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LIFE BELOW WATER

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

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Coastal breeding aggregations of threatened stingrays and guitarfish in the Levant

By: Chaikin S., Belmaker J., Barash A.
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Stingrays and guitarfish are globally threatened by overexploitation, particularly so in the Mediterranean Sea. Neverthe (more…)

Tropicalization may invert trophic state and carbon budget of shallow temperate rocky reefs

By: Peleg O., Guy-Haim T., Yeruham E., Silverman J., Rilov G.
Published in: Journal of Ecology
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Global warming mediates and maintains the tropicalization of temperate marine ecosystems. Recent studies have demonstrat (more…)

Sedimentary phosphorus cycling and budget in the seasonally hypoxic coastal area of Changjiang Estuary

By: Liu J., Krom M.D., Ran X., Zang J., Liu J., Yao Q., Yu Z.
Published in: Science of the Total Environment
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Anthropogenic activities have greatly accelerated phosphorus (P) inputs from land to coastal seas. The increased P input (more…)

Indigenous versus Lessepsian Hosts: Nervous necrosis virus (NNV) in eastern Mediterranean Sea fish

By: Lampert Y., Berzak R., Davidovich N., Diamant A., Stern N., Scheinin A.P., Tchernov D., Morick D.
Published in: Viruses
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Viruses are among the most abundant and diverse biological components in the marine environment. In finfish, viruses are (more…)

Heated mud bricks in submerged and coastal Southern Levant Pre-Pottery Neolithic C and Late Pottery Neolithic/Early Chalcolithic settlements: Diachronic changes in technology and their social implications

By: Ogloblin Ramírez I., Galili E., Be’eri R., Golan D., Krakovsky M., Dayan A., Shalem D., Shahack-Gross R.
Published in: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Technological and social practices can be deciphered by deployment of multiple techniques that have been developed in th (more…)

Detecting Submerged Objects Using Active Acoustics and Deep Neural Networks: a Test Case for Pelagic Fish

By: Testolin A., Kipnis D., Diamant R.
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: The accurate detection and quantification of submerged targets has been recognized as a key challenge in marine explorat (more…)

Combining denoising autoencoders and dynamic programming for acoustic detection and tracking of underwater moving targets†

By: Testolin A., Diamant R.
Published in: Sensors (Switzerland)
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Accurate detection and tracking of moving targets in underwater environments pose significant challenges, because noise (more…)

Environmental preferences of Cyanobacteria in the gradient of macroclimatic factors and pollution

By: Barinova S.
Published in: Theoretical and Applied Ecology
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: The article describes the distribution of the diversity of cyanobacteria in 51 Eurasian floras in the gradient of enviro (more…)

Transcriptome analysis provides a blueprint of coral egg and sperm functions

By: Van Etten J., Shumaker A., Mass T., Putnam H.M., Bhattacharya D.
Published in: PeerJ
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Background. Reproductive biology and the evolutionary constraints acting on dispersal stages are poorly understood in ma (more…)

Adaptive Modulation for Long-Range Underwater Acoustic Communication

By: Huang J., Diamant R.
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Long-range underwater acoustic communication (LR-UWAC) refers to the peer-to-peer transmission of messages for distances (more…)

Advancing Through the Pandemic From the Perspective of Marine Graduate Researchers: Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities

By: Pardo J.C.F., Ramon D., Stefanelli-Silva G., Elegbede I., Lima L.S., Principe S.C.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a new social and academic reality to researchers worldwide. The field of (more…)

Fish assemblages of three common artificial reef designs during early colonization

By: Hylkema A., Debrot A.O., Osinga R., Bron P.S., Heesink D.B., Izioka A.K., Reid C.B., Rippen J.C., Treibitz T., Yuval M., Murk A.J.
Published in: Ecological Engineering
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: In this study, we compared the early fish colonization of three types of artificial reefs deployed in the coastal waters (more…)

Integrated biorefinery process for sustainable fractionation of Ulva ohnoi (Chlorophyta): process optimization and revenue analysis

By: Prabhu M.S., Israel A., Palatnik R.R., Zilberman D., Golberg A.
Published in: Journal of Applied Phycology
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Blue economy, the sustainable and effective use of ocean resources for economic growth, is a major challenge to coastal (more…)

Genetic affinities and biogeography of putative Levantine-endemic seaweed Treptacantha rayssiae (Ramon) M.Mulas, J.Neiva & Á.Israel, comb. nov. (Phaeophyceae) [Affinités génétiques et biogéographie du peigne d’algues marines Levantine-endémique Treptacantha rayssiae (Ramon) M.Mulas, J.Neiva et Á.Israel, comb. nov. (Phaeophyceae).]

By: Mulas M., Neiva J., Sadogurska S.S., Ballesteros E., Serrão E.A., Rilov G., Israel Á.
Published in: Cryptogamie, Algologie
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Cystoseira sensu lato (Ochrophyta) forests are important habitat formers in the Mediterranean Sea, but they have mostly (more…)

Current trends in ship movement via the suez canal in relation to future legislation and mitigation of marine species introductions

By: Bereza D., Rosen D., Shenkar N.
Published in: Management of Biological Invasions
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: The opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 created a tremendous impact both on the shipping industry, by shortening navigatio (more…)

Coastal occupation and foraging during the last glacial maximum and early Holocene at Waterfall Bluff, eastern Pondoland, South Africa

By: Fisher E.C., Cawthra H.C., Esteban I., Jerardino A., Neumann F.H., Oertle A., Pargeter J., Saktura R.B., Szabó K., Winkler S., Zohar I.
Published in: Quaternary Research (United States)
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Waterfall Bluff is a rock shelter in eastern Pondoland, South Africa, adjacent to a narrow continental shelf that limite (more…)

Estimating drawdown magnitudes of the Mediterranean Sea in the Levant basin during the Lago Mare stage of the Messinian Salinity Crisis

By: Ben Moshe L., Ben-Avraham Z., Enzel Y., Schattner U.
Published in: Marine Geology
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: The Messinian Salinity Crisis (5.97–5.33 Ma) is one of the most dramatic sea level change events in the global geologica (more…)

Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 4

By: von Schuckmann K., Le Traon P.-Y., Smith N., (Chair), Pascual A., Djavidnia S., Gattuso J.-P., Grégoire M., Nolan G., Aaboe S., Fanjul E.Á., Aouf L., Aznar R., Badewien T.H., Behrens A., Berta M., Bertino L., Blackford J., Bolzon G., Borile F., Bretagnon M., Brewin R.J.W., Canu D., Cessi P., Ciavatta S., Chapron B., Trang Chau T.T., Chevallier F., Chtirkova B., Ciliberti S., Clark J.R., Clementi E., Combot C., Comerma E., Conchon A., Coppini G., Corgnati L., Cossarini G., Cravatte S., de Alfonso M., de Boyer Montégut C., De Lera Fernández C., de los Santos F.J., Denvil-Sommer A., de Pascual Collar Á., Dias Nunes P.A.L., Di Biagio V., Drudi M., Embury O., Falco P., d’Andon O.F., Ferrer L., Ford D., Freund H., León M.G., Sotillo M.G., García-Valdecasas J.M., Garnesson P., Garric G., Gasparin F., Gehlen M., Genua-Olmedo A., Geyer G., Ghermandi A., Good S.A., Gourrion J., Greiner E., Griffa A., González M., Griffa A., Hernández-Carrasco I., Isoard S., Kennedy J.J., Kay S., Korosov A., Laanemäe K., Land P.E., Lavergne T., Lazzari P., Legeais J.-F., Lemieux B., Levier B., Llovel W., Lyubartsev V., Lien V.S., Lima L., Lorente P., Mader J., Magaldi M.G., Mangin A., Maljutenko I., Mantovani C., Marinova V., Masina S., Mauri E., Meyerjürgens J., Mignot A., McEwan R., Mejia C., Melet A., Menna M., Meyssignac B., Mouche A., Mourre B., Müller M., Notarstefano G., Pardo S., Orfila A., Peneva E., Pérez-Gómez B., Perruche C., Peterlin M., Poulain P.-M., Pinardi N., Quilfen Y., Raudsepp U., Renshaw R., Révelard A., Reyes-Reyes E., Ricker M., Rodríguez-Rubio P., Rotllán P., Gelabert E.R., Rubio A., Ruiz-Parrado I., Sathyendranath S., She J., Solidoro C., Stanev E.V., Staneva J., Storto A., Su J., Bakhsh T.T., Tilstone G.H., Tintoré J., Toledano C., Tournadre J., Tranchant B., Uiboupin R., Valcarcel A., Valcheva N., Verbrugge N., Vrac M., Wolff J.-O., Zambianchi E., Zielinski O., Zunino S.
Published in: Journal of Operational Oceanography
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
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Epiphytes provide micro-scale refuge from ocean acidification

By: Guy-Haim T., Silverman J., Wahl M., Aguirre J., Noisette F., Rilov G.
Published in: Marine Environmental Research
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Coralline algae, a major calcifying component of coastal shallow water communities, have been shown to be one of the mor (more…)

Diet composition and some observations on the feeding ecology of the rhizostome Rhopilema nomadica in Israeli coastal waters

By: Kuplik Z., Angel D.L.
Published in: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Since the mid-1980s, swarms of the rhizostome Rhopilema nomadica have been an annual phenomenon in Israeli Mediterranean (more…)