Scientific Publications


Scientific Publications

 

2018

New insights into the ecology and corallivory of Culcitasp. (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in the Republic of Maldives
E Montalbetti, L Saponari, S Montano, D Maggioni, I Dehnert, P Galli, D Seveso
Hydrobiologia, pp 1-13

Microplastic and charred microplastic in the Faafu Atoll, Maldives
F Saliu, S Montano, MG Garavaglia, M Lasagni, D Seveso, P Galli
Marine Pollution Bulletin 136, 464-471

Diel modulation of Hsp70 and Hsp60 in corals living in a shallow reef
D Seveso, S Montano, D Maggioni, F Pedretti, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Coral Reefs 37 (3), 801-806

Monitoring and assessing a 2-year outbreak of the corallivorous seastar Acanthaster planci in Ari Atoll, Republic of Maldives
L Saponari, E Montalbetti, P Galli, G Strona, D Seveso, I Dehnert, …
Environmental monitoring and assessment 190 (6), 344

First record of Phycocaris simulans (Decapoda; Hippolytidae) from the Republic of Maldives
L Saponari, P Galli, S Montano
Galaxea, Journal of Coral Reef Studies 20 (1), 11-12

Shrimps with a coat: an amphipod hiding in the mantle of Coriocella hibyae (Gastropoda, Velutinidae)
D Maggioni, L Saponari, S Montano
Coral Reefs, 1-1

Polyphyly of the genus Zancleaand family Zancleidae (Hydrozoa, Capitata) revealed by the integrative analysis of two bryozoan-associated species
D Maggioni, R Arrigoni, P Galli, ML Berumen, D Seveso, S Montano
Contributions to Zoology 87 (2), 87-104

Camouflage of sea spiders (Arthropoda, Pycnogonida) inhabiting Pavona varians
S Montano, D Maggioni
Coral Reefs 37 (1), 153-153

 

2017

Corals hosting symbiotic hydrozoans are less susceptible to predation and disease
S Montano, S Fattorini, V Parravicini, ML Berumen, P Galli, D Maggioni, R Arrigoni, D Seveso, G Strona
Proc. R. Soc. B 284 (1869), 20172405

Towards new applications of underwater photogrammetry for investigating coral reef morphology and habitat complexity in the Myeik Archipelago, Myanmar
M Anelli, T Julitta, L Fallati, P Galli, M Rossini, R Colombo
Geocarto International, 1-14

Genetic diversity of the Acropora-associated hydrozoans: new insight from the Red Sea
D Maggioni, S Montano, R Arrigoni, P Galli, S Puce, D Pica, ML Berumen
Marine Biodiversity 47 (4), 1045-1055

Astrocoryne cabela, gen. nov. et sp. nov.(Hydrozoa: Sphaerocorynidae), a new sponge-associated hydrozoan
D Maggioni, P Galli, ML Berumen, R Arrigoni, D Seveso, S Montano
Invertebrate Systematics 31 (6), 734-746

Description of Turritopsoides marhei sp. nov.(Hydrozoa, Anthoathecata) from the Maldives and its phylogenetic position
D Maggioni, S Puce, P Galli, D Seveso, S Montano
Marine Biology Research 13 (9), 983-992

Land use and land cover (LULC) of the Republic of the Maldives: first national map and LULC change analysis using remote-sensing data
L Fallati, A Savini, S Sterlacchini, P Galli
Environmental monitoring and assessment 189 (8), 417

Habitat preferences of the Pteroclava krempfi-alcyonaceans symbiosis: inner vs outer coral reefs
S Montano, V Allevi, D Seveso, D Maggioni, P Galli
Symbiosis 72 (3), 225-231

Offshore Wind and Wave Energy Assessment around Malè and Magoodhoo Island (Maldives)
P Contestabile, ED Lauro, P Galli, C Corselli, D Vicinanza
Sustainability 9 (4), 613

The cellular stress response of the scleractinian coral Goniopora columna during the progression of the black band disease
D Seveso, S Montano, MAL Reggente, D Maggioni, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Cell Stress and Chaperones 22 (2), 225-23

 

2016

The cellular stress response of the scleractinian coral Goniopora columna during the progression of the black band disease
D Seveso, S Montano, MAL Reggente, D Maggioni, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Cell Stress and Chaperones, 1-12

Hsp60 expression profiles in the reef-building coral Seriatopora caliendrum subjected to heat and cold shock regimes
D Seveso, S Montano, G Strona, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Marine environmental research 119, 1-11

Entoprocta–sponge associations in the Indian Ocean
A Giorgi, M Monti, P Galli, S Montano
Coral Reefs 35 (2), 611-611

Molecular evidence for cryptic species in Pteroclava krempfi (Hydrozoa, Cladocorynidae) living in association with alcyonaceans
D Maggioni, S Montano, D Seveso, P Galli
Systematics and Biodiversity, 1-10

Habitat preferences of the Pteroclava krempfi-alcyonaceans symbiosis: inner vs outer coral reefs
S Montano, V Allevi, D Seveso, D Maggioni, P Galli
Symbiosis, 1-7

A cryptic species in the Pteroclava krempfi species complex (Hydrozoa, Cladocorynidae) revealed in the Caribbean
S Montano, D Maggioni, P Galli, BW Hoeksema
Marine Biodiversity, 1-7

Spatial variability in distribution and prevalence of skeletal eroding band and brown band disease in Faafu Atoll, Maldives
S Montano, A Giorgi, M Monti, D Seveso, P Galli
Biodiversity and Conservation, 1-12

 

2015

Slow progression of black band disease in Goniopora cf. Columna colonies may promote its persistence in a coral community
S Montano, G Strona, D Seveso, D Maggioni, P Galli
Marine Biodiversity 45 (4), 857-860

Widespread occurrence of coral diseases in the central Maldives
S Montano, G Strona, D Seveso, D Maggioni, P Galli
Marine and Freshwater Research

Mushroom corals as newly recorded hosts of the hydrozoan symbiont Zanclea sp.
S Montano, D Seveso, P Galli, S Puce, BW Hoeksema
Marine Biology Research 11 (7), 773-779

The hidden diversity of Zanclea associated with scleractinians revealed by molecular data
S Montano, D Maggioni, R Arrigoni, D Seveso, S Puce, P Galli
Plos one 10 (7), e0133084

Modulation of Hsp60 in response to coral brown band disease
D Seveso, S Montano, MAL Reggente, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Diseases of aquatic organisms 115 (1), 15-23

Pteroclava krempfi-octocoral symbiosis: new information from the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea
D Seveso, S Montano, D Pica, D Maggioni, P Galli, V Allevi, A Bastari, S Puce
Marine Biodiversity, 1-5

First record of the coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota in the Maldives and Indian Ocean
S Montano, WH Chou, CA Chen, P Galli, JD Reimer
Bull Mar Sci 91 (1), 000-000

The right place. Solid waste management in the Republic of Maldives: Between infrastructural measures and local practices
S Malatesta, M Schmidt, V Pecorelli, A Di Pietro, M A Cajiao

 

2014

State and peripheries: the political geography of the Maldives between uniformity and segregation
S Malatesta, M Schmidt, E Squarcina, A Di Pietro, M A Cajiao

Stato centrale e centri periferici: la geografia politica delle maldive tra omologazione e segregazione
S Malatesta, M Schmidt, E Squarcina, A Di Pietro, M A Cajiao

A phylogeny reconstruction of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) based on molecular and micromorphological criteria, and its ecological implications
R Arrigoni, YF Kitano, J Stolarski, BW Hoeksema, H Fukami, F Stefani, P Galli, S Montano, E Castoldi, F Benzoni
Zoologica Scripta 43 (6), 661-688

The susceptibility of corals to thermal stress by analyzing Hsp60 expression
D Seveso, S Montano, G Strona, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Marine environmental research 99, 69-75

Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) reshuffled: Pervasive non-monophyly at genus level
R Arrigoni, TI Terraneo, P Galli, F Benzoni
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 73, 60-64

The occurrence of an Acanthaster planci outbreak in Ari Atoll, Maldives
S Montano, DSP Galli, LSSMD Seveso, P Galli

 

2013

Exploring the effect of salinity changes on the levels of Hsp60 in the tropical coral Seriatopora caliendrum
D Seveso, S Montano, G Strona, I Orlandi, P Galli, M Vai
Marine environmental research 90, 96-103

Prevalence, host range, and spatial distribution of black band disease in the Maldivian Archipelago
S Montano, G Strona, D Seveso, P Galli
Diseases of aquatic organisms 105 (1), 65-74

A checklist of phytoplankton species in the Faafu atoll (Republic of Maldives)
E Stanca, L Roselli, G Durante, D Seveso, P Galli, A Basset
Transitional waters bulletin 7 (2), 133-144

Zanclea–coral association: new records from Maldives
S Montano, D Maggioni, P Galli, D Seveso, S Puce
Coral Reefs 32, 701

 

2012

Molecular phylogeny of the robust clade (Faviidae, Mussidae, Merulinidae, and Pectiniidae): an Indian Ocean perspective
R Arrigoni, F Stefani, M Pichon, P Galli, F Benzoni
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65 (1), 183-193

Acropora muricata mortality associated with extensive growth of Caulerpa racemosa in Magoodhoo Island, Republic of Maldives
S Montano, D Seveso, G Strona, R Arrigoni, P Galli
Coral Reefs 31 (3), 793-793

Up-regulation of Hsp60 in response to skeleton eroding band disease but not by algal overgrowth in the scleractinian coral Acropora muricata
D Seveso, S Montano, G Strona, I Orlandi, M Vai, P Galli
Marine environmental research 78, 34-39

First report of coral diseases in the Republic of Maldives
S Montano, G Strona, D Seveso, P Galli
Diseases of aquatic organisms 101, 159-165