Relevant publications (2008-2017)

 

Antonio Pusceddu

Relevant Publications (2008-2018)

  1. Danovaro R., Bongiorni L., Corinaldesi C., Giovannelli D., Damiani E., Astolfi P., Greci L., Pusceddu A. (2008) Sunscreens cause coral bleaching by promoting viral infections. Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(4): 441-447. doi: 10.1289/ehp.10966; ISSN: 0091-6765
  2. Dell’Anno A., Pusceddu A., Langone L., Danovaro R. (2008) Biochemical composition and early diagenesis of organic matter in coastal sediments of the NW Adriatic Sea influenced by riverine inputs. Chemistry and Ecology, 24(1): 75-85; doi: 10.1080/02757540701814580; ISSN: 0275-7540
  3. Bianchelli S., Gambi C., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2008) Trophic conditions and meiofaunal assemblages in the Bari Canyon and the adjacent open slope (Adriatic Sea). Chemistry and Ecology, 24 (Suppl. 1): 101-109. doi: 10.1080/02757540801963386; ISSN: 0275-7540
  4. Covazzi Harriague A., Petrillo M., Della Croce N., Panciroli H., Pusceddu A., Pelosi G., Danovaro R., Albertelli G. (2008) Intertidal benthic communities of two Chilean coastal islands (Santa María and Mocha, Southeastern Pacific). Chemistry and Ecology, 24(Suppl. 1): 119-128. doi:10.1080/02757540801965480; ISSN: 0275-7540
  5. Holmer M., Argyrou M., Dalsgaard T., Danovaro R., Diaz-Almela E., Duarte C.M., Frederiksen M., Grau A., Karakassis I., Marbà N., Mirto S., Pérez M., Pusceddu A., Tsapakis M. (2008) Effects of fish farm waste on Posidonia oceanica meadows: Synthesis and provision of monitoring and management tools. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56: 1618-1629. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.05.020; ISSN: 0025-326X
  6. Sarà G., Pusceddu A. (2008) Scope for growth of Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lmk., 1819) in oligotrophic coastal waters (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Marine Biology, 156: 117-126. doi: 10.1007/s00227-008-1069-x; ISSN: 0025-3162
  7. Pusceddu A., Dell’Anno A., Fabiano M., Danovaro R. (2009) Quantity and bioavailability of sediment organic matter as signatures of benthic trophic status. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375: 41-52. doi: 10.3354/meps07735: ISSN: 0171-8630
  8. Pusceddu A., Dell’Anno A., Vezzulli L., Fabiano M., Saggiomo V., Cozzi S., Catalano G., Guglielmo L. (2009) Microbial loop malfunctioning in the annual sea ice at Terra Nova Bay. Polar Biology, 32: 337-346. doi: 10.1007/s00300-008-0539-4; ISSN: 0722-4060
  9. Munari C., Manini E., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. Mistri M. (2009) Response of BITS (a benthic index based on taxonomic sufficiency) to water and sedimentary variables and comparison with other indices in three Adriatic lagoons. Marine Ecology, 30: 255-268. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2009.00297.x; ISSN: 1439-0485.
  10. Danovaro R., Corinaldesi C., Luna G.M., Magagnini M., Manini E., Pusceddu A. (2009) Prokaryote diversity and viral production in deep-sea sediments and seamounts. Deep-Sea Research II, 56: 738-747. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.10.011; ISSN: 0967-0645
  11. Pusceddu A., Gambi C., Zeppilli D., Bianchelli S., Danovaro R. (2009) Organic matter composition, metazoan meiofauna and nematode biodiversity in Mediterranean deep-sea sediments. Deep-Sea Research II, 56: 755-762. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.10.012; ISSN: 0967-0645
  12. Luna G.M., Stumm K., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2009) Archaeal diversity in deep-sea sediments estimated by means of different terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphisms (T-RFLP) protocols. Current Microbiology, 59: 356-361. doi: 10.1007/s00284-009-9445-4; ISSN: 0343-8651
  13. Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2009) Exergy, ecosystem functioning and efficiency in a coastal lagoon: the role of auxiliary energy. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 84: 227-236. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2009.06.019; ISSN: 0272-7714
  14. Danovaro R., Fonda Umani S., Pusceddu A. (2009) Climate change and the potential spreading of marine mucilage and microbial pathogens in the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE, 4(9): e7006. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007006; eISSN: 1932-6203
  15. Dell’Anno A., Beolchini F., Gabellini M., Rocchetti L., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2009) Bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in anoxic marine sediments: consequences on the speciation of heavy metals. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58: 1808-1814. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.08.002; ISSN: 0025-326X
  16. Cerrano C., Danovaro R., Gambi C., Pusceddu A., Riva A., Schiaparelli S. (2010) Gold coral (Savalia savaglia) and gorgonian forests enhance benthic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in the mesophotic zone. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19: 153-167. doi: 10.1007/s10531-009-9712-5; ISSN: 0960-3115
  17. Mirto S., Bianchelli S., Gambi C., Krzelj M., Pusceddu A., Scopa M., Holmer M., Danovaro R. (2010) Fish-farm impact on metazoan meiofauna in the Mediterranean Sea: analysis of regional vs. habitat effects. Marine Environmental Research, 69: 38-47. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2009.07.005; ISSN: 0141-1136
  18. Pusceddu A., Bianchelli S., Canals M., Sanchez-Vidal A., Durrieu De Madron X., Heussner S., Lykousis V., de Stigter H., Trincardi F., Danovaro R. (2010) Organic matter in sediments of canyons and open slopes of the Portuguese, Catalan, Southern Adriatic and Cretan Sea margins. Deep-Sea Research I, 57: 441-457. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2009.11.008; ISSN: 0967-0637
  19. Gastoni A., Bianchelli S., Cau A., Pusceddu A. (2010) Biochemical composition of a mesobathyal lobster (Polycheles typhlops, Heller 1862 Decapoda, Palinura, Polychelidae). Chemistry and Ecology, 26(1): 73-79. doi: 10.1080/02757540903468128; ISSN: 0275-7540
  20. Balsamo M., Albertelli G., Ceccherelli V.U., Coccioni R., Colangelo M., Curini-Galletti M., Danovaro R., D’Addabbo R., Leonardis C., Fabiano M., Frontalini F., Gallo M., Gambi C., Guidi L., Moreno M., Pusceddu A., Sandulli R., Semprucci F., Todaro M.A., Tongiorgi P. (2010) Meiofauna of the Adriatic Sea: present knowledge and future perspectives. Chemistry and Ecology, 26 (Suppl): 45-63. doi: 10.1080/02757541003705492; ISSN: 0275-7540
  21. Danovaro R., Dell’Anno A., Pusceddu A., Gambi C., Heiner I., Kristensen R.M. (2010) The first metazoan living in permanently anoxic conditions. BMC Biology, 8: 30. doi: 10.1186/1741-7007-8-30; ISSN: 1741-7007
  22. Bongiorni L., Mea M., Gambi C., Pusceddu A., Taviani M., Danovaro R. (2010) Deep-water scleractinian corals promote higher biodiversity in deep-sea meiofaunal assemblages along continental margins. Biological Conservation, 143: 1687–1700. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2010.04.009; ISSN: 0006-3207
  23. Amaro T., Bianchelli S., Billett D.S.M., Cunha M.R., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2010) The trophic biology of the holothurian Molpadia musculus: implications for organic matter cycling and ecosystem functioning in a deep submarine canyon. Biogeosciences, 7: 2419–2432. doi: 10.5194/bg-7-2419-2010; eISSN 1726-4189
  24. Luna G.M., Vignaroli C., Rinaldi C., Pusceddu A., Nicoletti L., Gabellini M., Danovaro R., Biavasco F. (2010) Extra-intestinal Escherichia coli carrying virulence genes in coastal marine sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(17): 5659–5668. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03138-09; ISSN: 0099-2240
  25. Nardelli M.P., Jorissen F.J., Pusceddu A., Morigi C., Dell’Anno A., Danovaro R., De Stigter H.C., Negri A. (2010) Living benthic foraminiferal assemblages along a latitudinal transect at 1000m depth off the Portuguese margin. Micropaleontology, 56: 323-344. doi: 10.2307/40959487; ISSN: 0026-2803
  26. Duros P., Fontanier C., Metzger E., Pusceddu A., Cesbron F., de Stigter H.C., Bianchelli S., Danovaro R., Jorissen F.J. (2011) Live (stained) benthic foraminifera in the Whittard Canyon, Celtic margin (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research I, 58: 128-146. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2010.11.008; ISSN: 0967-0637
  27. Bo M., Bertolino M., Borghini M., Castellano M., Covazzi Harriague A., Di Camillo C.G., Gasparini G., Misic C., Povero P., Pusceddu A., Schroeder K., Bavestrello G. (2011) Characteristics of the mesophotic megabenthic assemblages of the Vercelli Seamount (North Tyrrhenian Sea). PLoS ONE, 6(2): e16357. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016357; eISSN: 1932-6203
  28. Sarà G., Lo Martire M., Sanfilippo M., Pulicanò G., Cortese G., Mazzola A., Manganaro A., Pusceddu A. (2011). Impacts of marine aquaculture at large spatial scales: evidences from N and P catchment loading and phytoplankton biomass. Marine Environmental Research, 71: 317-324. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2011.02.007; ISSN: 0141-1136
  29. Pusceddu A., Bianchelli S., Gambi C., Danovaro R. (2011) Assessment of benthic trophic status of marine coastal ecosystems: significance of meiofaunal rare taxa. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 93: 420-430. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.05.012; ISSN: 0272-7714
  30. van Oevelen D., Soetaert, K., García R., de Stigter H.C., Cunha M.R., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2011) Canyon conditions impact carbon flows in food webs of three sections of the Nazaré canyon. Deep-Sea Research II, 58: 2461-2476. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.009; ISSN: 0967-0645
  31. Bongiorni L., Giovannelli D., Rinkevich B., Pusceddu A., Chou L.M., Danovaro R. (2011) First step in the restoration of a highly degraded coral reef (Singapore) by in situ coral intensive farming. Aquaculture, 322-323: 191-200. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.09.024; ISSN: 0044-8486
  32. Pusceddu A., Della Patrona L., Beliaeff B. (2011) Trophic status of earthen ponds used for semi-intensive shrimp (Litopenaeus stylirostris, Stimpson, 1874) farming in New Caledonia (Pacific Ocean). Marine Environmental Research, 72: 160-171. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2011.07.005; ISSN: 0141-1136
  33. Marincioni F., Appiotti F., Ferretti M., Antinori C., Melonaro P., Pusceddu A., Oreficini-Rosi R. (2012) Perception and communication of seismic risk: the 6 April 2009 l’Aquila earthquake case study. Earthquake Spectra, 28(1): 159-183. doi: 10.1193/1.3672928; ISSN: 8755-2930
  34. Phipps M., Jorissen F., Pusceddu A., Bianchelli S., De Stigter H. (2012) Live benthic foraminiferal faunas along a bathymetrical transect (282-4987 m) on the Portuguese Margin (NE Atlantic). Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 42(1): 66-81. doi: 10.2113/gsjfr.42.1.66; ISSN: 0096-1191
  35. Sabbatini A., Bonatto S., Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R., Negri A. (2012) Foraminiferal assemblages and trophic state in coastal sediments of the Adriatic Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 105: 163-174. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.07.009; ISSN: 0924-7963
  36. Bo M., Canese S., Spaggiari C., Pusceddu A., Bertolino M., Angiolillo M., Giusti M., Loreto M.F., Salvati E., Greco S., Bavestrello G. (2012) Deep Coral Oases in the South Tyrrhenian Sea. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49870. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049870; eISSN: 1932-6203
  37. Della Patrona L., Bianchelli S., Beliaeff B., Pusceddu A. (2012) Meiobenthos in earthen ponds used for semi-intensive shrimp farming (New Caledonia, South Pacific). Chemistry and Ecology, 28(6): 506-523. doi: 10.1080/02757540.2012.704914; ISSN: 0275-7540
  38. Covazzi Harriague A., Misic C., Valentini I., Polidori E., Albertelli G., Pusceddu A. (2013) Meio- and macrofauna communities in three sandy beaches of the northern Adriatic Sea protected by artificial reefs. Chemistry and Ecology, 29(2): 181–195. doi: 10.1080/02757540.2012.704911; ISSN: 0275-7540
  39. Luna G.M., Corinaldesi C., Dell’Anno A., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2013) Impact of aquaculture on benthic virus-prokaryote interactions in the Mediterranean Sea. Water Research, 47: 1156-1168. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.11.036; ISSN: 0043-1354
  40. Cerrano C., Cardini U., Bianchelli S., Corinaldesi C., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2013) Red coral extinction risk enhanced by ocean acidification. Scientific Reports, 3: 1457, 1-7. doi: 10.1038/srep01457; ISSN: 2045-2322
  41. Pusceddu A., Mea M., Canals M., Heussner S., Durrieu de Madron X., Sanchez-Vidal A., Bianchelli S., Corinaldesi C., Dell’Anno A., Thomsen L., Danovaro R. (2013) Major consequences of an intense dense shelf water cascading event on deep-sea benthic trophic conditions and meiofaunal biodiversity. Biogeosciences, 10: 2659-2670. doi:10.5194/bg-10-2659-2013; eISSN 1726-4189
  42. Dell’Anno A., Pusceddu A., Corinaldesi C., Canals M., Heussner S., Thomsen L., Danovaro R. (2013) Trophic state of benthic deep-sea ecosystems from two different continental margins off Iberia. Biogeosciences, 10: 2945-2957. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-2945-2013; eISSN 1726-4189
  43. Bianchelli S., Gambi C., Mea M., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2013) Nematode diversity patterns at different spatial scales in bathyal sediments of the Mediterranean Sea. Biogeosciences, 10: 5465-5479. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-5465-2013; eISSN 1726-4189
  44. Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Canese S., Greco S., Danovaro R. (2013) High meiofaunal and nematodes diversity around mesophotic coral oases in the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE 8(6): e66553. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066553; eISSN: 1932-6203
  45. Marincioni F., Appiotti F., Pusceddu A., Byrne K. (2013) Enhancing resistance and resilience to disasters with microfinance: parallels with ecological trophic systems. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 4: 52-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2013.01.001; ISSN: 2212-4209
  46. Danovaro R., Carugati L., Corinaldesi C., Gambi C., Guilini K., Pusceddu A., Vanreusel A. (2013) Multiple spatial scale analyses provide new clues on patterns and drivers of deep-sea nematode diversity. Deep-Sea Research II, 92: 97-106. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.03.035; ISSN: 0967-0645
  47. López Fernández P., Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Calafat A., Sanchez-Vidal A., Danovaro R. (2013) Bioavailability of sinking organic matter in the Blanes canyon and the adjacent open slope (NW Mediterranean Sea). Biogeosciences, 10: 3405-3420. doi:10.5194/bg-10-3405-2013; eISSN 1726-4189
  48. López Fernández P., Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Calafat A., Danovaro R., Canals M. (2013) Bioavailable compounds in sinking particulate organic matter, Blanes Canyon, NW Mediterranean Sea: effects of a large storm and sea surface biological processes. Progress in Oceanography, 118: 108-121. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2013.07.022; ISSN: 0079-6611
  49. Gambi C., Pusceddu A., Benedetti Cecchi L., Danovaro R. (2014) Species richness, species turnover and functional diversity in nematodes of the deep Mediterranean Sea: searching for drivers at different spatial scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23: 24–39. doi: 10.1111/geb.12094; ISSN: 1466-8238
  50. Mirto S., Arigò C., Genovese L., Pusceddu A., Gambi C., Danovaro R. (2014) Nematode assemblage response to fish-farm impact in vegetated (Posidonia oceanica) and non-vegetated habitats. Aquaculture Environment Interactions, 5: 17-28. doi: 10.3354/aei00091; ISSN: 1869-215X
  51. Pusceddu A., Gambi C., Corinaldesi C., Scopa M., Danovaro R. (2014) Relationships between meiofaunal biodiversity and prokaryotic heterotrophic production in different tropical habitats and oceanic regions. PLoS ONE, 9(3): e91056. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091056; eISSN: 1932-6203
  52. Pusceddu A., Bianchelli S., Martín J., Puig P., Palanques A., Masqué P., Danovaro R. (2014) Chronic and intensive bottom trawling impairs deep-sea biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 111(24): 8861-8866. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405454111; Online ISSN 1091-6490
  53. Cerrano C., Bianchelli S., Di Camillo C.G., Torsani F., Pusceddu A. (2015) Do colonies of Lytocarpia myriophyllum, L. 1758 (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) affect the biochemical composition and the meiofaunal diversity of surrounding sediments? Chemistry and Ecology, 31(1): 1-21. doi:10.1080/02757540.2014.966699; ISSN: 0275-7540
  54. Pasqual C., Calafat A., Lopez-Fernandez P., Pusceddu A. (2015) Organic carbon inputs to the sea bottom of the Mallorca continental slope. Journal of Marine Systems, 148: 142-151. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.02.006; ISSN: 0924-7963
  55. Sanchez-Vidal A., Veres O., Langone L., Ferré B., Calafat A., Canals M., Durrieu de Madron X., Heussner S., Mienert J., Grimalt J.O., Pusceddu A., Danovaro R. (2015) Particle sources and downward fluxes in the eastern Fram strait under the influence of the west Spitsbergen current. Deep-Sea Research I, 103: 49-63. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.06.002; ISSN: 0967-0637
  56. Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Buschi E., Danovaro R. (2015) Trophic status and meiofauna biodiversity in the Northern Adriatic Sea: Insights for the assessment of good environmental status. Marine Environmental Research, 113: 18-30. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.10.010; ISSN: 0141-1136
  57. Bastari A., Micheli F., Ferretti F., Pusceddu A., Cerrano C. (2015) Large marine protected areas (LMPAs) in the Mediterranean Sea: the opportunity of the Adriatic Sea. Marine Policy, 68: 165-177. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.03.010; ISSN: 0308-597X
  58. Pusceddu A., Carugati L., Gambi C., Mienert J., Petani B., Sanchez-Vidal A., Canals M., Heussner S., Danovaro R. (2016) Organic matter pools, C turnover and meiofaunal biodiversity in the sediments of the western Spitsbergen deep continental margin, Svalbard Archipelago. Deep-Sea Research I, 107: 48-58. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.11.004; ISSN: 0967-0637
  59. Zeppilli D., Pusceddu A., Trincardi F., Danovaro R. (2016) Seafloor heterogeneity influences the biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships in the deep sea. Scientific Reports, 6: 26352. doi: doi:10.1038/srep26352; ISSN: 2045-2322
  60. Danovaro R., Gambi C., Dell’Anno A., Corinaldesi C., Pusceddu A., Neves R.C., Kristensen R.M. (2016) The challenge of proving the existence of metazoan life in permanently anoxic deep-sea sediments. BMC Biology, 14: 43. doi: 10.1186/s12915-016-0263-4; ISSN: 1741-7007
  61. Pusceddu A., Fraschetti S., Scopa M., Rizzo L., Danovaro R. (2016) Meiofauna communities, nematode diversity and C degradation rates in seagrass (Posidonia oceanica L.) and unvegetated sediments invaded by the algae Caulerpa cylindracea (Sonder). Marine Environmental Research, 119: 88-99. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2016.05.015; ISSN: 0141-1136
  62. Bianchelli S., Buschi E., Danovaro R., Pusceddu A. (2016) Biodiversity loss and turnover in alternative states in the Mediterranean Sea: a case study on meiofauna. Scientific Reports, 6: 34544. doi: 10.1038/srep34544; ISSN: 2045-2322
  63. Punzo E., Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Salvalaggio V., Santelli A., Strafella P., Fabi G. (2017) Quantity and biochemical composition of sedimentary organic matter around offshore gas extraction platforms of the Adriatic Sea. Chemistry and Ecology, 33(1): 61-75 doi:10.1080/02757540.20; ISSN: 0275-7540
  64. Gambi C., Corinaldesi C., Dell’Anno A., Pusceddu A., D’Onghia G., Covazzi-Harriague A., Danovaro R. (2017) Functional response to food limitation can reduce the impact of global change in the deep-sea benthos. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26: 1008-1021 doi: 10.1111/geb.12608; ISSN: 1466-8238
  65. Rizzo L., Pusceddu A., Stabili L., Alifano P., Fraschetti S. (2017) Potential effects of an invasive seaweed (Caulerpa cylindracea, Sonder) on sedimentary organic matter and microbial metabolic activities. Scientific Reports 7(1),12113. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12556-4; ISSN: 20452322
  66. Cau A., Alvito A., Moccia D., Canese S., Pusceddu A., Cannas R., Angiolillo, Follesa M.C. (2017) Submarine canyons along the upper Sardinian slope (Central Western Mediterranean) as repositories for derelict fishing gears. Marine Pollution Bulletin 123(1-2): 357-364. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.09.010; ISSN: 0025326X
  67. Bulleri F., Tamburello L., Pusceddu A., Bonechi L., Cau A., Moccia D., Gribben P.E. (2018) Fragment quality and sediment organic loading regulate the survival of an invasive, clonal seaweed. Biological Invasions, in press
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