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  • Aegean Bath Sponges: Historical Data and Current Status 

    Voultsiadou, E.; Dailianis, T.; Antoniadou, C.; Vafidis, D.; Dounas, C.; Chintiroglou, C. C. (2011)
    This study attempts to evaluate the status of the populations of bath sponges (species of the genera Spongia and Hippospongia) in the Aegean, combining historical sources dated before a series of disease outbreaks that ...
  • The Biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea: Estimates, Patterns, and Threats 

    Coll, M.; Piroddi, C.; Steenbeek, J.; Kaschner, K.; Lasram, F. B.; Aguzzi, J.; Ballesteros, E.; Bianchi, C. N.; Corbera, J.; Dailianis, T.; Danovaro, R.; Estrada, M.; Froglia, C.; Galil, B. S.; Gasol, J. M.; Gertwagen, R.; Gil, J.; Guilhaumon, F.; Kesner-Reyes, K.; Kitsos, M. S.; Koukouras, A.; Lampadariou, N.; Laxamana, E.; de la Cuadra, Cmlf; Lotze, H. K.; Martin, D.; Mouillot, D.; Oro, D.; Raicevich, S.; Rius-Barile, J.; Saiz-Salinas, J. I.; San Vicente, C.; Somot, S.; Templado, J.; Turon, X.; Vafidis, D.; Villanueva, R.; Voultsiadou, E. (2010)
    The Mediterranean Sea is a marine biodiversity hot spot. Here we combined an extensive literature analysis with expert opinions to update publicly available estimates of major taxa in this marine ecosystem and to revise ...
  • Census of biodiversity in marine caves of the eastern Mediterranean Sea 

    Gerovasileiou, V.; Chintiroglou, C. C.; Vafidis, D.; Koutsoubas, D.; Sini, M.; Dailianis, T.; Issaris, Y.; Akritopoulou, E.; Dimarchopoulou, D.; Voultsiadou, E. (2015)
    Scientific information on the biodiversity of marine caves in the eastern Mediterranean is limited, especially when considering the extensively studied caves of the north-western and central Mediterranean. Aiming to enhance ...
  • Marine invertebrate diversity in Aristotle's zoology 

    Voultsiadou, E.; Vafidis, D. (2007)
    The aim of this paper is to bring to light Aristotle's knowledge of marine invertebrate diversity as this has been recorded in his works 25 centuries ago, and set it against current knowledge. The analysis of information ...
  • Population structure of the protected fan mussel Pinna nobilis in the south Aegean Sea (eastern Mediterranean) 

    Vafidis, D.; Antoniadou, C.; Voultsiadou, E.; Chintiroglou, C. (2014)
    Pinna nobilis is an endemic Mediterranean species of high economic and cultural importance. Nowadays, it is under strict protection as a dramatic decline in its populations has been recognized, assigned to the combined ...
  • Sponge epibionts on ecosystem-engineering ascidians: The case of Microcosmus sabatieri 

    Voultsiadou, E.; Kyrodimou, M.; Antoniadou, C.; Vafidis, D. (2010)
    The study of epibionts on habitat engineering ascidians is of increasing interest because changes in the population structure of the latter may affect associated communities, especially in the case of commercially exploited ...
  • Sponges of economical interest in the Eastern Mediterranean: an assessment of diversity and population density 

    Voultsiadou, E.; Vafidis, D.; Antoniadou, C. (2008)
    The aim of this paper was to investigate diversity and population density of sponges with manifest or potential economical interest for the first time in the Eastern Mediterranean. For this purpose, the area of Dodecanese, ...