Tommaso Russo

Associate professor of Ecology

Department of Biology
Laboratory of Experimental ecology and Aquaculture
Tel. 06-7259-5854

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Latest publications

  • 2020  – Strategies and trends of bottom trawl fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea – Marine Policy10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104016
  • 2020 – smartR: An r package for spatial modelling of fisheries and scenario simulation of management strategies – Methods in Ecology and Evolution10.1111/2041-210X.13394
  • 2020 – Structure and environmental drivers of phytoplanktonic resting stage assemblages in the central Mediterranean Sea – Marine Ecology Progress Series10.3354/meps13244
  • 2019 – Effect of temporal and spatial resolution on identification of fishing activities in small-scale fisheries using pots and traps – ICES Journal of Marine Science10.1093/icesjms/fsz073
  • 2019 – Rummaging through the bin: Modelling marine litter distribution using Artificial Neural Networks – Marine Pollution Bulletin10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.110580
  • 2019 – Organic matter contents and degradation in a highly trawled area during fresh particle inputs (Gulf of Castellammare, southwestern Mediterranean) – Biogeosciences10.5194/bg-16-4307-2019
  • 2019 – Predicting Fishing Footprint of Trawlers From Environmental and Fleet Data: An Application of Artificial Neural Networks – Frontiers in Marine Science10.3389/fmars.2019.00670
  • 2019 – Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Measures of Trawl Fisheries in the Central Mediterranean Sea: Application of a Multi-Species Bio-economic Modeling Approach – Frontiers in Marine Science10.3389/fmars.2019.00542
  • 2019 – Trends in effort and yield of trawl fisheries: A case study from the Mediterranean Sea – Frontiers in Marine Science10.3389/fmars.2019.00153
  • 2018 – Interactions between commercial fishing vessels and a pelagic seabird in the southern Mediterranean Sea – BMC Ecology10.1186/s12898-018-0212-x
  • 2018 – Effects of trawling activity on the bamboo-coral Isidella elongata and the sea pen Funiculina quadrangularis along the Gioia Canyon (Western Mediterranean, southern Tyrrhenian Sea) – Progress in Oceanography10.1016/j.pocean.2018.02.019
  • 2018 – Small pelagic purse seines in the Adriatic Sea: A spatial analysis and technical overview in relation to Mediterranean Regulation provisions – Marine Policy – 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.09.031
  • 2018 – A model combining landings and VMS data to estimate landings by fishing ground and harbor – Fisheries Research10.1016/j.fishres.2017.11.002
  • 2017 – A shape distance based on the Fisher–Rao metric and its application for shapes clustering – Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications10.1016/j.physa.2017.06.014
  • 2017  – Species distribution models of two critically endangered deep-sea octocorals reveal fishing impacts on vulnerable marine ecosystems in central Mediterranean Sea – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-017-08386-z
  • 2017  – Anthropogenic impact in the Santa Maria di Leuca cold-water coral province (Mediterranean Sea): Observations and conservation straits – Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.02.012
  • 2017  – A holistic approach to fishery management: Evidence and insights from a central mediterranean case study (Western Ionian Sea) – Frontiers in Marine Science10.3389/fmars.2017.00193
  • 2017  – The footprint of bottom trawling in European waters: Distribution, intensity, and seabed integrity – ICES Journal of Marine Science10.1093/icesjms/fsw194
  • 2016 – Modeling the spatial distribution of the striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) and common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in the Gulf of Taranto (Northern Ionian Sea, Central-eastern Mediterranean Sea)  – Ecological Indicators10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.05.035
  • 2016 – Assessing the fishing footprint using data integrated from different tracking devices: Issues and opportunities –  Ecological Indicators – 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.04.043
  • 2016  – Modeling landings profiles of fishing vessels: An application of Self-Organizing Maps to VMS and logbook data  – Fisheries Research  – 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.005
  • 2016  – An interaction index to predict turtle bycatch in a Mediterranean bottom trawl fishery  – Ecological Indicators – 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.07.007