6 Marzo 2020


Nel mese di Gennaio 2020, si è svolta la II° Spedizione, dopo quella del 2017, organizzata dal Centro Studi Squali di Massa Marittima. Vi hanno partecipato […]
6 Marzo 2020

White blood cells number is correlated to parasitic charge in the small spotted catshark Scyliorhinus canicula.

Hematology is now a useful diagnostic tool in human and domestic mammalian medicine and is becoming such also in the clinical evaluation of fish. Most of […]
6 Marzo 2020

Trace elements and isotopes analysis on historical samples of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) from central Mediterranean Sea.

Both trace elements and isotopes analysis were performed on two samples of vertebrae of White Sharks Carcharodon carcharias from Favignana Island (Sicily, central Mediterranean). For the […]
6 Marzo 2020

Behavioural complexity in white sharks: influence of age, sex and environment.

From 2005 to 2018 the individual surface behaviour of bait-attracted white sharks during ecotourism activites has been studied off Dyer Island Nature Reserve (South Africa). Observations […]
6 Marzo 2020

Nursery survey of Nursehound, Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758), around Monte Argentario peninsula (Tuscany, Italy) with new tools: Poseidon R.O.V. (Remote Operative Vehicule).

The Nursehound, Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758), is a benthonic catshark present inshore and offshore in the northeast and eastern central Atlantic, over the continental shelf between […]
6 Marzo 2020

New grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) nursery in the Mozambico channel close to Nosy be Island – Madagascar

Grey reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), are included in the IUCN red list as near threatened, however, their biology is still relatively little known. Discordant data are […]
6 Marzo 2020

Preliminary data on Zooplankton community structure in Nosybe Madagascar – Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) feeding ecology project.

It is known that juveniles whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) have tendency to gather, seasonally, in a few coastal areas around the world to feed on zooplankton; […]
6 Marzo 2020

Effects of biological acoustic signals and shipping noise on behavioural parameters in small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula). EEA 2019 POSTER

Despite in recent years the interest about the human-made noise effects on marine animals have received notably increasing, at date few studies have investigated the potential […]
20 Novembre 2019

Video I° giornata spedizione Squalo balena Madagascar

Sintesi dell’attività svolta la prima giornata di raccolta dati al largo di Nosy be Madagascar
20 Novembre 2019

IV° Spedizione Squalo balena Madagascar 2019 Nov-Dic

E’ attivo il Team del Centro Studi Squali di Massa Marittima, arrivato martedi 11 novembre a Nosy be in Madagascar, dopo un paio di giorni di […]
31 Ottobre 2019

1° Poster European Elasmobranch Association

    ABSTRACT: Since 2000, the CSS team (Sharks Studies Center), as part of the project: “Ecology and Ethology of the Great White Shark”, has been […]
21 Ottobre 2019

XXIII° Congresso European Elasmobranch Association – Rende Ita

E’ stato un grande onore e piacere per lo staff del Centro Studi Squali di Massa Marittima, essere stati Coorganizzatori del XXIII° Congresso dell’European Elasmobranch Association […]