Marine Life Protectors

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  Scientific articles: Research on sea turtles

  Stability of facial scale patterns on green sea turtles Chelonia mydas over time: A validation for the use of a photo-identification method  ; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology; March 2016

  Satellite Tracking Sea Turtles: Opportunities and Challenges to Address Key Questions  ; Frontiers in Marine Science; November 2018

  Scientific articles: Coral Reefs, Coral & Coral Bleaching

  Applied marine hyperspectral imaging; coral bleaching from a spectral viewpoint  Spectroscopy Europe; March 2019
  Reef-building corals' unexpected resilience to warming oceans  Australian Institute of Marine Science; October 2019
  Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020 Report  Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN); October 2021

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  The Nature of Crustose Coralline Algae and Their Interactions on Reefs  Semantic Scholar; 2013

  Scientific articles & introductions: Seagrass meadows

  Seagrass and Seagrass Beds  Smithsonian Ocean Institute; April 2018

  Benthic algal and seagrass communities in Baa Atoll Maldives  Researchgate; Atoll Research Bulletin; January 2012

  Scientific articles: Whales & Dolphins

  Nautical tourism affects common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus M.) foraging success in a NATURA 2000 site, North-Eastern Adriatic Sea  Researchgate; Mediterranean Marine Science; March 2021

  First report on abundance and distribution of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the NATURA 2000 area, Istria, North-eastern Adriatic Sea  Researchgate; Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK;   August 2017