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- Foglini, Federica, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Aquatic conservation 2020 v.30 no.2 pp. 402-411
- Rhodophyta; basins; benthic organisms; biotopes; coasts; Mediterranean Sea
- ... In the Recent, brachiopods only seldom occur in benthic communities. A biotope dominated by Megerlia truncata was identified in 2013 by exploration of the south‐easternmost Adriatic margin by Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Emerging rocky substrates next to the shelf break at approximately 120 m appear intensively exploited by this eurybathic rhynchonelliformean brachiopod, attaining a population ...
- Foglini, Federica, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Progress in oceanography 2019 v.175 pp. 300-308
- canyons; corals; fossils; thorium; uranium; water; Adriatic Sea; Mediterranean region
- ... The deep southern Adriatic Sea is home of widespread cold-water coral colonization (Madrepora oculata, Lophelia pertusa, Desmophyllum dianthus) which is at present limited by large to its western (Apulian) margin and central part, including the Bari Canyon system. On the contrary, the eastern side is today almost deprived of significant coral growth and this asymmetrical distribution has been ascr ...