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1. Gandolfi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1971.  The influence of recent experiences on the conquest of territory in Padogobius martensi (Teleostei, Gobiidae). Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rendiconti Scienze Fisiche Matematiche Naturali  51:405-410.

2. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1977.  A killer whale (Orcinus orca L.) attacks and sinks a sailing boat.  Natura (Milano)  68(3-4):218-220.

3. Cagnolaro L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1979.  Su di uno scheletro di Balaenoptera edeni Anderson 1878, spiaggiato sulle coste caraibiche del Venezuela (Cetacea, Balaenopteridae).  Natura (Milano)  70(4):265-274.

4. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Watkins W.A.  1979.  A remora, Remilegia australis, attached to an Atlantic spinner dolphin, Stenella longirostris.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science  79(3):119-121.

5. Wolfson F.H., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1981.  The whale shark, Rhiniodon typus Smith 1828: an annotated bibliography (Selachii, Rhiniodontidae).  Atti Società Italiana di Scienze naturali, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano  122(3-4):171-203.

6. Cagnolaro L., Di Natale A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1983.  Guide per il riconoscimento delle specie animali delle acque lagunari e costiere italiane. AQ/1/224. No. 9. Cetacei. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy  186 pp.

7. Watkins W.A., Moore K.E., Sigurjonsson J., Wartzok D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1984.  Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) tracked by radio in the Irminger Sea.  Rit Fiskideildar  8(1):1-14.

8. Schweitzer J., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1986.  The rete mirabile cranica in the genus Mobula: a comparative study.  Journal of Morphology  188:167-178.

9. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Cagnolaro L.  1986. Richiesta di collaborazione dei musei italiani per lo studio dei cetacei.  Museologia scientifica  3(3-4):287-288.

10. Watkins W.A., Tyack P., Moore K.E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  Steno bredanensis in the Mediterranean Sea.  Marine Mammal Science  3(1):78-82.

11. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  Eco-ethological aspects of the genus Mobula (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae) in the Gulf of California (Mexico).  Italian Journal of Zoology (N.S.)  21:196.

12. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  A revisionary study of the genus Mobula Rafinesque, 1810 (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae), with the description of a new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London  91:1-91.

13. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  Killer whale, Orcinus orca, in the Mediterranean Sea.  Marine Mammal Science  3(4):356-360.

14. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Cagnolaro L.  1987.  I nomi italiani dei cetacei.  Bollettino di Zoologia  4:359-365.

15. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1987.  Myliobatiform rays fished in the southern Gulf of California (Baja California Sur, Mexico) (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes).  Memorias V Symposio Biologia Marina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur:109-115.

16. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1988.  Natural history of the rays of the genus Mobula in the Gulf of California.  Fishery Bulletin  86(1):45-66.

17. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Serena F.  1988.  Term embryo of Mobula mobular (Bonnaterre, 1788) from the northern Tyrrhenian Sea (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae). Atti Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milano  129(4):396-400.

18. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Hillyer E.V.  1989. Mobulid rays off Eastern Venezuela.  Copeia  1989(3):607-614.

19. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1990.  A note on the cetacean incidental catch in the Italian driftnet swordfish fishery, 1986-1988.  Reports of the International Whaling Commission  40:459-460.

20. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Airoldi S., Bearzi G., Borsani J.F., Cavalloni B., Cussino E., Jahoda M., Venturino M.C., Zanardelli M.  1990.  Distribution and relative abundance of cetaceans in the Central Mediterranean Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  4:41-43.

21. Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Pavan G.  1990.  Underwater acoustic signals of the striped dolphin, Stenella coerule­oalba. European Research on Cetaceans  4:69.

22. Focardi S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Venturino M.C., Zanardelli M., Marsili L.  1991.  Subcutaneous organochlorine levels in finback whales (Balaenoptera physalus) from the Ligurian Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  5:93-96.

23. Borsani J.F, Pavan G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  A cetacean sound library catalogue of the Mediterranean Sea.  Bioacoustics  4(1):60-61.

24. Fossi M.C., Marsili L., Leonzio C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M.  1992.  The use of non-destructive biomarker in Mediterranean cetaceans: preliminary data on MFO activity in skin biopsy.  Marine Pollution Bulletin  24(9):459-461.

25. Cagnolaro L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  Research activities and conservation status of cetaceans in Italy.  Bollettino del Museo dell’Istituto di Biologia, Genova  56-57:53-85.

26. Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bonomi L.  1992.  Bottlenose dolphins off Croatia: a socio-ecological study.  European Research on Cetace­ans  6:130-133.

27. Borsani J.F., Pavan G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  An acoustic study of sperm whales (Physeter catodon) and other cetaceans in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea and the western Ionian Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:171-173.

28. Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Jahoda M.  1992.  Photo-identification and behavioural observations of fin whales summering in the Ligurian Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:86-89.

29. Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Acquarone M.  1992.  Cetacean sighting reports by amateurs: a two-sided coin.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:79-82.

30. Acquarone M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  Pigmentation patterns of striped dolphins in the Central Mediterranean Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:203-205.

31. Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  Preliminary observations of bottlenose dolphins near the Island of Tavolara, Sardinia.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:127-129.

32. Borsani J.F., Pavan G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  Cetacean Sound Archive: collection of sound recordings of cetaceans from the Medi­terranean Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:168-170.

33. Focardi S., Marsili L., Leonzio C., Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1992.  Organochlorines and trace elements in subcutaneous blubber of Bal­aenoptera physalus and Stenella coeruleoalba.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:230-233.

34. Politi E., Bearzi M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Cussino E., Gnone G.  1992.  Distribution and frequency of cetaceans in the waters adjacent to the Greek Ionian Islands.  European Research on Cetaceans  6:75-78.

35. Notarbartolo G., Ausenda F., Orsi Relini L., Relini G.  1992.  Una proposta di gestione dell’ambiente pelagico: la Riserva della Biosfera nel Bacino corso-ligure provenzale.  Atti XXII Congresso della Società Italiana di Biologia Marina, Cagliari, Santa Margherita di Pula, 20-24 May 1991. Oebalia, Supplemento 17:517-521.

36. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1993.  I cetacei del Mediterraneo. pp. 39-52 in: XIX Seminario sulla Evoluzione Biologica e i grandi problemi della Biologia: faune attuali e faune fossili, Roma, 26-28 febbraio 1992. Contributi del Centro Linceo Interdisciplinare "Beniamino Segre", Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Roma.

37. Watkins W.A., Daher M.A., Fristrup K.M., Howald T.J., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1993.  Sperm whales tagged with transponders and tracked underwater by sonar.  Marine Mammal Science  9(1):55-67.

38. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Venturino M.C., Zanardelli M., Bearzi G., Borsani J.F., Cavalloni B.  1993.  Cetaceans in the central Mediterranean Sea: distribution and sighting frequencies.  Italian Journal of Zoology  60:131-138.

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

40. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Forcada J., Acquarone M., Fabbri F.  1993.  Population estimates of fin whales and striped dolphins summering in the Corso-Ligurian Basin.  European Research on Cetaceans  7:135-138.

41. Jahoda M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1993.  Respiration patterns of fin whales summering in the Ligurian Sea.  European Research on Cetaceans  7:237-240.

42. Lafortuna C.L., Jahoda M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Saibene F.  1993.  Respiratory pattern in free-ranging striped dolphins.  European Research on Cetaceans  7:241-246.

43. Fossi M.C., Marsili L., Leonzio C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Focardi S.  1993.  Skin biopsies in cetaceans: a non-destructive method for biomarker studies.  European Research on Cetaceans  7:279-282.

44. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G.  1993.  Cetaceans in the Northern Adriatic Sea: past, present and future.  Periodicum Biologorum, Zagreb  95(4):517.

45. Di Natale A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1994.  A review of the passive fishing nets and trap fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea and of the cetacean bycatch.  pp. 189-202 in: W.F. Perrin, G.P. Donovan and J. Barlow (eds.), Gillnets and cetaceans.  Reports of the International Whaling Commis­sion Special Issue 15  69 p.

46. Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1994. The Mediterranean Sanctuary for the protection of cetaceans: a difficult transition from paper to reality. European Research on Cetaceans 8:18-21.

47. Watkins W.A., Daher M.A., Fristrup K., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1994.  Fishing and acoustic behavior of Fraser's dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) near Dominica, southeast Caribbean.  Caribbean Journal of Science  30(1-2):76-82.

48. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1994.  La cetofauna del bacino corso-liguro-provenzale: rassegna delle attuali conoscenze.  Biologia Marina Mediterranea  1(1):95-98.

49. Forcada J., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Fabbri F.  1995.  Abundance of fin whales and striped dolphins summering in the Corso-Ligurian Basin.  Mammalia  59(1):127-140.

50. McEachran J.D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1995.  Peces Batoideos.  Pp. 745-792 in: W. Fischer, F. Krupp, F. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter, and V.H. Niem (Eds.), Guia FAO para la identificaciòn de especies para los fines de la pesca. Pacifico centro-oriental. Vol. 2. Vertebrados. Parte 1.  FAO, Roma.

51. Politi E., Airoldi S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1995.  A preliminary study of the ecology of cetaceans in the waters adjacent to the Greek Ionian islands.  European Research on Cetaceans  8:111-115.

52. Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1995.  A comparison of the present occurrence of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, and common dolphins, Delphinus delphis, in the Kvarnerić (Northern Adriatic Sea). Annales (Annals for Istrian and Mediterranean Studies)  7:61-68.

53. Marsili L., Fossi M.C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Focardi S.  1996. Organochlorine levels and mixed-function oxidase activity in skin biopsy specimens from Mediterranean cetaceans.  Fresenius Environmental Bulletin  5:723-728.

54. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Berubé M., Zanardelli M., Panigada S.  1996.  The role of the Mediterranean in fin whale ecology: insight through genetics.  European Research on Cetaceans  9:218-219.

55. Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1996.  Distribution of cetaceans off northwestern Sardinia.  European Research on Cetaceans  9:104-107.

56. Bearzi G., Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1996.  Photoidentification-based tracking of resident individual bottlenose dolphins in the Kvarneric (Northern Adriatic Sea).  European Research on Cetaceans  9:132-138.

57. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1997.  Problemi di conservazione degli elasmobranchi in Italia.  Quaderni della Civica Stazione Idrobiologica di Milano  22:11-15.

58. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Barbaccia G., Azzellino A.  1997.  Birth at sea of a false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens. Marine Mammal Science  13(3):508-511.

59. Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Politi E.  1997.  Social ecology of bottlenose dolphins in the Kvarneric’ (northern Adriatic Sea).  Marine Mammal Science  13(4):650-668.

60. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Gordon J.  1997.  Bioacoustics: a tool for the conservation of cetaceans in the Mediterranean Sea.  Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology  30:125-146.

61. Borsani J.F., Pavan G., Gordon J.C.D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1997.  Regional vocalisations of the sperm whale: Mediterranean codas.  European Research on Cetaceans  10:78-81.

62. Jahoda M., Airoldi S., Biassoni N., Borsani J.F., Cianfanelli L., Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Panigada S., Zanardelli M.  1997.  Behavioural reactions to biopsy-darting on Mediterranean fin whales.  European Research on Cetaceans 10:43-47.

63. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Jahoda M., Biassoni N., Lafortuna C.  1997.  Reactions of fin whales to approaching vessels assessed by means of a laser range finder.  European Research on Cetaceans  10:38-42.

64. Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Mazzanti C.  1997. Cetaceans found in the waters surrounding Lanzarote, Canary Islands.  European Research on Cetaceans  10:107-112.

65. Nascetti D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1997.  A fin and sperm whale sighting programme undertaken by the Italian Navy in the Central Mediterranean Sea. European Research on Cetaceans  10:150-153.

66. Bearzi G., Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1997.  Bottlenose dolphins following bottom trawlers in the Kvarnerić (Northern Adriatic Sea). European Research on Cetaceans  11:202-204.

67. Berubé M., Aguilar A., Dendanto D., Larsen F., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Sears R., Sigurjònsson J., Urban-Ramirez J., Palsbøll P.J.  1998.  Population genetic structure of North Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and Sea of Cortez fin whales, Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758): analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear loci. Molecular Ecology  7(5):585-599.

68. Marsili L., Fossi M.C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Nani B., Panigada S., Focardi S.  1998.  Relationship between organochlorine contaminants and mixed-function oxidase activity in skin biopsy specimens of Mediterranean fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus).  Chemosphere  37(8):1501-1510.

69. Bearzi G., Fortuna C.M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1998.  Unusual sighting of a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the Kvarnerić, Northern Adriatic Sea.  Natura Croatica  7(3):169-278.

70. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Politi E., Bayed A., Beaubrun P.C., Knowlton A.  1998.  A winter cetacean survey off Southern Morocco, with a special emphasis on suitable habitats for wintering right whales.  Reports of the International Whaling Commission  48:547-550.

71. Bearzi G., Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1999. Diurnal behavior of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins in the Kvarneric (northern Adriatic Sea). Marine Mammal Science  15(4):1065-1097.

72. Lauriano G., Tunesi L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Salvati E., Cardinali A. 1999. The role of cetaceans in the zoning proposal of marine protected areas: the case of the Asinara island MPA. European Research on Cetaceans 13: 114-117.

73. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Clark C.W., Zanardelli M., Panigada S. 1999. Migration patterns of fin whales ( Balaenoptera physalus): shaky old paradigms and local anomalies. European Research on Cetaceans 12:118.

74. Zanardelli M., Panigada S., Airoldi S., Borsani J.F., Jahoda M., Lauriano G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1999. Site fidelity, seasonal residence and sex ratio of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the Ligurian Sea feeding ground. European Research on Cetaceans 12:124.

75. Biassoni N., Jahoda M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Lafortuna C. 1998. Fin whale reactions to research vessels, assessed by the use of laser range-finding binoculars and respiration monitoring. European Research on Cetaceans 12:126-130.

76. Lafortuna C.L., Jahoda M., Biassoni N., Almirante C., Azzellino A., Zanardelli M., Panigada S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Saibene F. 1998. Locomotor behaviour and respiratory patterns in Mediterranean fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) tracked in their summer feeding ground. European Research on Cetaceans 12:156-160.

77. Fortuna C.M., Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1999. Analysis of respiration patterns of bottlenose dolphins observed in the Kvarneric (northern Adriatic Sea, Croatia). European Research on Cetaceans 12:151-155.

78. Bearzi G., Politi E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 1999. Apparent lack of seasonal patterns in the behaviour of bottlenose dolphins in the Kvarneric (north Adriatic Sea). European Research on Cetaceans 12:202.

79. Bérubé M., A.Aguilar A., D.Dendanto D., F.Larsen F., G.Notarbartolo di Sciara G., R.Sears R., J.Sigurjonsson J., P.J.Urban-Ramirez P.J., Palsbøll P.J. 1999. Genetic analysis of the North Atlantic fin whale: insights into migration patterns. European Research on Cetaceans 12:318.

80. Palsbøll P.J., Berubé M., Clapham P.J., Dietz D., Feddersen T.P., Heiberg A.C., Heide-Jørgensen M.P., Jørgensen H., Larsen A.H., Larsen F., Lien J., Mattila D.K., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  1999.  Post-glacial origin and expansion of Arctic and temperate cetacean populations in the North-Atlantic. European Research on Cetaceans  12:320.

81. Fossi M.C., Marsili L., Casini S., Savelli C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Lorenzani J., Castello H., Junin M., Focardi S. 1999. Skin biopsy as a non-destructive tool for the toxicological assessment of marine mammal populations. European Research on Cetaceans 12:362-367.

82. Gordon J.C.D., Matthews J.N., Panigada S., Gannier A., Borsani J.F., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2000.  Distribution and relative abundance of striped dolphins, and distribution of sperm whales in the Ligurian Sea cetacean sanctuary: results from a collaboration using acoustic monitoring techniques.  Journal of Cetacean Research & Management  2(1):27-36.

83. Brownell R.L., Jr., Tillman M.F., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Berggren P., Read A.J.  2000.  Further scrutiny of scientific whaling.  Science  290:1696.

84. Borsani J.F., Clark C.W., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2000. Sound production by fin whales in the Corsican-Ligurian Basin, Mediterranean Sea. European Research on Cetaceans  14:75.

85. Airoldi S., Azzellino A., Fadda V., Gaspari S., Nani B., Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Mariani M.  2000.  Social ecology of Risso’s dolphins in the Ligurian Sea: preliminary results.  European Research on Cetaceans  14:213-217.

86. Bearzi G., Politi E., Fortuna C.M., Mel L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2000.  An overview of cetacean sighting data from the northern Adriatic Sea: 1987-1999.  European Research on Cetaceans  14:356-361.

87. Serena F., Vacchi M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2000.  Geographical distribution and biological information on the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, in the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas.  Proceedings of the 3rd European Elasmobranch Association Meeting, Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1999.  Paris : Societè Française d’Ichtyologie & IRD  2000:47-56.

88. Fossi M.C., Casini S., Marsili L., Ausili A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2001.  Are the Mediterranean top predators exposed to toxicological risks due to endocrine disrupters?  Annals of the New York Academy of Science  948:67-74.

89. Fossi M.C., Casini S., Ancora S., Moscatelli A., Ausili A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2001.  Do endocrine disrupting chemicals threaten Mediterranean swordfish?  Preliminary results of vitellogenin and zona radiata proteins in Xiphias gladius.  Marine Environmental Research  52:477-483.

90. Clark C.W., Borsani J.F., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2002.  Vocal activity of fin whales, Balaenoptera physalus, in the Ligurian Sea.  Marine Mammal Science  18(1):286-295.

91. Fossi M.C., Casini S., Marsili L., Ancora S., Mori G., Neri G., Ausili A., Romeo T., Moscatelli A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2002. Biomarkers of exposure and effects for assessing toxicological risk of endocrine disrupters in top predators of the Mediterranean Sea. P.S.Z.N.; Marine Ecology, Supplement 1:184-189.

92. Fossi M.C., Borsani J.F., Di Mento R., Marsili L., Casini S., Neri G., Mori G., Ancora S., Leonzio C., Minutoli R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2002.  Multi-trial biomarker approach in Meganyctiphanes norvegica: a potential early indicator of health status of the Mediterranean “whale sanctuary”.  Marine Environmental Research  54:1-7.

93. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2002.  Monk seal apocalypse.  Guest editorial.  The Monachus Guardian  5(2):1.

94. Fossi M.C., Casini S., Marsili L., Neri G., Mori G., Ancora S., Moscatelli A., Ausili A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2002.  Biomarker for endocrine disruptors in three species of Mediterranean large pelagic fish.  Marine Environmental Research 54:667-671.

95. Jahoda M., Lafortuna C.L., Biassoni N., Almirante C., Azzellino A., Panigada S., Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2003.  Mediterranean fin whale’s (Balaenoptera physalus) response to small vessels and biopsy sampling assessed through passive tracking and timing of respiration. Marine Mammal Science  19(1):96-110.

96. Clapham P.J., Berggren P.  Childerhouse S., Friday N.A., Kasuya T., Kell L., Kock K.-H., Manzanilla-Naim S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Perrin W.F., Read A.J., Reeves R.R., Rogan E., Rojas-Bracho L., Smith T.D., Stachowitsch M., Taylor B.L., Wade P.R., Brownell R.L., Jr.   2003.  Whaling as science.  Bioscience  53(3):210-212.

97. Orians G., Briand F., Diamond J., Colborn T., Gomez E., Guillemin R., Klug A., Konishi M., Lubchenco J., Mee L., Norse E., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Payne R., Safina C., Suzuki D., Wilson E.O., Woodwell G.  2003.  “Scientists versus Whaling”: whose errors of judgment?  Bioscience  53(3):200-203.

98. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Panigada S., Jahoda M., Airoldi S.  2003.  Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus (L., 1758), in the Mediterranean Sea.  Mammal Review  33(2):105-150.

99. Reeves R.R., Smith B.D., Crespo E.A. Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2003.  Dolphins, whales and porpoises: 2002 ­ 2010 Conservation Action Plan for the World’s Cetaceans. IUCN/SSC Cetacean Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ix + 139pp.

100. Bearzi G., Reeves R.R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Politi E., Cañadas A., Frantzis A., Mussi B.  2003.  Ecology, status and conservation of short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in the Mediterranean Sea.  Mammal Review  33(34):224-252.

101. Lauriano G., Mackelworth P., Fortuna C.M., Moltedo G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2003. Densità e abbondanza del tursiope (Tursiops truncatus) nel parco nazionale dell'Asinara, Sardegna. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(2):717-720.

102. Lauriano G., Fortuna C.M., Moltedo G., Mackelworth P., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2003. Presenza e distribuzione dei cetacei nelle aree limitrofe al parco nazionale dell'Asinara (Sardegna nord-occidentale). Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(2):848-852.

103. Fossi M.C., Marsili L., Notarbartolo di Sciara G.  2003.  The role of skin biopsy in the detection of exposure of endocrine disrupting chemicals in Mediterranean cetaceans.  Journal of Cetacean Research & Management  5(1):55-60.

104. Palsbøll P.J., Bérubé M., Aguilar A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Nielsen R. 2004. Discerning between recurrent gene flow and recent divergence under a finite-site mutation model applied to North Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) populations. Evolution 58(3):670-675.

105. Mo G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G., Cozzi B. 2004. Conservation policies from a regional to a national approach: the formulation of the Italian action plan for the conservation of cetaceans. European Research on Cetaceans 15:177.

106. Panigada S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli M., Airoldi S., Borsani J.F., Jahoda M., Pesante G., Revelli E. 2004. Distribution and occurrence of fin whales in the Ligurian Sea between 1990-99. European Research on Cetaceans 15:194.

107. Roussel E., Beaubrun P., David L., Di Méglio N., Airoldi S., Panigada S., Zanardelli M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. An application of the Poseidon Programme: preliminary comparison of fin whale and human activities summer distributions in the north-western Mediterranean. European Research on Cetaceans 15:201-203.

108. Lauriano G., Di Muccio S., Cardinali A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. Interactions between bottlenose dolphins and small scale fisheries in the Asinara Island National Park (north-western Sardinia). European Research on Cetaceans 15:295-301.

109. Fossi M.C., Marsili L., Neri G., Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. Are Mediterranean cetaceans exposed to the toxicological risk of endocrine disruption? European Research on Cetaceans 15:338.

110. Jahoda M., Azzellino A., Lafortuna C., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Almirante C., Borsani J.F., D'Amico A., Panigada S., Zanardelli M., Bearzi G. 2004. Passive tracking and timing of respiration as a methodology to determine reactions of Mediterranean fin whales in response to different sources of possible disturbance. European Research on Cetaceans 15:355-357.

111. Bearzi G., Holcer D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. The role of historical dolphin takes and habitat degradation in shaping the present status of northern Adriatic cetaceans. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14:363-379.

112. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Briand F. 2004. Executive summary. In: F. Briand (Ed.), Investigating the roles of cetaceans in marine ecosystems. Venice, 28-31 January 2004. CIESM Workshop Monographs n° 25.

113. Lauriano G., Fortuna C.M., Moltedo G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2004. Interactions between common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and the artisanal fishery in Asinara Island National Park (Sardinia): assessment of catch damage and economic loss. Journal of Cetacean Research and management 6(2):165–173.

114. Greco S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Tunesi L. 2004. 'Sistema Afrodite': an integrated programme for the inventorying and monitoring of the core zones of the Italian marine protected areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14:S119-S122.

115. Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2005. Le aree protette come strumento di tutela dell'ambiente marino. Pp. 201-220 in: G. Piva (ed.). I Parchi nel Terzo Millennio: ragioni e necessità delle aree naturali protette. Alberto Perdisa Editore, Bologna, 233 pp.

116. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bearzi G. 2005. Research on cetaceans in Italy. In B. Cozzi, ed. Marine mammals of the Mediterranean Sea: natural history, biology, anatomy, pathology, parasitology. Massimo Valdina Editore - The Coffee House Art & Adv, Milano .

117. Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Bonizzoni S. 2005. Scientific literature on Mediterranean cetaceans: the Italian contribution. In B. Cozzi, ed. Marine mammals of the Mediterranean Sea: natural history, biology, anatomy, pathology, parasitology. Massimo Valdina Editore - The Coffee House Art & Adv, Milano.

118. Panigada S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli Panigada M., Airoldi S., Borsani J.F., Jahoda M. 2005. Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) summering in the Ligurian Sea: distribution, encounter rate, mean group size and relation to physiographic variables. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 7(2):137-145.

119. Panigada S., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Zanardelli Panigada M. 2006. Fin whales summering in the Pelagos Sanctuary (Mediterranean Sea): overview of studies on habitat use and diving behaviour. Chemistry and Ecology 22(Supplement 1):S255-S263.

120. Holcer D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Fortuna C.M., Lazar B., Onofri V. 2006. Occurrence of Cuvier’s beaked whales in the southern Adriatic Sea: evidence of an important Mediterranean habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 87:359-372.

121. Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2006. I cetacei. Pp. 217-230 in: M. Fraissinet and F. Pedretti (eds.), Salvati dall'arca. Alberto Perdisa Editore. 663 pp.

122. Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Serena, F. & Mancusi, C. 2006. Mobula mobular. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2.

123. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Hyrenbach D., Agardy T. 2007. The Pelagos Sanctuary for Mediterranean marine mammals: case study. Also available at http://ncep.amnh.org/

124. Wright A.J., Aguilar Soto N., Baldwin A.L., Bateson M., Beale C.M., Clark C., Deak T., Edwards E.F., Fernández A., Godinho A., Hatch L., Kakuschke A., Lusseau D., Martineau D., Romero L.M., Weilgart L., Wintle B., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Martin V. 2007. Anthropogenic noise as a stressor in animals: a multidisciplinary perspective. International Journal of Comparative Psychology 20(2-3):250-273.

125. Wright A.J., Aguilar Soto N., Baldwin A.L., Bateson M., Beale C.M., Clark C., Deak T., Edwards E.F., Fernández A., Godinho A., Hatch L., Kakuschke A., Lusseau D., Martineau D., Romero L.M., Weilgart L., Wintle B., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Martin V. 2007. Do marine mammals experience stress related to anthropogenic noise? International Journal of Comparative Psychology 20(2-3):274-316.

126. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T., Hyrenbach D., Scovazzi T., Van Klaveren P. 2008. The Pelagos sanctuary for Mediterranean marine mammals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18:367-391. doi: 10.1002/aqc.855.

127. Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2008. Marine protected areas for cetaceans: basic concepts on selection, creation and management. Pp. 7-13 in: P.G.H. Evans (ed.), Selection criteria for marine protected areas for cetaceans. Proceedings of the ECS - ASCOBANS - ACCOBAMS Workshop held at the European Cetacean Society’s 21st Annual Conference, The Aquarium, San Sebastian, Spain, 22nd April 2007. ECS Publication Series n. 48. 104 p.

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129. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Evans P.G.H. 2008. Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus. Pp. 669-672 in: S. Harris and D.W. Yalden (eds.), Mammals of the British Isles: Handbook, 4th edition. The Mammal Society, 3 The Carronades, New Road, Southampton SO14 0AA, Great Britain. 799 p.

130. Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Hanafy M.H., Fouda M.M., Afifi A., Costa M. 2008. Spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) resting habitat in Samadai Reef (Egypt, Red Sea) protected through tourism management. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(1):211-216. doi:10.1017/S0025315408002221

131. Abdulla A., Gomei M., Hyrenbach D., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T. 2008. Challenges facing a network of representative marine protected areas in the Mediterranean: prioritizing the protection of underrepresented habitats. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsn164

132. Auster P.J., Fujita R., Kellert S.R., Avise J., Campagna C., Cuker B., Dayton P., Heneman B., Kenchington R., Stone G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Glynn P. 2009. Developing an ocean ethic: science, utility, aesthetics, self-interest and different ways of knowing. Conservation Biology 23(1):233-235. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.01057.x

133. Lauriano G., Panigada S., Canneri R., Manca Zeichen M., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. In press. Abundance estimate of striped dolphins ( Stenella coeruleoalba) in the Pelagos Sanctuary (NW Mediterranean Sea) by means of line transect survey. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management.

134. Dolman S.J., Evans P.G.H., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Frisch H. 2010. Active sonar, beaked whales & European regional policy. Marine Pollution Bulletin. http://dx.doi.org.pros.lib.unimi.it/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.03.034

135. Notarbartolo di Sciara G. 2010. The word's two remaining monk seal species: how many different ways are there of being Critically Endangered? The Monachus Guardian 13(1):39-41.