Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation, the latest edition of the Advances in Marine Biology series providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963, presents the latest information on Mediterranean marine mammal ecology and conservation.
The series is well known for its excellent reviews and editing, and is now edited by Barbara E. Curry (University of Central Florida, USA), along with an internationally renowned Editorial Board. This serial will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography.
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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 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: 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