Other works

Reports, conference presentations, selected popular articles, etc.

Watkins W.A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Moore K.E.  1979.  Observations and radio-tagging of Balaenoptera edeni near Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela.  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report WHOI-79-89  8 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1983. Bryde’s whales (Balaenoptera edeni Anderson 1878) off eastern Venezuela (Cetacea, Balaenopteridae). Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute Technical Report, San Diego. 27 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Cagnolaro L., Magnaghi L., Podestà M., J.F. Borsani J.F.  1986.  Proposta organizzativa sul recupero dei cetacei spiaggiati.  pp. 24-30 in: S. Corazza (Ed.), Gli spiaggiamenti dei cetacei sulle coste italiane: atti del primo Convegno Nazionale sui cetacei organizzato dall’Adriatic Sea World di Riccione, 18, 19, 20 Ottobre 1985.  Maggioli Editore, Rimini  144 pp.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  Cetaceans stranded in Italy in 1986.  Abstracts, 7th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Miami, Flo­rida, 5-9 December 1987.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1989.  Cetaceans of the South-eastern Caribbean Sea.  Proceedings 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Pacific Grove, California, 7-11 December.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1989. Operazione Cetacei 1989 – Rapporto finale preparato per Greenpeace Italia – Roma. Tethys Research Institute, November 1989. 14 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1989.  Lista aggiornata delle specie marine e italiane: Cetacei e Pinnipedi.  Notiziario della Società Italiana di Biologia Marina  15:50-51.

Cagnolaro L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1990.  Problemi connessi con la tutela dei cetacei nei mari italiani.  Proceedings, 53rd  Conference of the Unione Zoologica Italiana, Palermo, 1-5 October.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Ausenda F. 1991. Il Progetto Pelagos: proposta di istituzione di Riserva della Biosfera nel bacino Corso-Ligure-Provenzale. Tethys Research Institute, Milan, Italy. 74 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G., Bonomi L.  1991.  Bottlenose dolphins off Croatia: photo-identification and behavioral observations.  Abstracts, 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, 5-9 Dec. 1991.

Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Baker, C.S., Jahoda M.  1991.  Fin whales summering in the Ligurian Sea: photo-identification and genetic analysis.  Abstracts, 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, 5-9 Dec. 1991.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Ausenda F., Relini G., Orsi Relini L.  1991.  Project Pelagos: proposal of a Biosphere Reserve in the Corsican-Ligurian-Provençal Basin.  Proceedings of the Bastia Colloquy, Council of Europe:21-23.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G. 1992.  Cetaceans in the northern Adriatic Sea: past, present, and future. Rapports de la Commission Intérnationale de la Mer Méditerranée  33:303.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Ausenda F., Relini G., Orsi Relini L.  1992.  Project Pelagos: proposal of a pelagic Biosphere Reserve in the Corsican-Ligurian-Provençal Basin (Mediterranean Sea).  International Conference on Ocean Management in Global Change. Large Marine Ecosystems: a new approach to ocean management.  Genova, 24 June 1992.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1993.  Habitat preferences by cetaceans in the Mediterranean Sea.  Abstracts, 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas, 11-15 November.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1993.  Conservation status of marine small cetaceans.  Abstracts, 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas, 11-15 November.

Cagnolaro L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Podestà M.  1993.  Profilo della cetofauna dei mari italiani.  Supplemento a Ricerche sulla Biologia della Selvaggina  21:101-114.

Muñoz-Chapuli R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Séret B., Stehmann M.  1993.  The status of the elasmobranch fisheries in Europe.  Report of the Northeast Atlantic Subgroup of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, June 1993  23 p.

Berubé M., A. Aguilar A., Dendanto D., Larsen F., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Palsbøll P., Sears R., Sigurjonsson J.  1994.  Genetic structure of the North Atlantic fin whales, Balaenoptera physalus.  Abstracts, Marine Mammal Genetics Symposium, La Jolla, California, 23-24 September 1994.

Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Politi E., Lauriano G.  1994.  Ekologija i ponaöanje dobrih dupina (Tursiops truncatus) voda Cresa i Loöinja (Hrvatska)(Ecology and behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) near the islands of Losinj and Cres (Croatia).  Proceedings, 5th Congress of Croatian Biologists, Pula, 3-7 October 1994:399-400.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Holcer D., Bearzi G.  1994.  Kitovi (Cetacea) sjevernog i srednjeg Jadrana te njihovo prijaönie i sadaönje stanje (Past and present status of cetaceans in the northern and central Adriatic Sea).  Proceedings, 5th Congress of Croatian Biologists, Pula, 3-7 October 1994:401-402.

Berubé M., Palsbøll P., Larsen F., Sears R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Aguilar A., Sigurjonsson J., Urban Ramirez J., Dendanto D.  1995.  Genetic structure of the North Atlantic fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus L.: analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA.  Abstracts, 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida, 14-18 Dec.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Barbaccia G., Azzellino A.  1995.  Birth at sea of a false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens.  Abstracts, 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida, 14-18 Dec.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1995. What future for manta rays? Shark News 5 (October 1995):1. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1996.  The Ligurian Sea fin whales and the possible development of whale-watching: a two-edged sword.  Actes 4ème Conférence Internationale pour la Protection des Mammifères Marins en Méditerranée Occidentale, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 15-18 Nov. 1995.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1997. Dalle prime ricerche alla Dichiarazione del Santuario: nascita di un’idea. pp. 19-30 in: G. Venturino, Rotary Club Milano Porta Vercellina, Monaco, Saint Tropez (ed.), Operazione Pelagos. Associazione Europea Rotary per l’Ambiente, Milano, 153 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1998. Dark clouds on Mediterranean elasmobranchs: the case of endemic skates. Shark News 12 (November 1998):7. [lookup pdf]

Lafortuna C.L., Jahoda M., Biassoni N., Azzellino A., Zanardelli M., Panigada S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Saibene F.  1998.  Locomotor behaviour and respiratory pattern in the Mediterranean fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) tracked in the summer feeding ground.  Abstracts, The World Marine Mammal Science Conference, Monaco, 20-24 Jan.

Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1999. Progress report on cetacean research in Italy, January 1998 to December 1998, with statistical data for calendar year 1997. Document presented to the 51st Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, Grenada, West Indies.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2000. Verbale di consulenza tecnica svolta per la Procura della Repubblica di Verona. [lookup pdf]

Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2000. Progress report on cetacean research in Italy, January 1999 to December 1999, with statistical data for calendar year 1998. Document presented to the 52nd Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, Adelaide (Australia).

Romero A., Agudo A.I., Green S.M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2001.  Cetaceans of Venezuela: their distribution and conservation status.  NOAA Technical Report NMFS 151, 61 pp. [lookup pdf]

Reeves R.R., Read A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2001.  Report of the workshop: Interactions between dolphins and fisheries in the Mediterranean: evaluation of mitigation alternatives.  Roma, 4-5 May. [lookup pdf]

Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2001. Progress report on cetacean research in Italy, January 2000 to December 2000, with statistical data for calendar year 1999. Document presented to the 53rd Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, London.

Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Fortuna C.M. 2002. Progress report on cetacean research in Italy, January 2001 to December 2001, with statistical data for calendar year 2001. Document presented to the 54th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, Shimonoseki.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Whales, dolphins, fishes, humans: have the oceans become too small? pp. 268-279 in: Whale Zone 02, ASMS Symposium, 6-7 July 2002, Rueschlikon, Switzerland. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara, G.  (Ed.).  2002.  Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Summary. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002.  Section 1, 5 p.  [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Introduction. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 2, 3 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Cetacean species occurring in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 3, 17 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Conservation problems: overview. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 4, 3 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G. 2002. Cetacean direct killing and living capture in the Mediterranean Sea. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 5, 4 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Aguilar A., Bearzi G., Birkun A. Jr., Frantzis A.  2002. Overview of known or presumed impacts on the different species of cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 17, 4 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Birkun A. Jr. 2002. Conservation needs and strategies. In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas: state of knowledge and conservation strategies. A report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 18, 21 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Mifsud C. 2002. Action plan for the conservation of cetaceans in Maltese waters. Report prepared for the Regional Activity Centre – Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA), Tunis, UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan. [lookup pdf]

Bearzi G., Mussi B., Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Short-beaked common dolphins around Ischia, Italy, and Kalamos, Greece: relic population units of primary conservation importance in the Mediterranean Sea. Abstracts, Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Liège, Belgium, 7-11 April 2002.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2003. The List of Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance: implementation and perspectives for development. Discussion paper prepared for the Regional Activity Centre – Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA), Tunis, UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2003. Samadai Dolphin House: considerations on a tourist impact mitigation plan. Report to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Nature Conservation Sector, Cairo. 13 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. Samadai Dolphin Sanctuary 2004 Provisional Management Plan. Interim report to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Nature Conservation Sector, Cairo. 7 p.

Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Reeves R.R., Cañadas A., Frantzis A. 2004. Conservation Plan for shortbeaked common dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea. ACCOBAMS, Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area. 90 pp. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G., Cañadas A., Frantzis A. 2004. High mortality of sperm whales in the north-western Mediterranean, 1971-2003. Paper SC/56/BC10 submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, Sorrento, 29 June – 10 July 2004. 3 pp. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2005. Scoping Meeting to support Mediterranean States to meet the 2012 WSSD target on networks of Mediterranean MPAs. Report of the Meeting, Livorno, 6-8 December 2004. IUCN – World Commission on Protected Areas. 13 pp. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Panigada S., Zanardelli M. 2006. Studio di settore e del connesso monitoraggio ante operam relativo ai flussi migratori dei cetacei attraverso lo Stretto di Messina. Rapporto finale. Commissionato da Stretto di Messina S.p.A. Istituto Tethys, Milano. 168 p.

Reeves R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The status and distribution of cetaceans in the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Malaga, Spain. 137 pp. [lookup pdf]

Birkun A., Jr., Cañadas A., Donovan G., Holcer D., Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Panigada S., Radu G., Van Klaveren M.-C. 2006. Conservation Plan for Black Sea Cetaceans. ACCOBAMS, Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area. 50 pp. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2006. Conserving cetaceans in a sea of uncertainties. Invited talk, 20th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Gdynia, Poland, 2-7 April 2006.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Addink M., Baldwin R.M., Rudolph P., Smeenk C. 2007. A review of cetaceans from the Red Sea. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, San Sebastian, Spain, 23-25 April 2007. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T., Abdulla A., Boero F., Douros W., Franzosini C., Greco S., Jeudy-de-Grissac A., Rais C., Serena F., Simard F., Tunesi L. 2007. Developing ecological MPA networks in the Mediterranean. p. 380 in: Day J., Senior J., Monk S., Neal W. (eds.). 2007. Conference Proceedings of the First International Marine Protected Areas Congress, 23-27 October 2005: IMPAC1, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. 665 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Costa M. 2007. Dolphin habitat conservation and sustainable use: a pilot experience in the Egyptian coastal Red Sea. Final Report to the Abu Salama Society, Hurghada, Egypt. 40 pp. [lookup pdf]

Abdulla A., Agardy T., Hyrenbach D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2007. Current challenges towards a network of representative marine protected areas in the Mediterranean: a need to prioritize the protection of underrepresented habitats. P. 11 in: A. Pérez-Ruzafa, E. Hoffmann, J. Boncoeur, J.A. García-Charton, C. Marcos, F. Salas, Sorensen, O. Vestergaard (Eds.), European Symposium on MPAs as a tool for fisheries management & ecosystem conservation: emerging science and interdisciplinary approaches. Murcia, 25-28 September 2007. Extended Abstracts Book. 374 p.

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2008. The name of the sperm whale. FINS, the Newsletter of ACCOBAMS 4(1):10-11. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T., Scovazzi T. 2009. Governance shift required for the world’s first high seas MPA, the Pelagos Sanctuary for Mediterranean Marine Mammals. Poster presented at the International Marine Conservation Congress, Washington, D.C. 19-24 May 2009. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2009. Red Sea spinner dolphin protection supported by controlled ecotourism. Poster presented at “Beyond the Obituaries: Success Stories in Ocean Conservation”, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20 May 2009. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Adamantopoulou S., Androukaki E., Dendrinos P., Karamanlidis A.A., Paravas V., Kotomatas S. 2009. National strategy and action plan for the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal in Greece, 2009 – 2015. MOm, Athens. 19 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Adamantopoulou S., Androukaki E., Dendrinos P., Karamanlidis A.A., Paravas V., Kotomatas S. 2009. National strategy and action plan for the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal in Greece, 2009 – 2015. Report on evaluating the past and structuring the future. Publication prepared as part of the LIFE-Nature Project: MOFI: Monk Seal and Fisheries: mitigating the conflict in Greek Seas. Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Mediterranean monk seal (MOm), Athens. 71 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2009. The Pelagos Sanctuary for the conservation of Mediterranean marine mammals: an iconic High Seas MPA in dire straits. 2nd International Conference on Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2009, 2-6 November 2009, OZEANEUM/DMM, Stralsund, Germany. 3 p. [lookup pdf]

Cozzi B., Giurisato M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Mazzariol S. 2009. Conservation of cetacean specimens: a tool to monitor the health of the Mediterranean Sea. Abstract, International Symposium, 3-5 Dec. 2009, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T. 2010. Overview of scientific findings and criteria relevant to identifying SPAMIs in the Mediterranean open seas, including the deep sea. UNEP-MAP. Ed. RAC/SPA, Tunis. 71 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G. 2010. National Strategy and Action Plan for the conservation of cetaceans in Greece, 2010-2015. Initiative for the Conservation of Cetaceans in Greece, Athens. 55 pp. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2010. Methods for the identification of EBSAs in the Adriatic Sea. 3rd International Workshop on Biodiversity in the Adriatic: Towards a representative network of MPAs in the Adriatic. Piran, 28–29 October 2010 17 p.  [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2010. Conservazione dei cetacei in Italia: inquadramento strategico e linee guida. Documento preparato per il Centro Interdipartimentale di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali (CIBRA) dell’Università di Pavia. 53 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2011. Guidelines for the establishment and management of marine protected areas for cetaceans. UNEP-MAP RAC/SPA, Ed. ACCOBAMS-RAC/SPA, Tunis. 36 p.  [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2011. MMPAs in the Mediterranean, and lessons from the Pelagos Sanctuary. MPA News 13(1):3-5. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2011. National Action Plan for the conservation of marine mammals in the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea – 2012-2016.   Contract RAC/SPA 2011. 54 p. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2011. Straniero nel mare delle mante. Natura (Edinat, Milano), 2011(3):71-75. [lookup pdf]

Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Frantzis A., Rendell L. 2012. Sperm whales in the Mediterranean: the difficult art of coexisting with humans in a crowded sea. Whalewatcher, Journal of the American Cetacean Society. Special Issue: Sperm whale, whale of extremes (H. Whitehead, special guest editor). 41(1):30-37.