This is the updated list of our papers on International Scientific Indexing (ISI) Journals, sorted by year


von Schuckmann K. (2021). Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 5, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 14:sup1, 1-185, DOI: 10.1080/1755876X.2021.1946240

Casabianca S., Bellingeri A., Capellacci S., Sbrana A., Russo T., Corsi I., Penna A. (2021) Ecological implications beyond the ecotoxicity of plastic debris on marine phytoplankton assemblage structure and functioning. Environmental Pollution 290.

Franceschini S., Cau A., D’Andrea L., Follesa M.C. and Russo T. (2021) Eating Near the Dump: Identification of Nearby Plastic Hotspot as a Proxy for Potential Microplastic Contamination in the Norwegian Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus). Front. Mar. Sci. 8:682616. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.682616

Milisenda G., Garofalo G., Fiorentino F., Colloca F., Maynou F., Ligas A., Musumeci C., Bentes L., Gonçalves J.M.S., Erzini K., Russo T., D’Andrea L. and Vitale S. (2021) Identifying Persistent Hot Spot Areas of Undersized Fish and Crustaceans in Southern European Waters: Implication for Fishery Management Under the Discard Ban Regulation. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:610241. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.610241

Cardinale M., Colloca F., Bonanno A., Scarcella G., Arneri A., Jadaud A., Saraux C., Aronica S., Genovese S., Barra M., Basilone G., Angelini S., Falsone F., Gancitano V., Santojanni A., Fiorentino F., Milisenda G., Murenu M., Russo T., Carpi P., Guijarro B., P ́erez Gil J.L., Gonza lez M., Torres P., Gir ́aldez A., García C., Esteban A., García E., Vivas M., Massutí E., Ordines F., Quetglas A., Gil Herrera J. (2021). The Mediterranean fishery management: A call for shifting the current paradigm from duplication to synergy. Marine Policy 104612

Paradis S., Lo Iacono C., Masqu ́ea P., Puig P., Palanques A., Russo T., the ISLAND Cruise team (2021). Evidence of large increases in sedimentation rates due to fish trawling in submarine canyons of the Gulf of Palermo (SW Mediterranean). Marine Pollution Bulletin 172 112861


D’Andrea L., Campos A., Erzini K., Fonseca P., Franceschini S., Kavadas S., Maina I., Maynou F., Russo T (2020). The MINOUWApp: a web-based tool in support of by-catch and discards management. Environ Monit Assess 192:754

De Angelis P, D’Andrea L, Franceschini S, Cataudella S, Russo T (2020). Strategies and trends of bottom trawl fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Policy 118.

D’Andrea L, Parisi A, Fiorentino F, Garofalo G, Gristina M, Cataudella S, Russo T (2020). smartR: An r package for spatial modelling of fisheries and scenario simulation of management strategies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11(7) 859-868.

Casabianca S, Capellacci S, Ricci F, Andreoni F, Russo T, Scardi M, Penna A (2020). Structure and environmental drivers of phytoplanktonic resting stage assemblages in the central Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 639:73-89.


Franceschini S, Mattei F, D’Andrea L, Di Nardi A, Fiorentino F, Garofalo G, Scardi M, Cataudella S, Russo T (2019). Rummaging through the bin: Modelling marine litter distribution using Artificial Neural Networks. Marine Pollution Bulletin 149.

Paradis S, Pusceddu A, Masqué P, Puig P, Moccia D, Russo T,  Lo Iacono C (2019). Organic matter contents and degradation in a highly trawled area during fresh particle inputs (Gulf of Castellammare, southwestern Mediterranean). Biogeosciences 16 (21).

Russo T, Franceschini S, D’Andrea L, Scardi M, Parisi A, Cataudella S (2019). Predicting fishing footprint of trawlers from environmental and fleet data: an application of artificial neural networks. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Mendo T, Smout S, Russo T, D’Andrea L, James M (2019). Effect of temporal and spatial resolution on identification of fishing activities in small-scale fisheries using pots and traps. ICES Journal of Marine Science 76.

Russo T, D’Andrea L, Franceschini S, Accadia P, Cucco A, Garofalo G, Gristina M, Parisi A, Quattrocchi G, Sabatella RF, Sinerchia M, Canu DM, Cataudella S and Fiorentino F (2019) Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Measures of Trawl Fisheries in the Central Mediterranean Sea: Application of a Multi-Species Bio-economic Modeling Approach. Frontiers in Marine Science. 

Russo T, Carpentieri P, D’Andrea L, De Angelis P, Fiorentino F, Franceschini S, Garofalo G, Labanchi L, Parisi A, Scardi M and Cataudella S (2019) Trends in Effort and Yield of Trawl Fisheries: A Case Study From the Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science.



Cianchetti-Benedetti M, Dell’Omo G, Russo T, Catoni C, Quillfeldt P (2018) Interactions between commercial fishing vessels and a pelagic seabird in the Southern Mediterranean Sea. BMC Ecology 2018, 18:54.

Pierdomenico M, Russo T, Ambroso S, Gori A, Martorelli E, D’Andrea L, Gili JM, Chiocci FL. Effects of trawling activity on the bamboo-coral Isidella elongata and the sea pen Funiculina quadrangularis along the Gioia Canyon (Western Mediterranean, southern Tyrrhenian Sea). Progress in Oceanography.

Lucchetti A, Belardinelli A, Zorica B, Marčeta B, D’Andrea L, Virgili M, Martinelli M, Russo T, Čikeš Keč V. Small pelagic purse seines in the Adriatic Sea: a spatial analysis and technical overview in relation to Mediterranean Regulation provisions. Marine Policy 98, 104–114.

Amoroso R, Pitcher CR, Rijnsdorp AD, McConnaughey RA, Parma AM, Suuronen P, Eigaard OR, Bastardie F, Hintzen NT, Althaus F, Baird SJ, Jenny Black J, Buhl‐Mortensen L, Campbell A, Catarino R, Collie J, James H. Cowan JH Jr., Durholtz D, Engstrom N, Fairweather TP, Fock HO, Ford R, Gálvez PA, Gerritsen H, González JA, Hiddink JG, Hughes KM, Intelmann SS, Jenkins C, Patrik Jonsson P, Kainge P, Kangas M, Kathena J, Kavadas S, Leslier RW, Lewis SG, Lundy M, Makin D, Julie Martin J, Mazor T, Mirelis GG, Newman SJ, Papadopoulou N, Paulette E. Posen PE, Rochester W, Russo T, Sala A, Semmens JM, Silva C, Tsolos A, Vanelslandero B, Wakefield CB, Wood BA, Ray Hilborn R, Kaiser MJ, Jennings S (2018) Bottom trawl-fishing footprints on the world’s continental shelves. Proceedings of the National Accademy of Sciences of the Unites States. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1802379115

Russo T, Morello EB, Parisi A, Scarcella G, Angelini S, Labanchi L, Martinelli M,  D’Andrea L, Santojanni A, Arneri E, Cataudella S (2017). A model combining landings and VMS data to estimate landings by fishing ground and harbor. Fisheries Research 199, 218–230.


Lauria V, Garofalo G, Fiorentino F, Massi D, Milisenda G, Piraino S, Russo T, Gristina M (2017). Species distribution models of two critically endangered deep-sea octocorals reveal fishing impacts on vulnerable marine ecosystems in central Mediterranean Sea. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 8049

Gattone SA, De Sanctis A, Russo T, Pulcini D (2017). A shape distance based on the Fisher-Rao metric and its application for shapes clustering. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 487, 93-102

Russo T, Bisetto I, Carbonara P, Carlucci R, D’Andrea L, Facchini MT, Lembo G, Maiorano P, Sion L, Spedicato MT, Tursi A, Cataudella S (2017). A Holistic Approach to Fishery Management: Evidence and Insights from a Central Mediterranean Case Study (Western Ionian Sea). Front. Mar. Sci., doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00193

Eigaard OR, Bastardie F, Niels T, Hintzen T, Buhl-Mortensen L, Buhl-Mortensen M, Catarino R, Dinesen GE, Egekvist J, Fock H, Geitner K, Gerritsen H, Marín González M, Jonsson P, Kavadas S, Laffargue P, Lundy M, Mirelis GG, Rasmus Nielsen J, Papadopoulou N, Posen PE, Pulcinella J, Russo T, Sala A, Silva C, Smith CJ, Vanelslander B, Rijnsdorp AD (2017). The footprint of bottom trawling in European waters: distribution, intensity, and seabed integrity. Ices Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsw194.



Gambino M, Accadia P, Pinello D, Russo T, Malvarosa L, Sabatella EC, Cozzolino M, Sabatella RF (2016). Towards an Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Campania Region (Italy): A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Analysis of Coastal Fishery Activities and their Socio-Economic Management. Procedia: Social & Behavioral Sciences, vol. 223, p. 342-348, ISSN: 1877-0428, doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.05.239.

Russo T, D’Andrea L, Parisi A, Martinelli M, Belardinelli A, Boccoli F, Cignini I, Tordoni M, Cataudella S. (2016). Assessing the fishing footprint using data integrated from different tracking devices: issues and opportunities. Ecological Indicators 69: 818–827.

Carlucci R, Fanizza C, Cipriano G, Paoli C, Russo T, Vassallo P. (2016). Modeling the spatial distribution of the striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) and common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in the Gulf of Taranto (Northern Ionian Sea, Central-eastern Mediterranean Sea). Ecological Indicators 9: 707–721.

Russo T, Carpentieri P, Fiorentino F, Arneri E, Scardi M, Cioffi A, Cataudella S. (2016). Modeling landings profiles of fishing vessels: An application of Self-Organizing Maps to VMS and logbook data. Fisheries Research 181: 34–47.

D’Onghia G., Calculli C., Capezzuto F., Carlucci R., Carluccio A., Grehan A., Indennidate A., Maiorano P., Mastrototaro F., Pollice A., Russo T., Savini A., Sion L., Tursi, A. 2016. Anthropogenic impact in the Santa Maria di Leuca cold-water coral province (Mediterranean Sea): Observations and conservation straits. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Lucchetti A. Pulcinella J., Angelini V., Pari S., Russo T., Cataudella S. 2016. An interaction index to predict turtle bycatch in a Mediterranean bottom trawl fishery. Ecological Indicators 60 (2016) 557–564.


Coria C.A.N., Tesei L., Scarcella G., Russo T., Merelli, E. (2015). Sea-scale agent-based simulator of Solea solea in the adriatic sea. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 8938, pp. 259-275.

Pulcini D., Cataudella S., Boglione C., Russo T., Wheeler P.A., Prestinicola L., Thorgaard G.H. (2015). Testing the relationship between domestication and developmental instability in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Teleostei, Salmonidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114: 608–628.

Russo T., Pulcinella J., Parisi A., Martinelli M., Belardinell A., Santojanni A., Cataudella S., Colella S., Anderlini L. (2015) Modeling the strategy of mid-water trawlers targeting small pelagic fish in the Adriatic Sea and its drivers. Ecological Modelling 300: 102–113. 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.12.001.

Russo T., D’Andrea L., Parisi A., Cataudella S. (2014) VMSbase: An R-Package for VMS and Logbook Data Management and Analysis in Fisheries Ecology. Plos One 9(6): e100195. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100195.


Boglione C., Pulcini D., Scardi M., Palamara E., Russo T., Cataudella S. (2014) Skeletal Anomaly Monitoring in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum 1792) Reared under Different Conditions. Plos One 9(5): e96983. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096983.

Scarcella G., Grati F., Raicevich S., Russo T., Gramolini R., Scott R.D., Polidori P., Domenichetti F., Bolognini L., Giovanardi O., Celić I., Sabatini L., Vrgoč N., Isajlović I., Marčeta B., Fabi G. (2014) Common sole in the northern and central Adriatic Sea: Spatial management scenarios to rebuild the stock. Journal of Sea Research 89, 12-22.

Russo T., Parisi A., Garofalo G., Gristina M., Cataudella S., et al. (2014) SMART: A Spatially Explicit Bio-Economic Model for Assessing and Managing Demersal Fisheries, with an Application to Italian Trawlers in the Strait of Sicily. Plos One 9(1): e86222. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086222.

Russo T., Scardi M., Cataudella S. (2014) Applications of Self-Organizing Maps for Ecomorphological Investigations through Early Ontogeny of Fish. Plos One 9(1): e86646. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086646.


Tancioni L., Russo T., Cataudella S., Milana V., Hett A.K., Corsi E., Rossi A.R. (2013). Testing Species Delimitations in Four Italian Sympatric Leuciscine Fishes in the Tiber River: A Combined Morphological and Molecular Approach. Plos One 8(4), 1-10.

Russo T., Parisi A., Cataudella S. (2013). Spatial indicators of fishing pressure: Preliminary analyses and possible developments. Ecological Indicators 26, 141–153.

Pulcini D., Wheeler P.A., Cataudella S., Russo T., Thorgaard G.H. (2013). Domestication shapes morphology in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Journal of Fish Biology 82, 390 – 407.


Pulcini D., Russo T., Reale P., Massa-Gallucci A., Brennan G., Cataudella S. (2012). Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum 1782) develop a more robust body shape under organic rearing. Aquaculture Research, 1-13.

Russo T., Pulcini D., Costantini D., Pedreschi D., Palamara E., Boglione C., Cataudella S., Scardi M., Mariani S. (2012). “Right” or “Wrong”? A contribution to the ecology of sidedness in European flounder, Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758). Journal of Morphology 273:337–346.


Russo T., Parisi A., Prorgi M., Boccoli F., Cignini I., Tordoni M., Cataudella S. (2011). When behaviour reveals activity: inferring fishing métier from VMS data by artificial neural network. Fisheries Research 111: 53–64.

Russo T., Parisi A., Cataudella S. (2011). New insights in interpolating fishing tracks from VMS data for different métiers. Fisheries Research 108: 184–194.


Russo T., Scardi M., Boglione C., Cataudella S. (2010). Application of the Self-Organizing Map to the study of skeletal anomalies in aquaculture: The case of dusky grouper (Epinephelus marginatus Lowe, 1834) juveniles reared under different rearing conditions. Aquaculture 315: 69-77.

Russo T., Prestinicola L., Scardi M., Palamara E., Cataudella S., Boglione C. (2010). Progress in modeling quality in aquaculture: an application of Self-Organizing Map to the study of skeletal anomalies and meristic counts in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata, L. 1758). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26: 360–365.

Toscano B., Pulcini D., Hayden B., Russo T., Kelly-Quinn M. & Mariani S. (2010). An ecomorphological framework for the coexistence of two cyprinid fish and their hybrids in a novel environment. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 99: 768–783.


Russo T., Mariani S., Baldi P., Parisi A., Magnifico G. & Cataudella S. (2009). Progress in modelling herring populations: individual-based model of growth. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences 66: 1718-1725.

Russo T., Baldi P., Parisi A., Magnifico G., Mariani S., & Cataudella S. (2009). Lévy processes and stochastic von Bertalanffy models of growth, with application to fish population analysis. Journal of Theoretical Biology 258: 521-529.

Russo T., Boglione C., De Marzi P. & Cataudella S. (2009). Feeding preferences of the dusky grouper larvae reared in semi-intensive conditions: a contribution addressing the domestication of this species. Aquaculture 289: 289-296.

Russo T., Pulcini D., Bruner E. & Cataudella S. (2009). Shape and Size Variation: Growth and Development of the Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus Lowe, 1834). Journal of Morphology 270: 83-96.


Russo T., Pulcini D., O’Leary Á., Cataudella S. & Mariani S. (2008). Relationship between body shape and trophic niche segregation in two closely related sympatric fishes. Journal of Fish Biology 73: 809-828


Russo T., Costa C. & Cataudella S. (2007). Correspondence between shape and feeding habit changes throughout ontogeny of gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata L., 1758. Journal of Fish Biology 71: 629-656.