• The three species are farmed in sea cages in Australia, the Mediterranean, Mexico and Japan where they are fed small oily fish sourced from wild-catch fisheries. (stir.ac.uk)
  • Researchers Ullmann and Stachowitsch critically review the current state of sea turtle rescue centres and first-aid stations in relation to the mortality trends for two charismatic yet endangered flagship species - the Mediterranean loggerhead and green turtle populations. (phys.org)
  • Subtidal shell deposits of the edible bivalve Arca noae in the Strait of Messina (Central Mediterranean) were investigated and compared with an adjacent live population, testifying that dead and live populations were similar but distinct. (bioone.org)
  • It is possible that as currently reproductively active adults die off, sea turtle populations in the Mediterranean will suffer rapid decline in the face of steadily decreasing recruitment. (britishcheloniagroup.org.uk)
  • The genetic structure of 13 populations of the amphiatlantic sea urchin Arbacia lixula, as well as temporal genetic changes in three of these localities, were assessed using ten hypervariable microsatellite loci. (csic.es)
  • The main break corresponded to the separation of western Atlantic populations from those in eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. (csic.es)
  • Genetic temporal variation at the Alboran Sea is as important as spatial variation, suggesting that temporal changes in hydrological features can affect the genetic composition of the populations. (csic.es)
  • For the same range of geographic distances, populations from each side of the Mediterranean were found to differ genetically more than populations within the same side. (biomedcentral.com)
  • It is thus a great challenge - as the great number of relevant human population genetic studies also reveals - to investigate the extent to which this intense migratory activity has influenced the genetic composition of the present Mediterranean populations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In this study we investigate the genetic structure of human populations in the Mediterranean, with a particular emphasis on the genetic relationships between groups from North Africa and South Europe. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Eastern Mediterranean populations share not only geographic position but also cuisine, certain custom and a long, intertwined history. (wikipedia.org)
  • The less saline waters coming from the Black Sea have a distinct ameliorative influence, but the role of their fertility in the Mediterranean in general has been little studied. (britannica.com)
  • In view of its limpidity and as a result of its hot waters, it is not surprising that the Aegean Sea accommodates large quantities of fish at the time of their procreating maturity. (britannica.com)
  • Plastic debris in the Mediterranean surface waters was dominated by millimeter-sized fragments, but showed a higher proportion of large plastic objects than that present in oceanic gyres, reflecting the closer connection with pollution sources. (nih.gov)
  • Then, in a geologic flash of time just 200 years' long, waters from the Atlantic cut through the Strait of Gibraltar and flooded the Mediterranean , refilling the sea. (livescience.com)
  • Microbial community genomics in eastern Mediterranean Sea surface waters. (nih.gov)
  • Offshore waters of the eastern Mediterranean Sea are one of the most oligotrophic regions on Earth in which the primary productivity is phosphorus limited. (nih.gov)
  • To study the unexplored function and physiology of microbes inhabiting this system, we have analyzed a genomic library from the eastern Mediterranean Sea surface waters by sequencing both termini of nearly 5000 clones. (nih.gov)
  • 6- 7- or 8-day kayak tour around the islands of the Sea of Cortez where you'll be amazed by the striking natural beauty, dramatically rugged islands with high cliffs and sandy beaches, and the contrasting brilliance of the turquoise waters. (seakayakadventures.com)
  • Embark on the first leg of your voyage, setting sail in the azure waters of the Mediterranean en route to Sicily. (abercrombiekent.com)
  • This month has seen what is believed to be the first arms seizure from a vessel in international waters of the Mediterranean. (defenceweb.co.za)
  • Making matters worse, the jaw-dropping tally is only from capsizings or shipwrecks that are known to authorities, who readily admit they simply do not know how many people are being cheated by smugglers, jammed into obviously unsuitable vessels and swallowed up by the vast waters of the southern Mediterranean. (newpittsburghcourieronline.com)
  • While NGO rescue ships operating in the international waters between Malta, Italy and Libya have been accused of being a pull factor by European politicians, recent events at sea show that desperate people continue to flee Libya regardless of whether or not there are rescue ships. (msf.org.uk)
  • People rescued in the international waters of Mediterranean must not be returned to Libya but should be taken to a safe port in line with international and maritime law. (msf.org.uk)
  • This is the first report of L. acutus from Mediterranean waters. (degruyter.com)
  • Sapropel S1 formed during the Holocene insolation maximum, when strong Aegean north winds (Etesian) caused enhanced downwelling and mixing of warm surface waters in the Cretan and western Levantine seas accounting for the complex sea-surface temperature pattern derived from planktonic foraminiferal transfer functions. (springer.com)
  • A seven-year oceanographic time series in NW Mediterranean surface waters was combined with pyrosequencing of ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) and ribosomal RNA gene copies (16S rDNA) to examine the environmental controls on SAR11 ecotype dynamics and potential activity. (awi.de)
  • The team used climate simulations to understand rainfall, evaporation and water flow into and out of the Mediterranean for a period spanning 22,000 years around the crisis onset, and tied that to sediment data. (livescience.com)
  • Accelerating global climate change, water warming, ocean acidification and sea level rise, and analyses of their effects on key organisms, entire ecosystems and human socioeconomics are given. (springer.com)
  • Previous climate modelling attempts to estimate future sea level change in the Mediterranean did not meet a consensus. (springer.com)
  • For this reason among others, the use of high resolution regional ocean modelling has been recommended in literature to address the question of ongoing and future Mediterranean sea level change in response to climate change or greenhouse gases emissions. (springer.com)
  • In the present study we analyse different approaches followed by state-of-the-art regional climate models to simulate Mediterranean sea level variability. (springer.com)
  • It is thus crucial to characterize how regional sea level mean and extremes will respond to climate change, in order to make decision on development of adaptation strategies to face risks related to the changing climate. (springer.com)
  • Within this framework, the knowledge of past evolution and future trends of sea surface temperature is crucial for the future climate scenarios. (springer.com)
  • It is therefore clear that a good knowledge of SST climatology, spatial patterns and trends is a main concern regarding Mediterranean and European climate trends and projections, especially in the case of HPE events. (springer.com)
  • We also are witnessing an unprecedented focus on the ocean and leaders in the Mediterranean and beyond can seize this moment to commit to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the global climate agreement of 2015. (panda.org)
  • The Mediterranean Sea has been described as a hot-spot for climate change ( Giorgi, 2006 ) because of a number of reasons. (frontiersin.org)
  • Adloff F, Mikolajewicz U, Kucera M, Grimm R, Maier-Reimer E, Schmiedl G, Emeis KC (2011) Upper ocean climate of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea during the Holocene insolation maximum-a model study. (springer.com)
  • Adloff F (2011) Early Holocene Eastern Mediterranean ocean climate and the stability of its overturning circulation. (springer.com)
  • Mikolajewicz U (2011) Modeling Mediterranean ocean climate of the last glacial maximum. (springer.com)
  • Using lemon juice from the Mediterranean grew up in a warm climate. (rakuten.com)
  • The similarity of the smectite concentrations with fluctuations in sea-surface temperatures of the tropical western Indian Ocean indicates a close relationship between the Indian Ocean climate system and the discharge of the Nile River. (pangaea.de)
  • This Greenpeace report sets out the argument for the urgent establishment of a network of marine reserves across the Mediterranean Sea to safeguard its productivity, its marine life and its ecosystems for the many millions of people who rely on it for their health and well being - now and in the future. (greenpeace.org)
  • The bad news is, the byproducts of this chemical weapon destruction will be dumped into the Mediterranean Sea where they could damage fragile ecosystems. (greenprophet.com)
  • In his foreword, European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, said, "developing a strong and sustainable Blue Economy for the Mediterranean region will greatly depend on keeping our sea, coastlines, and marine ecosystems healthy, and where possible to restore degraded ecosystems. (panda.org)
  • Climatic and anthropogenic forcings will combine in the future in uncertain ways and will potentially create a wide range of pressures on the Mediterranean Sea ecosystems. (frontiersin.org)
  • We reconstructed a synchronous shift in the state of deep-sea benthic ecosystems, documenting a rapid expansion of dysoxic to anoxic conditions with onset of S1 deposition. (springer.com)
  • In the Mediterranean Sea area, sediments are striped with dark and light bands that correspond to surges and die-offs of sea life as a result of those climactic shifts. (livescience.com)
  • Emeis KC, Weissert H (2009) Tethyan-Mediterranean organic carbon-rich sediments from Mesozoic black shales to sapropels. (springer.com)
  • Möbius J, Lahajnar N, Emeis KC (2010) Diagenetic control of nitrogen isotope ratios in Holocene sapropels and recent sediments from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. (springer.com)
  • Distribution of artificial radionuclides in deep sediments of the Mediterranean Sea. (lancs.ac.uk)
  • However, deep sea sediments have the potential to store and accumulate pollutants, including artificial radionuclides. (lancs.ac.uk)
  • The 137Cs/210Pbxs ratio showed differences between the eastern (0.049) and western basins (0.030), clearly significant impact of deep sea sediments from the Chernobyl accident. (lancs.ac.uk)
  • These data show that the accumulation of artificial radionuclides in deep Mediterranean environments is much lower than predicted by other studies from the analysis of continental shelf sediments. (lancs.ac.uk)
  • The Royal Navy's flagship HMS Bulwark is likely to join migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday after spending last week docked because of a diplomatic issue with Italy over how rescued immigrants would be dealt with. (ibtimes.com)
  • Hence, significantly higher wet mass, dry mass and protein values in Mediterranean larvae may represent adaptive traits allowing for early posthatching survival and development under food-limited conditions in an oligotrophic environment. (awi.de)
  • About 6 million years ago, the Strait of Gibraltar linking the Mediterranean with the Atlantic Ocean was closed and instead, two channels - one in Northern Morocco and another in Southern Spain - fed the sea with salty water and let it flow out, said study co-author Rachel Flecker, a geologist at the University of Bristol in England. (livescience.com)
  • Changes in the freshwater flux inside the Mediterranean (evaporation, precipitation or rivers runoff) do not modify the sea level as far as they are quickly compensated by changes in the transports at the Strait of Gibraltar. (springer.com)
  • The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Spain in Europe from Morocco in Africa. (absoluteastronomy.com)
  • These tragedies, which represent half of the total deaths so far in 2018, took place as there were no longer non-governmental organisation (NGO) rescue boats active on the Central Mediterranean. (msf.org.uk)
  • The Aegean is connected through the straits of the Dardanelles , the Sea of Marmara , and the Bosporus to the Black Sea, while the island of Crete can be taken as marking its boundary on the south. (britannica.com)
  • Within the Mediterranean, the Straits of Yucatán to the Gulf of Mexico connect with the Caribbean, and by the Panama Canal, built in the 20th century, it is connected to the Pacific. (wikipedia.org)
  • Striking map of the region of the Gulf of Valencia, Mediterranean and Straits of Gibralter to the Bay of Biscay and Bretagne. (raremaps.com)
  • Sea turtles are highly migratory by nature and face a range of human-induced threats at sea and on land.A disturbing fact, featured in the review, is a bycatch rate of up to 200,000 loggerheads per year, leading to more than 50,000 deaths through direct interaction alone. (phys.org)
  • The migratory jellyfish Rhopilema nomadica has entered the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal in the late 1970's and rapidly expanded in the central and western Mediterranean. (tudav.org)
  • She is also Principal Investigator on the ESRC project Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences, which is an international collaborative project documenting the journeys, experiences, expectations and claims of people on the move in precarious situations across the eastern and central Mediterranean routes. (backdoorbroadcasting.net)
  • We evaluate the skills of the different simulations in the frame of long-term hindcast simulations spanning from 1980 to 2012 analysing sea level variability from seasonal to multidecadal scales. (springer.com)
  • The spatiotemporal variability in the vertical distribution of the chlorophyll concentration in the Mediterranean Sea is investigated. (biogeosciences.net)
  • One month ago, the search and rescue ship Aquarius, run by SOS MEDITERRANEE in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), was blocked by Italian authorities from disembarking 630 people rescued at sea. (msf.org.uk)
  • Abdicating all responsibilities for search and rescue in the Mediterranean to the Libyan Coastguard will only result in more deaths. (msf.org.uk)
  • In the face of this tragedy MSF again reiterates that whilst search and rescue is lifesaving, providing safe and legal routes is the only way to end deaths at sea. (msf.ie)
  • Water temperatures in the Aegean are influenced by the cold-water masses of low temperature that flow in from the Black Sea to the northeast. (britannica.com)
  • The sea surface temperature in the Aegean ranges from about 60 to 77 °F (16 to 25 °C), varying with location and time of year. (britannica.com)
  • Our daily charts of Mediterranean water surface temperature processed from advanced very-high resolution radiometer (AVHRR) data acquired by NOAA-14 and NOAA-15 polar satellites. (eurometeo.com)
  • According to the last IPCC Assessment Report [AR5, IPCC 2013 ], the expected change in the global temperature during the next decades will lead to sea level rise through thermal expansion of the ocean and melting of ice sheets and glaciers. (springer.com)
  • In this study, a consistent warming trend has been found for daily sea surface temperature data series derived from satellites (1982-2016) for the whole Mediterranean region and for different temporal scales, from daily to monthly, seasonal and decadal estimates. (springer.com)
  • Two main distribution modes have been found for sea surface temperature in winter and summer, while spring and fall show transitional regimes. (springer.com)
  • This huge storage of energy has led to an increase in global sea surface temperature (SST hereafter) and a rise in global sea level. (springer.com)
  • The consequences of these results for estimates of the Mediterranean temperature and salinity trends obtained from numerical modelling are also considered. (nerc.ac.uk)
  • driven by temperature in both sites, as in o ther temperate Mediterranean regions. (deepdyve.com)
  • Lobster larvae hatch in the Mediterranean Sea predominantly in winter when both water temperature and planktonic food availability are at a minimum, while hatching in the Irish Sea occurs under more favourable conditions in spring. (awi.de)
  • Rome, Italy - Along its 46,000km coastline, the Mediterranean Sea supports around 150 million people living along its shores. (panda.org)
  • These findings support the transferability of this dietary pattern beyond the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. (prolekare.cz)
  • Principal component analysis revealed a significant clustering of the Mediterranean samples into North African and South European groups consistent with the results from the hierarchical AMOVA, which showed a low but significant differentiation between groups from the two shores. (biomedcentral.com)
  • As there is no consensus between the two genomic regions regarding gene flow through the Sahara, it is hard to reach a solid conclusion about its role in the differentiation between the two Mediterranean shores and more data are necessary to reach a definite conclusion. (biomedcentral.com)
  • However our data suggest that the Mediterranean Sea was at least partially a barrier to gene flow between the two shores. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Baltic Sea is a brackish inland sea, alleged to be the largest body of brackish water in the world (other possibilities include the Black Sea). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas are characterised by a common feature of being geographically enclosed or semi-enclosed basins, subject to intense anthropogenic pressures while providing important resources on which major economic activities of international, regional and national importance rely. (ioinst.org)
  • This year's course content shall be delivered in the form of 3 stand-alone Study-Units (GSC 5101, GSC 5102 and GSC 5103), which together make up the full Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic & Caspian Seas. (ioinst.org)
  • The 15th edition of the annual five-week Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas held in Malta from the 4th November to the 6th December was inaugurated through a ceremony presided over by Awni Behnam, Antonella Vassallo and Alan Deidun. (ioinst.org)
  • In the latter area, a signal of differentiation between the transitional area (Alboran Sea) and the rest of the Mediterranean was detected. (csic.es)
  • In situ measurements of desert dust particles above the western Mediterranean Sea with the. (atmos-chem-phys.net)
  • Zooplankton diel vertical migration in the Corsica Channel (north-western Mediterranean Sea). (ocean-sci.net)
  • Given the biological richness and concentration of economic activities in the Mediterranean Sea, the affects of plastic pollution on marine and human life are expected to be particularly frequent in this plastic accumulation region. (nih.gov)
  • The research paper, A lionfish ( Pterois miles ) invasion has begun in the Mediterranean Sea, will be published on 28 June in Marine Biodiversity Records. (plymouth.ac.uk)
  • Since 1981 the National Centre for Marine Sciences of the National Council for Scientific Research in Lebanon has carried out a project to study the sea currents in the area of the Lebanese coast. (bodc.ac.uk)
  • Home » Our Fields » Marine Biodiversity » Biological Invasions » Press Release - Warning for Jellyfish in the Mediterranean Sea! (tudav.org)
  • 2013). Therefore, sea bream and sea bass escapees might lead to a wide number of serious negative consequences to the marine environment. (thefishsite.com)
  • Although unlikely, they could be considered as a " baseline " of expected consequences of climatic changes on marine conditions in the Mediterranean. (frontiersin.org)
  • Conservation of the Mediterranean marine turtles is an international issue and as such, requires international solutions and international financial support. (britishcheloniagroup.org.uk)
  • The combined Soreq and Peqiin δ 18 O record for the last 250 kyr excellently matches the published Globigerinoides ruber ( G. ruber ) marine δ 18 O record for the EM Sea, with the isotopic compositional difference Δ G.ruber -speleothems remaining relatively constant at −5.6 ± 0.7‰, thus establishing for the first time a robust, exploitable link between the land and the marine isotopic records. (deepdyve.com)
  • In the last 20 years, Cetacean Morbillivirus (CeMV) has been responsible for many die-offs in marine mammals worldwide, as clearly exemplified by the two dolphin morbillivirus (DMV) epizootics of 1990-1992 and 2006-2008, which affected Mediterranean striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba). (ucm.es)
  • Teresa Bottari , Giuseppa Scarfì , and Salvatore Giacobbe "Mass Mortality in Noah'S Ark Arca noae (Linnaeus, 1758): A Case Study from the Strait of Messina (Mediterranean Sea)," Journal of Shellfish Research 36(3), 749-753, (1 December 2017). (bioone.org)
  • Sea rescue operations are becoming a race through a maritime graveyard and our rescue teams are overwhelmed by a policy made crisis where we feel powerless to stop the loss of life," said Stefano Argenziano, Manager of Migration Operations for MSF. (msf.ie)
  • Step aboard the grand sailing vessel 'Sea Cloud' for a leisurely cruise revealing iconic cities of the Mediterranean and Adriatic - as well as lesser-known ports of call - all while enjoying luxurious cabins, attentive service and fine dining en route. (abercrombiekent.com)
  • Herpesvirus was determined by molecular methods in tissue samples from a male fin whale juvenile (Balaenoptera physalus) and a female common minke whale calf (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) stranded on the Mediterranean coast of the Region of Valencia (Spain). (ucm.es)
  • On 10 July 2011, a male fin whale stranded at Moncofa on the Mediterranean coast of Castellón in the Region of Valencia, Spain (39°48′31.78″N 0°08′49.40″W). The animal was classified as juvenile based on its length of approximately 900 cm. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Stroll down the sea promenade, watch the sailing boats and try our excellent wines and dishes in one of the restaurants. (wimdu.co.uk)
  • Diamant A, Ucko M, Paperna I, Colorni A, Lipshitz A (2005) Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivavulida) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: Redescription and molecular phylogeny. (springer.com)