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The Structure of Mediterranean Rocky Reef Ecosystems across Environmental and Human Gradients, and Conservation Implications

  • Enric Sala mail,

    esala@ngs.org

    Affiliations: National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CEAB-CSIC, Blanes, Spain

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  • Enric Ballesteros,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CEAB-CSIC, Blanes, Spain

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  • Panagiotis Dendrinos,

    Affiliation: MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal, Athens, Greece

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  • Antonio Di Franco,

    Affiliation: DiSTeBA, Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy

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  • Francesco Ferretti,

    Affiliation: Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America

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  • David Foley,

    Affiliations: NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Simonetta Fraschetti,

    Affiliation: DiSTeBA, Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy

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  • Alan Friedlander,

    Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii Cooperative Fishery Research Unit and University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Joaquim Garrabou,

    Affiliation: Centre Mediterrani d'Investigacions Marines i Ambientals, ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Harun Güçlüsoy,

    Affiliations: Dokuz Eylül University – Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey, SAD-EKOG, Maltepe, Ankara, Turkey

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  • Paolo Guidetti,

    Affiliation: DiSTeBA, Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy

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  • Benjamin S. Halpern,

    Affiliation: National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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  • Bernat Hereu,

    Affiliation: Departament d'Ecologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Alexandros A. Karamanlidis,

    Affiliation: MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal, Athens, Greece

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  • Zafer Kizilkaya,

    Affiliation: SAD-EKOG, Maltepe, Ankara, Turkey

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  • Enrique Macpherson,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CEAB-CSIC, Blanes, Spain

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  • Luisa Mangialajo,

    Affiliation: Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

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  • Simone Mariani,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CEAB-CSIC, Blanes, Spain

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  • Fiorenza Micheli,

    Affiliation: Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America

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  • Antonio Pais,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Scienze Zootecniche, Università di Sassari, Sassari, Italy

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  • Kristin Riser,

    Affiliation: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Andrew A. Rosenberg,

    Affiliation: Conservation International, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Marta Sales,

    Affiliation: Estació d'Investigació Jaume Ferrer, IEO-Centre Oceanogràfic de Balears, Maó, Spain

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  • Kimberly A. Selkoe,

    Affiliation: National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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  • Rick Starr,

    Affiliations: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Fiona Tomas,

    Affiliation: Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CEAB-CSIC, Blanes, Spain

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  • Mikel Zabala

    Affiliation: Departament d'Ecologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Published: February 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032742

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