do matter. Ecology Letters 11(5): 481-489.

 

García-Charton, J-A., Pérez-Ruzafa, Á., Marcos, C., Claudet, J., Badalamenti, F., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Falcón, J.M., Milazzo, M., Schembri, P.J., Stobart, B., Vandeperre, F., Brito, A., Chemello, R., Dimech, M., Domenici, P., Guala, I., Le Diréach, L., Maggi, E., Planes, S. (2008). Effectiveness of European Atlanto-Mediterranean MPAs: do they accomplish the expected effects on populations, communities and ecosystems? Journal for Nature Conservation 16(4): 193-221.

Stelzenmüller, V., Maynou, F., Bernard, G., Cadiou, G., Camilleri, M., Crech'riou, R., Criquet, G., Dimech, M., Esparza, O., Higgins, R., Lenfant, P., Pérez-Ruzafa, A. (2008). Spatial assessment of fishing effort around European marine reserves: implications for successful fisheries management. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 2018-2026. 

Vandeperre, F., Higgins, R.M., Sánchez-Meca, J., Maynou, F., Goñi, R., Martín-Sosa,.P., Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Afonso, P., Bertocci, I., Crec’hriou, R., D’Anna, G., Dimech, M., Dorta, C., Esparza, Ó., Falcón, J.M., Forcada, A., Guala, I., Le Diréach, L., Marcos, C., Ojeda-Martínez, C., Pipitone, C, Schembri, P.J., Stelzenmüller, V., Stobart, B. & Serrão Santos, R. (2011). Effects of no-take area size and age of marine protected areas on fishery yields: a meta-analytical approach. Fish and Fisheries 12: 412-426.

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