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Sergio Rossi


Sergio Rossi

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona  (Spain)



Research interests

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Senior scientific researcher, specialized in marine natural resources and biological oceanography, his main subjects are health status bioindicators of benthic coastal populations, energy fluxes in the bentho-pelagic coupling processes, aquaculture and transplantation of suspension feeder benthic organisms and the management and conservation of wild marine fauna. Sergio Rossi has more than 90 SCI publications, has participated in 53 national and international congresses and in 35 scientific and applied projects. Is and active collaborator with different journals and magazines (Público, El País, Geo, Quercus, etc.) with more than 130 scientific outreach publications. Is also author of scientific novels (MEDUSA, 2007 y Cementerio de Icebergs, 2010, Plaza & Janés), critical scientific essays (El Planeta Azul, un universo en extinción; 2011, Debate; UN VIAJE A LA ANTÁRTIDA Un científico en el continente olvidado; 2013, Tusquets) and kid's books(El equipo Krakatek: Los vagabundos del hielo (Febrero 2011), El pez de Oro (Mayo 2011), Ediciones B).

Publications

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Reproductive cycle and trophic ecology in deep versus shallow populations of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cap de Creus, northw... | article
Gori A, Viladrich N, Gili JM, Kotta M, Cucio C, Magni L, Bramanti L, Rossi S (2012)
Coral Reefs 31:823-837


Low connectivity and declining genetic variability along a depth gradient in Corallium rubrum populations | article
Costantini F, Rossi S, Pintus E, Cerrano C, Gili J-M, Abbiati M (2011)
Coral Reefs 30:991-1003


Characterization of the zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate morphotypes of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis | article
Gori A, Bramanti L, López-González P, Thoma JN, Gili J-M, Grinyó J, Uceira V, Rossi S (2012)
Mar Biol 159:1485-1496


Effects of spatial variability and colony size on the reproductive output and gonadal development cycle of the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium r... | article
Tsounis G, Rossi S, Aranguren M, Gili J-M, Arntz W (2006)
Mar Biol 148:513-527


Diet and seasonal prey capture rates in the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium rubrum L.) | article
Tsounis G, Rossi S, Laudien J, Bramanti L, Fernández N, Gili J-M, Arntz W (2006)
Mar Biol 149:313-325


Temporal and spatial variation in protein, carbohydrate, and lipid levels in Corallium rubrum (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) | article
Rossi S, Tsounis G (2007)
Mar Biol 152:429-439


Survey of deep-dwelling red coral (Corallium rubrum) populations at Cap de Creus (NW Mediterranean) | article
Rossi S, Tsounis G, Orejas C, Padrón T, Gili J-M, Bramanti L, Teixidó N, Gutt J (2008)
Mar Biol 154:533-545


Spatial distribution patterns of the gorgonians Eunicella singularis, Paramuricea clavata, and Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Cape of Creus, Northwestern ... | article
Gori A, Rossi S, Berganzo E, Pretus JL, Dale MRT, Gili J-M (2011)
Mar Biol 158:143-158


Size and spatial structure in deep versus shallow populations of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cap de Creus, northwestern Medit... | article
Gori A, Rossi S, Linares C, Berganzo E, Orejas C, Dale MRT, Gili J-M (2011)
Mar Biol 158:1721-1732


Spatial distribution patterns of the soft corals Alcyonium acaule and Alcyonium palmatum in coastal bottoms (Cap de Creus, northwestern Mediterrane... | article
Ambroso S, Gori A, Dominguez-Carrió C, Gili JM, Berganzo E, Teixidó N, Greenacre M, Rossi S (2013)
Mar Biol 160:3059-3070


Limited genetic connectivity between gorgonian morphotypes along a depth gradient | article
Costantini F, Gori A, Lopez-González P, Bramanti L, Rossi S, Gili JM, Abbiati M (2016)
PLoS ONE 11:e0160678



Size, spatial, and bathymetrical distribution of the ascidian Halocynthia papillosa in Mediterranean coastal bottoms: benthic–pelagic coupling impl... | article
Coppari M, Gori A, Rossi S (2014)
Mar Biol 161:2079-2095


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