Papers published in ISI journals with impact factor (n=130)



Desiderà E., Magnani L., Navone A., Guidetti P., Mazzoldi C., 2019. First direct evidence of reproductive behaviour of the white grouper, Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817). Mediterranean Marine Science, 20(2), 326-330. doi:

Bennett NJ, Di Franco A, Calò A, Nethery E., Niccolini F., Milazzo M., Guidetti P., in press. Local support for conservation is associated with perceptions of good governance, social impacts, and ecological effectiveness. Conservation Letters 2019;e12640.

Guidetti P., Addis P., Atzori F., Bussotti S., Calò A., Cau Al., Culioli J.M., De Lucia G.A., Di Franco A., Di Lorenzo M., Follesa M.C., Gazale V., Massaro G., Mura F., Navone A., Pala D., Panzalis P.A., Pusceddu A., Ruiu A., Cau A., 2019. Assessing the potential of marine Natura 2000 sites to produce ecosystemwide effects in rocky reefs: a case study from Sardinia Island (Italy). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29:537–545.

Scianna C., Niccolini F., Giakoumi., Di Franco A., Gaines S.D., Bianchi C.N., Scaccia L., Bava S., Cappanera V., Charbonnel E., Culioli J.M., Di Carlo G., De Franco F., Dimitriadis C., Panzalis P.A., Santoro P., Guidetti P., 2019. Organization Science improves management effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas. Journal of Environmental Management, 240: 285-292.

Di Franco A, Calo` A, Sdiri K, Cattano C, Milazzo M, Guidetti P., 2019. Ocean acidification affects somatic and otolith growth relationship in fish: evidence from an in situ study. Biology Letters, 15: 20180662.

Desiderà E., Guidetti P., Panzalis P.A., Navone A., Valentini-Poirrier C.A., Boissery P., Gervaise C., Di Iorio L., 2019. Acoustic fish communities: sound diversity of rocky habitats reflects fish species diversity. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 608: 183–197;

Giakoumi S., Pey A., Di Franco A., Francour P., Kizilkaya Z., Arda Y., Raybaud V., Guidetti P., 2019. Exploring the relationships between Marine Protected Areas and invasive fish in the world’s most invaded sea. Ecological Applications, 29(1): e018



Bakiu R., Cakalli M., Korro K., Di Franco A., Guidetti P., 2018. Small-scale fisheries at an Albanian Marine Protected Area: a collaborative attitude is associated with higher catches. Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 10: 527-535.

Giakoumi S., McGowan J., Mills M., Beger M., Bustamante R.H., Charles A., Christie P., Fox M., Garcia-Borboroglu P., Gelcich S., Guidetti P., Mackelworth P., Maina J.M., McCook L., Micheli F., Morgan L.E., Mumby P.J., Reyes L.M., White A., Grorud-Colvert K., Possingham H.P., 2018. Revisiting “Success” and “Failure” of Marine Protected Areas: A Conservation Scientist Perspective. Frontiers in Marine Sciences, 5: 223. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00223
Scianna C., Niccolini F., Bianchi C.N., Guidetti P., 2018. Applying organization science to assess the management performance of Marine Protected Areas: an exploratory study. Journal of Environmental Management, 223: 175–184

Bussotti S., Di Franco A., Bianchi C.N., Chevaldonné P., Egea L., Fanelli E., Lejeusne C., Musco L., Navarro-Barranco C., Pey A., Planes S., Vieux-Ingrassia J.V., Guidetti P., 2018. Fish mitigate trophic depletion in marine cave ecosystems. Scientific Reports 8, 9193;

Ben Lamine E., Guidetti P., Romdhane M., Francour P., 2018. Fish assemblages along the coasts of Tunisia: a baseline study to assess the effectiveness of future Marine Protected Areas. Mediterranean Marine Science, 19: 11-20. doi:
O’Leary B.C., Ban N.C., Fernandez M., Friedlander A.M., García-Borboroglu P., Golbuu Y., Guidetti P., Harris J.M., Hawkins J.P., Langlois T., McCauley D.J., Pikitch E.K., Richmond R.H., Roberts C.M., 2018. Addressing criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas. BioScience, 68: 359–370.
Zupan M., Bulleri F., Evans J., Fraschetti S., Guidetti P., Garcia-Rubies A., Sostres M., Asnaghi V., Caro A., Deudero S., Goñi R., Guarnieri G., Guilhaumon F., Kersting D., Kokkali A., Kruschel C., Macic V., Mangialajo L., Mallol S., Macpherson E., Panucci A., Radolovic M., Ramdani M., Schembri P.J., Terlizzi A., Villa E., Claudet J., 2018. How good is your marine protected area at curbing threats?. Biological Conservation, 221: 237–245
Guidetti P, Danovaro R., 2018. Global ocean conservation under the magnifying glass. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28: 259–260
Bianchi, C., Caroli, F., Guidetti, P., & Morri, C., 2018. Seawater warming at the northern reach for southern species: Gulf of Genoa, NW Mediterranean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98: 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0025315417000819
Di Franco A., Plass-Johnson J.G., Di Lorenzo M., Meola B., Claudet J., Gaines S.D., García-Charton J.A., Giakoumi S., Grorud-Colvert K., Hackradt C.W., Micheli F., Guidetti P., 2018. Linking home ranges to protected area size: the case study of the Mediterranean Sea. Biological Conservation, 221: 175–181



Bussotti S., Di Franco A., Pey A., Vieux-Ingrassia J.V., Planes S., Guidetti P., 2017. Distribution patterns of marine cave fishes and the potential role of the cardinal fish Apogon imberbis (Linnaeus, 1758) for cave ecosystem functioning in the western Mediterranean. Aquatic Living Resources, 30 15. DOI:
Cattano C., Calò A., Di Franco A., Firmamento R., Quattrocchi F., Sdiri K., Guidetti P., Milazzo M., 2017. Ocean acidification does not impair predator recognition but increases juvenile growth in a temperate wrasse off CO2 seeps. Marine Environmental Research, 132: 33-40.

Giakoumi S., Scianna C., Plass-Johnson J., Micheli F., Grorud-Colvert K., Thiriet P., Claudet J., Di Carlo G., Di Franco A., Gaines S.D., García-Charton J.A., Lubchenco J., Reimer J., Sala E., Guidetti P., 2017. Ecological effects of full and partial protection in the crowded Mediterranean Sea: a regional meta-analysis. Scientific Reports 7, 8940; doi:10.1038/s41598-017-08850-w

Thibaut T., Blanfuné A., Boudouresque C.F., Personnic S., Ruitton S., Ballesteros E., Bellan-Santini D., Bianchi C.N., Bussotti S., Cebrian E., Cheminée A., Culioli J.M., Derrien-Courtel S., Guidetti P., Harmelin-Vivien M., Hereu B., Morri C., Poggiale J.C., Verlaque M., 2017. An ecosystem-based approach to assess the status of Mediterranean algae-dominated shallow rocky reefs. Marine Pollution Bulletin 117: 311–329.



Prato G., Barrier C., Francour P., Cappanera V., Markantonatou V., Guidetti P., Mangialajo L., Cattaneo-Vietti R., Gascuel D., 2016. Assessing interacting impacts of artisanal and recreational fisheries in a small Marine Protected Area (Portofino, NW Mediterranean Sea). Ecosphere 7(12):e01601. 10.1002/ecs2.1601

Sahyoun R., Guidetti P., Di Franco A., Planes S., 2016. Patterns of fish connectivity between a Marine Protected Area and surrounding fished areas. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167441.

Di Franco A.,Thiriet P., Di Carlo G., Dimitriadis C., Francour P., Gutiérrez N.L., Jeudy de Grissac A., Koutsoubas D., Milazzo M., del Mar Otero M., Piante C., Plass-Johnson J., Sainz-Trapaga S., Santarossa L., Tudela S., Guidetti P., 2016. Five key attributes can increase marine protected areas performance for small-scale fisheries management. Scientific Reports 6, 38135; doi: 10.1038/srep38135

Thiriet P.D., Di Franco A., Cheminé A., Guidetti P., Bianchimani O., Basthard-Bogain S., Cottalorda J.M., Arceo H., Moranta J., Lejeune P., Francour P., Mangialajo L., 2016. Abundance and diversity of crypto- and necto-benthic coastal fish are higher in marine forests than in structurally less complex macroalgal assemblages. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164121. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164121

Milazzo M., Quattrocchi F., Azzurro E., Palmeri A., Chemello R., Di Franco A., Guidetti P., Sala E., Sciandra M., Badalamenti F., García-Charton J.A., 2016. Warming-related shifts in the distribution of two competing coastal wrasses. Marine Environmental Research 120: 55-67.

Di Lorenzo M., Claudet J., Guidetti P., 2016. Spillover from marine protected areas to adjacent fisheries has an ecological and a fishery component. Journal for Nature Conservation 32: 62–66.

Di Lorenzo M., Fernandez T.M., Badalamenti F., Guidetti P., Starr R.M., Giacalone V.M., Di Franco A., D'Anna G., 2016. Diel activity and variability in habitat use of white sea bream in a temperate marine protected area. Marine Environmental Research 116: 1-9.

Guidetti P., Magnani L., Navone A., 2016. First record of the acanthurid fish Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852) in the Mediterranean Sea, with some considerations on the risk associated with the aquarium trade. Mediterranean Marine Science 17: 147-151.



Di Franco A., Calò A., Pennetta A., De Benedetto G., Planes S., Guidetti P., 2015. Dispersal of larval and juvenile seabream: Implications for Mediterranean marine protected areas. Biological Conservation 192: 361–368.

Scianna C., Niccolini F., Gaines S.D., Guidetti P., 2015. ‘Organization Science’: A new prospective to assess marine protected areas effectiveness. Ocean & Coastal Management 116: 443-448. 
Giakoumi S., Halpern B.S., Michel L.N., Gobert S., Sini M., Boudouresque C.F., Gambi M.C., Katsanevakis S., Lejeune P., Montefalcone M., Pergent G., Pergent-Martini C., Sanchez-Jerez P., Velimirov B., Vizzini S., Abadie A., Coll M., Guidetti P., Micheli F., Possingham H.P., 2015. Towards a framework for assessment and management of cumulative human impacts on marine food webs. Conservation Biology 29: 1228-1234.
Di Franco A., Gianni F., Guidetti P., 2015. Mismatch in early life traits between settlers and recruits in a Mediterranean fish: clue of the relevance of the settlement tail? Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 45: 153-159.
Bussotti S., Di Franco A., Francour P., Guidetti P., 2015. Fish assemblages of Mediterranean marine caves. PlosOne 10(4): e0122632. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122632.
Rastorgueff P.A., Bellan-Santini D., Bianchi C.N., Bussotti S., Chevaldonné P., Guidetti P., Harmelin J.G., Montefalcone M., Morri C., Perez T., Ruitton S., Vacelet J., Personnic S., 2015. An ecosystem-based approach to evaluate the ecological quality of Mediterranean undersea caves. Ecological Indicators 54: 137-152.
Guidetti P., Ghigliotti L., Vacchi M., 2015. Insights on spatial distribution patterns of early stages of the Antarctic silverfish, Pleuragramma antarctica, in the platelet ice of Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica. Polar Biology 38: 333-342.



Guidetti P., Baiata P., Ballesteros E., Di Franco A., Hereu B., Macpherson E., Micheli F., Pais A., Panzalis P.A., Rosenberg A.A., Zabala M., Sala E., 2014. Large-scale assessment of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas effects on fish assemblages. PLoS ONE, 9(4): e91841. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091841.
Di Lorenzo M., D’Anna G., Badalamenti F., Giacalone V.M., Starr R., Guidetti P., 2014. Fitting the size of no-take zone sto species movement patterns: a case study on a Mediterranean seabream. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 502: 245-255.
Di Franco A., Bulleri F., Pennetta A., De Benedetto G., Clarke K.R., Guidetti P., 2014. Within-otolith variability in chemical fingerprints: implications for sampling designs and possible environmental interpretation. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101701. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101701
Guidetti P., Parravicini V., Morri C., Bianchi C.N., 2014. Against nature? Why ecologists should not diverge from natural history. Vie et Milieu, 64: 1-8.



Pujolar J.M., Schiavina M., Di Franco A., Melià M., Guidetti P., Gatto M., De Leo G.A., Zane L., 2013. Understanding the effectiveness of marine protected areas using genetic connectivity patterns and Lagrangian simulations. Diversity and Distributions, 19: 1531-1542.
La Mesa G., Guidetti P., Bussotti S., Cattaneo-Vietti R., Manganaro A., Molinari A., Russo G.F., Spanò N., Gennaro V., Tunesi L., 2013. Rocky reef fish assemblages at six Mediterranean marine protected areas: broad-scale patterns in assemblage structure, species richness and composition. Italian Journal of Zoology, 80: 90-103.
Papetti C., Di Franco A., Zane L., Guidetti P., De Simone V., Spizzotin M., Zorica B., Cikes Kec V., Mazzoldi C., 2013. Single population and common natal origin for Adriatic Scomber scombrus stocks: evidence from an integrated approach. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 70: 387-398.
Di Franco A., Kaicheng Q., Calò A., Di Lorenzo M., Planes S., Guidetti P., 2013. Assessing patterns of variability in early life traits: the case study of a Mediterranean coastal fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 476: 227-235.
Sahyoun R., Bussotti S., Di Franco A., Navone A., Panzalis P., Guidetti P., 2013. Protection effects on Mediterranean fish assemblages associated with different rocky habitats. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93: 425-435.
Di Franco A., Di Lorenzo M., Guidetti P., 2013. Spatial patterns of density at multiple life stages in protected and unprotected conditions: an example from a Mediterranean coastal fish. Journal of Sea Research, 76: 73-81.
Guidetti P., Petrillo M., De Benedetto G., Albertelli G., 2013. The use of otolith microchemistry to investigate spawning patterns of European anchovy: a case study in the eastern Ligurian Sea (NW Mediterranean). Fisheries Research, 139: 1-4.
Guidetti P., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Agardy T., 2013. Integrating pelagic and coastal MPAs into large-scale ecosystem-wide management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 23: 179–182.



Di Franco A., Coppini G., Pujolar J.M., De Leo G., Gatto M., Lyubartsev V., Melià P., Zane L., Guidetti P., 2012. Assessing dispersal patterns of fish propagules from a Mediterranean Marine Protected Area. PlosONE, 7(12): e52108. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052108.
Guidetti P., Micheli F., 2012. From arts to marine conservation: a response to Blanford and Stoehr. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10: 123.
Fenberg P.B., Ashworth J.S., Caselle J., Claudet J., Clemence M., Gaines S., García-Charton J.A., Gonçalves E., Grorud-Colvert K., Guidetti P., Jenkins S., Jones P., Lester S., McAllen R., Moland E., Planes S., Sørensen T.K., 2012. The science of European marine reserves: status, efficacy, and future needs. Marine Policy, 36: 1012-1021.
Sala E., Ballesteros E., Dendrinos E., Di Franco A., Ferretti F., Foley D., Fraschetti S., Friedlander A., Garrabou J., Güçlüsoy H., Guidetti P., Halpern B.S., Hereu B., Karamanlidis A., Kizilkaya K., Macpherson E., Mangialajo L., Mariani S., Micheli F., Riser K., Sales M., Starr R., Selkoe K.A., Tomas F., Zabala M., 2012. The structure of Mediterranean rocky reef ecosystems across environmental and human gradients. PlosONE, 7(2): e32742. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032742.
Di Franco A., Gillanders B.M., De Benedetto G., De Leo G.A., Guidetti P., 2012. Dispersal patterns of coastal fish: implications for designing networks of marine protected areas. PlosONE, 7(2): e31681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031681.



Schunter C., Carreras-Carbonell J., Macpherson E., Tintoré J., Vidal-Vijande E., Pascual A., Guidetti P., Pascual M., 2011. Matching genetics with oceanography: directional gene flow in a Mediterranean fish species. Molecular Ecology, 20, 5167-5181.
Guidetti P., Micheli F., 2011. Art serving marine conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9, 374-375.
Guidetti P., 2011. The destructive date-mussel fishery and the persistence of barrens in Mediterranean rocky reefs. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62, 691-695.
Di Franco A., De Benedetto G., De Rinaldis G., Raventos N., Sahyoun R., Guidetti P., 2011. Large scale variability in otolith microstructure and microchemistry: the case study of Diplodus sargus sargus (Sparidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Italian Journal of Zoology, 78, 182-192.
Di Franco A., Guidetti P., 2011. Patterns of variability in early-life traits of fishes depend on spatial scale of analysis. Biology Letters, 7: 454-456.
Bussotti S., Guidetti P., 2011. Timing and habitat preferences for settlement of juvenile fishes in the Marine Protected Area of Torre Guaceto (south-eastern Italy, Adriatic Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology, 78, 243-254.



Claudet J., Guidetti P., 2010. Fishermen contribute to protection of marine reserves. Nature 464: 673.
Azzurro E., Matiddi M., Fanelli E., Guidetti P., La Mesa G., Scarpato A., Axiak V., 2010. Sewage pollution impact on Mediterranean rocky-reef fish assemblages. Marine Environmental Research, 69: 390–397.
Gravili C., Belmonte G., Cecere E., Denitto F., Giangrande A., Guidetti P., Longo C., Mastrototaro F., Moscatello S., Petrocelli A., Piraino S., Terlizzi A., Boero F., 2010. Non-indigenous species (NIS) along the Apulian coast, Italy. Chemistry and Ecology, 26: 121-142.
Parravicini V., Guidetti P., Morri C., Montefalcone M., Donato M., Bianchi C.N., 2010. Consequences of sea water temperature anomalies on a Mediterranean submarine cave ecosystem. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 86: 276-282.
Claudet J., Guidetti P., 2010. Improving assessments of marine protected areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 20: 239-242.
Guidetti P., Bussotti S., Pizzolante F., Ciccolella A., 2010. Assessing the potential of an artisanal fishing co-management in the Marine Protected Area of Torre Guaceto (southern Adriatic Sea, SE Italy). Fisheries Research 101: 180-187.
Guidetti P., Claudet J., 2010. Co-management practices enhance fisheries in marine protected areas. Conservation Biology, 24: 312-318.



Di Franco A., Bussotti S., Navone A., Panzalis P., Guidetti P., 2009. Evaluating effects of total and partial restrictions to fishing on Mediterranean rocky-reef fish assemblages. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 387: 275-285.
Gianguzza P., Bonaviri C., Guidetti P., 2009. Crushing predation of the spiny star Marthasterias glacialis upon the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus. Marine Biology, 156: 1083-1086.
Bussotti S., Guidetti P., 2009. Do Mediterranean fish assemblages associated with marine caves and rocky cliffs differ? Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 81: 65-73.



Guidetti P., Milazzo M., Bussotti S., Molinari A., Murenu M., Pais A., Spanò N., Balzano R., Agardy T., Boero F., Carrada G., Cattaneo-Vietti R., Cau A., Chemello R., Greco S., Manganaro A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Russo G.F., Tunesi L., 2008. Italian marine reserve effectiveness: does enforcement matter? Biological Conservation, 141: 699-709.
Guidetti P., Vierucci E., Bussotti S., 2008. Differences in escape response of fish in protected and fished Mediterranean rocky reefs. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88: 625-627.
Dulcic J., Scordella G., Guidetti P., 2008. On the record of the Lessepsian migrant Fistularia commersonii (Rüppell, 1835) from the Adriatic Sea. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 24: 101-102.



Guidetti P., 2007. Predator diversity and density affect predation levels upon strongly interactive species in temperate rocky reefs. Oecologia, 154: 513-520.
Vacchi M., Bussotti S., Miglietta A.M., Guidetti P., 2007. Presence of the Guinean puffer Sphoeroides marmoratus (Lowe, 1838) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology, 71: 1215-1219.
Dufour F., Guidetti P., Francour P., 2007. Comparaison des inventaires de poisson dans les aires marine protégées de Méditerranée: influence de la surface et l’ ancienneté. Cybium, 31: 19-31.
Pais A. Azzurro E., Guidetti P., 2007. Spatial variability of fish fauna in sheltered and exposed shallow rocky reefs from a recently established Mediterranean Marine Protected Area. Italian Journal of Zoology, 74: 277-287.
Guidetti P., Sala E., 2007. Community-wide effects of marine reserves in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 335:43-56.
Guidetti P., 2007. Potential of marine reserves to cause community-wide changes beyond their boundaries. Conservation Biology, 21: 540-545.
Guidetti P., Dulcic J., 2007. Relationships among predatory fish, sea urchins and barrens in Mediterranean rocky reefs across a latitudinal gradient. Marine Environmental Research, 63: 168-184.



Guidetti P., 2006. Marine reserves reestablish lost predatory interactions and cause community changes in rocky reefs. Ecological Applications, 16 (3): 963-976.
Guidetti P., 2006. Estimating body size of sea urchins, Paracentrotus lividus and Arbacia lixula, from stomach contents of Diplodus sargus, a Mediterranean predatory fish. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 22: 91-93.



Bussotti S., Guidetti P., 2005. Distribution patterns of the golden goby, Gobius auratus, in Mediterranean sublittoral rocky cliffs. Italian Journal of Zoology, 72: 305-309.
Terlizzi A., Benedetti-Cecchi L., Bevilacqua S., Fraschetti S., Guidetti P., Anderson M.J., 2005. Multivariate and univariate asymmetrical analyses in environmental impact assessment: a case study of Mediterranean subtidal hard substrate sessile assemblages. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 289: 27-42.
Guidetti P., Bussotti S., Boero F., 2005. Evaluating the effects of protection on fish predators and sea urchins in shallow artificial rocky habitats: a case study in the northern Adriatic Sea. Marine Environmental Research, 59: 333-348.
Guidetti P., Verginella L., Viva C., Odorico R., Boero F., 2005. Protection effects on fish, and comparison of two visual-census techniques in shallow artificial rocky habitats in the northern Adriatic Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 85: 247-255.
Guidetti P., Mori M., 2005. Morpho-functional defences of Mediterranean sea urchins, Paracentrotus lividus and Arbacia lixula, against fish predators. Marine Biology, 147: 797-802.



Guidetti P., Terlizzi A., Boero F., 2004. Effects of the edible sea urchin, Paracentrotus lividus, fishery along the Apulian rocky coasts (SE Italy, Mediterranean Sea). Fisheries Research, 66: 287-297.
Costagliola D., Robertson D.R., Guidetti P., Stefanni S., Wirtz P., Heiser J.B., Bernardi G., 2004. Ecology and evolution of the coral reef fish genus Thalassoma (Labridae): 2. Evolution of the Eastern Atlantic species. Marine Biology, 144: 377-383.
Guidetti P., Boero F., 2004. Effects of the desertification caused by Lithophaga lithophaga (Mollusca) fishery on adult and juvenile abundance of a Mediterranean rocky-reef fish. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 48: 978-982.
Guidetti P., Fraschetti S., Terlizzi A., Boero F., 2004. Effects of desertification caused by Lithophaga lithophaga (Mollusca) fishery on littoral fish assemblages along Apulian rocky coasts of southeastern Italy. Conservation Biology, 18: 1417-1423.
Guidetti P., 2004. Fish assemblages associated with coastal defence structures in southwestern Italy (Mediterranean Sea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 84: 669-670.
Guidetti P., 2004. Consumers of sea urchins, Paracetrotus lividus and Arbacia lixula, in shallow Mediterranean rocky reefs. Helgoland Marine Research, 58: 110-116.
Guidetti P., Bianchi C.N., Chiantore M., Schiaparelli S., Morri C., Cattaneo-Vietti R., 2004. Living on the rocks: substrate mineralogy and the structure of subtidal rocky substrate communities in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 274: 57-68.
Boero F., Belmonte G., Bussotti S., Fanelli G., Fraschetti S., Giangrande A., Gravili C., Guidetti P., Pati A., Piraino S., Rubino F., Saracino O.D., Schmich J., Terlizzi A., Geraci S., 2004. From biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, to the roots of ecological complexity. Ecological Complexity, 1: 101-109.



Terlizzi A., Scuderi D., Fraschetti S., Guidetti P., Boero F., 2003. Molluscs on subtidal cliffs: patterns of spatial distribution. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83: 165-172.
Pesando D., Huitorel P., Dolcini V., Angelini C., Guidetti P., C. Falugi C., 2003. Biological targets of neurotoxic pesticides analysed by alteration of developmental events in the Mediterranean sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus. Marine Environmental Research, 55 (1): 39-57.
Bussotti S., Guidetti P., Belmonte G., 2003. Distribution patterns of the cardinal fish, Apogon imberbis, in shallow marine caves in southern Apulia (SE Italy). Italian Journal of Zoology, 70: 153-157.
Guidetti P., Terlizzi A., Fraschetti S., Boero F., 2003. Changes in Mediterranean rocky-reef fish assemblages exposed to sewage pollution. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 253: 269-278.
Schiaparelli S., Guidetti P., Cattaneo-Vietti R., 2003. Can mineralogical features affect the distribution patterns of sessile gastropods? The Vermetidae case in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83: 1267-1268.
Guidetti P., Fraschetti S., Terlizzi A., Boero F., 2003. Distribution patterns of sea urchins and barrens in shallow Mediterranean rocky reefs impacted by the illegal fishery of the rock-boring mollusc Lithophaga lithophaga. Marine Biology, 143: 1135-1142.



Guidetti P., Bussotti S., 2002. Effects of seagrass canopy removal on fish in shallow Mediterranean seagrass meadows (Cymodocea nodosa and Zostera noltii): a local scale approach. Marine Biology, 140 (3): 445-453.
Terlizzi A., Fraschetti S., Guidetti P., Boero F., 2002. The effects of sewage discharge on shallow hard substrate sessile assemblages. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44 (6): 542-548.
Guidetti P., 2002. Mediterranean MPAs: the importance of experimental design in detecting the effects of protection measures on fish. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 12: 619-634.
Bussotti S., Denitto F., Guidetti P., Belmonte G., 2002. Fish assemblages in shallow marine caves of the Salento Peninsula (Southern Apulia, SE Italy). P.S.Z.N.: Marine Ecology, 23 (1): 11-20.
Guidetti P., Bianchi C.N., La Mesa G., Modena M., Morri C., Sara G., Vacchi M., 2002. Abundance and size structure of Thalassoma pavo (Pisces: Labridae) in the western Mediterranean Sea: variability at different spatial scales. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82 (3): 495-500.
Guidetti P., Boero F., 2002. Spatio-temporal variability in the abundance of the parrotfish, Sparisoma cretense, in SE Apulia (SE Italy, Mediterranean Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology, 69: 229-232.
Guidetti P., Cattaneo-Vietti R., 2002. Can mineralogical features influence distribution patterns of fish? A case study in shallow Mediterranean rocky reefs. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82: 1043-1044.
Guidetti P., Terlizzi A., Fraschetti S., Boero F., 2002. Spatio-temporal variability in fish assemblages associated with coralligenous formations in south-eastern Apulia (SE Italy). Italian Journal of Zoology, 69: 325-331.
Guidetti P., Boero F., Dulcic J., 2002. Mass mortality of gilt sardine, Sardinella aurita (Clupeidae), in the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. Cybium, 26 (4): 317-319.
Guidetti P., Fanelli G., Fraschetti S., Terlizzi A., Boero F., 2002. Coastal fish indicate human-induced changes in the Mediterranean littoral. Marine Environmental Research, 53 (1): 77-94.
Guidetti P., 2002. Temporal changes in density and recruitment of the Mediterranean ornate wrasse Thalassoma pavo (Pisces, Labridae). Archives of Fishery and Marine Research, 49 (3): 259-267.
Guidetti P., Lorenti M., Buia M.C., Mazzella L., 2002. Temporal dynamics and biomass partitioning in three Adriatic seagrass species: Posidonia oceanica, Cymodocea nodosa, Zostera marina. P.S.Z.N.: Marine Ecology, 23 (1): 51-67.
Pietrapiana D., Modena M., Guidetti P., Falugi C., Vacchi M., 2002. Evaluating the genotoxic damages and tissue alterations in demersal fish species: a case study in the Ligurian Sea (NW-Mediterranean). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44 (3): 238-243.



Guidetti P., 2001. Population dynamics and post-settlement mortality of the ornate wrasse, Thalassoma pavo, in the Tyrrhenian Sea (Western Mediterranean). Italian Journal of Zoology, 68: 75-78.
Guidetti P., 2001. Detecting the environmental impact on the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica: the use of reconstructive methods in combination with ‘beyond BACI designs’. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 260 (1): 27-39.
Guidetti P., Boero F., 2001. Occurrence of the Mediterranean parrotfish Sparisoma cretense (L.) (Perciformes, Scaridae) in south-eastern Apulia (SE Italy). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81 (4): 717-719.
Curiel D., Guidetti P., Bellemo G., Scattolin M., Marzocchi M., 2001. The introduced algae Undaria pinnatifida (Laminariales, Alariaceae) in the Lagoon of Venice. Hydrobiologia, 477: 209-219.



Guidetti P., Bussotti S., 2000. Nearshore fish assemblages associated with shallow rocky habitats along the southern Croatian coast (Eastern Adriatic Sea). Vie et Milieu, 50 (3): 171-176.
Guidetti P., 2000. Leaf primary production in Posidonia oceanica: two reconstructing aging techniques give similar results. Aquatic Botany, 68: 337-343.
Guidetti P., Bussotti S., 2000. Fish fauna of a mixed meadow composed by the seagrasses Cymodocea nodosa and Zostera noltii in the Western Mediterranean. Oceanologica Acta, 23: 759-770.
Guidetti P., Modena M., La Mesa G., Vacchi M., 2000. Composition, abundance and stratification of macrobenthos in the marine area impacted by tar aggregates derived from the Haven oil spill (Ligurian Sea, Italy). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40 (12): 1161-1166.
Guidetti P., 2000. Temporal dynamics of Zostera marina L. off the Lagoon of Grado (Northern Adriatic Sea, Italy). Botanica Marina, 43 (6): 541-546.
Guidetti P., 2000. Invertebrate borers in the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica: biological impact and ecological implications. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80: 725-730.
Guidetti P., Fabiano M., 2000. The use of lepidochronology to assess the impact of terrigenous discharges on the primary leaf production of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40 (5): 449-453.
Modena M., Guidetti P., Vacchi M., Matricardi G., 2000. Spreading of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Agardh along the coasts of the Ligurian Sea (north-western Mediterranean). Cryptogamie, Algologie, 21 (3): 301-304.
Guidetti P., 2000. Differences among nearshore fish assemblages associated with shallow water Posidonia oceanica seagrass beds, rocky-algal reefs and unvegetated sand habitats in the Adriatic Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 50 (4): 515-529.
Guidetti P., Buia M.C., Mazzella L., 2000. The use of lepidochronology as a tool of analysis of dynamic features of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica of the Adriatic Sea. Botanica Marina, 43 (1): 1-9.



Vacchi M., Boyer M., Bussotti S., Guidetti P., La Mesa G., 1999. Some interesting species of the coastal fish fauna of Ustica Island (Mediterranean Sea). Cybium, 23 (4): 323-331.



Vacchi M., Bussotti S., Guidetti P., La Mesa G., 1998. Study on the coastal fish assemblage in Ustica Island’s Marine Reserve (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology, 65: 281-286.
Bussotti S., Guidetti P., Matricardi G., 1998. Morphological analysis of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile flowers from a reef formation and a shallow water meadow of the Ligurian Sea (North-Western Mediterranean). Vie et Milieu, 48 (1): 55-62.



Guidetti P., Bussotti S., Gambi M.C., Lorenti M., 1997. Invertebrate borers of Posidonia oceanica scales: relationship between their distribution and lepidochronological parameters. Aquatic Botany, 58: 151-164.