Cristina Linares Publications


* Students as first authors


  1. Bekkby T, Papadopoulou N, Fiorentino D, McOwen CJ, Rinde E, Boström C, Carreiro-Silva M, Linares C, Andersen GS, Bengil EGT, Bilan M, Cebrian E, Cerrano C, Danovaro R, Fagerli CW, Fraschetti S, Gagnon K, Gambi C, Gundersen H, Kipson S, Kotta J, Morato T, Ojaveer H, Ramirez-Llodra E, Smith CJ. In press. Habitat features and their influence on the restoration potential of marine habitats in Europe. Frontiers in Marine Science.
  2. Ledoux JB, Frias S, Montero-Serra I, Antunes A, Casado C, Civit S, López-Sendino P, Linares C, Garrabou J. (2020). Assessing the impact of population decline on mating system in the overexploited Mediterranean red coral. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3327. Impact factor: 2,935 (Q1)
  3. * Medrano, A; Hereu, B; Cleminson, M; Pagès-Escolà, M; Rovira, G; Solà, J; Linares, C. (2020). From marine deserts to algal beds: Treptacantha elegans revegetation to reverse stable degraded ecosystems inside and outside a No-Take marine reserve. Restoration Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/rec.13123. Impact factor: 2.888 (Q1)
  4. * Pagès-Escolà, M; Bock, P; Gordon, D; Wilson, S; Linares, C; Hereu, B; Costello, M. (2020). Progress in the discovery of living and fossil bryozoans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 635: 71-75. Impact factor: 2.715. (Q1)
  5. * Medrano, A; Linares, C; Aspillaga, E; Capdevila, P; Montero-Serra, I; Pagès-Escolà, M; Zabala, M; Hereu, B. (2020). Long-term monitoring of temperate macroalgal assemblages inside and outside a No take marine reserve. Marine Environmental Research 153, 104826. Impact factor: 3.815 (Q1)
  6. * Pagès-Escolà, M., Hereu, B; Rovira, G; Medrano, A; Aspillaga, E; Capdevila, P; Linares, C. (2020). Unravelling the population dynamics of the Mediterranean bryozoan Pentapora fascialis to assess its role as an indicator of recreational diving for adaptive management of marine protected areas. Ecological Indicators, 109, 105781. Impact factor: 2,99 (Q1)
  7. * Pagès-Escolà, M; Linares, C; Gómez-Gras, D; Medrano, A; Hereu, B. (2020). Assessing the effectiveness of restoration actions for Bryozoans: the case of the Mediterranean Pentapora fascialis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater, Ecosystems 30(1):8-19. Impact factor: 2,935 (Q1)


  1. Bensoussan N, Cebrian E, Dominici JM, Kersting DK, Kipson S, Kizilkaya Z, Ocana O, Peirache M, Zuberer F, Ledoux JB, Linares C, Zabala M, Buongiorno Nardelli B, Pisano A, Garrabou J (2019) Using CMEMS and the Mediterranean Marine protected Area sentinel network to track ocean warming effects in coastal areas. In: Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 3, Journal of Operational Oceanography 12 (1), s65. Impact factor: 1.717 (Q1).
  2. * Montseny, M; Linares, C; Viladrich, N; Olariaga, A; Carreras, M; Palomeras, N; Gracias, N; Istenic, K; Garcia, R; Ambroso, S; Santín, A; Grinyó, J; Gili, J.M; Gori, A. (2019). A new large and cost-effective restoration method for cold-water coral gardens. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater, Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3303. Impact factor: 2,935 (Q1)
  3. J. Garrabou, D. Gómez-Gras, J.B. Ledoux, C. Linares, N. Bensoussan, P. López-Sendino, H. Bazairi, F. Espinosa, Ramdani. M., S. Grimes, M. Benabdi, J.B. Souiss, E. Soufi, F. Khamassi, R. Ghanem, O. Ocaña, A. Ramos-Esplà, A. Izquierdo, I. Anton, E. Rubio-Portillo, C. Barbera, E. Cebrian, N. Marbà, I.E. Hendriks, C.M. Duarte, S. Deudero, D. Díaz, M. Vázquez-Luis, E. Alvarez, B. Hereu, D.K. Kersting, A. Gori, N. Viladrich, S. Sartoretto, I. Pairaud, S. Ruitton, Pergent. G., C. Pergent-Martini, E. Rouanet, N. Teixidó, J.P. Gattusp, S. Fraschetti, I. Rivetti, E. Azzurro, C. Cerrano, M. Ponti, E. Turicchia, G. Bavestrello, R. Cattaneo-Vietti, M. Bo, M. Bertolino, M. Montefalcone, G. Chimienti, D. Grech, G. Rilov, I. Tuney Kizilkaya, Z. Kizilkaya, N. Eda Topçu, V. Gerovasileiou, M. Sini, T. Bakran-Petricioli, S. Kipson, Harmelin J.G (2019). Collaborative Database to Track Mass Mortality Events in the Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science 6,707. Impact factor: 3,070 (Q1)
  4. Gerovasileiou, V; Smith, C; Sevastou, K; Papadopoulou, N; Dailianis, T; Bekkby, T; Fiorentino, D; McOwen, C; Amaro, T; Tunka Bengil, E; Bilan, M; Boström, C; Carreiro-Silva, M; Cebrian, E; Cerrano, C; Danovaro, R; Fraschetti, S; Gagnon, K; Gambi, C; Grehan, A; Hereu, B; Kipson, S; Kotta, J; Linares, C; Morato, T; Ojaveer, H; Orav-Kotta, H; Sarà, A; Scrimgeour, R (2019). Habitat mapping in the European Seas - is it fit for purpose in the marine restoration agenda?. Marine Policy 106: 103621. Impact factor: 2,865 (Q1)
  5. Kersting, DK; Linares, C. (2019). Living evidence of a fossil survival strategy raises hope for warming-impacted corals. Science Advances 5(10), eaax2950. Impact factor: 11,511(Q1)
  6. Peterson, ML; Morris, W; Linares, C; Doak, DF. (2019). Improving structured population models with more realistic representations of non‐normal growth. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10(9), 1431-1444. Impact factor: 6,36 (Q1)
  7. * Montseny, M; Linares, C; Viladrich, N; Olariaga, A; Carreras, M; Palomeras, N; Gracias, N; Istenic, K; Garcia, R; Ambroso, S; Santín, A; Grinyó, J; Gili, J.M; Gori, A. (2019). First attempts towards the restoration of gorgonian populations on the Mediterranean continental shelf. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater, Ecosystems 29:1278-1284. Impact factor: 2,935 (Q1)
  8. Arafeh-Dalmau, N; Linares, C; Hereu, B; Caceres-Escobar, H; Biggs, D; Possingham, HA (2019). Protect Catalonia's corals despite politics. Science. 363, 6423. Impact factor: 41.04 (Q1)
  9. Chaabane, S; López Correa, M; Ziveri, P, Trotter J, Kallel, N, Douville E, McCulloch M, Taviani, M; Linares, C; Montagna, P. (2019). Elemental systematics of the calcitic skeleton of Corallium rubrum and implications for the Mg/Ca temperature proxy. Chemical geology 524, 237-258. Impact factor: 3.618 (Q1)
  10. * Capdevila P, Hereu B, Salguero-Gómez R, Rovira G, Medrano A, Cebrián E, Garrabou J, Kersting D, Linares C (2019). Warming impacts on early life stages increase the vulnerability and delay the population recovery of a long‐lived habitat‐forming macroalga. Journal of Ecology 107, 1129-1140.Impact factor: 5,172 (Q1)
  11. * Montero-Serra I, Garrabou J Doak K, Ledoux JB, Linares C (2019). Marine protected areas enhance structural complexity but do not buffer the detrimental consequences of ocean warming for an overexploited precious coral. Journal of Applied Ecology 56(5), 1063-1074. Impact factor: 5,78 (Q1)
  12. * Medrano A, Linares C, Aspillaga E, Capdevila P, Montero-Serra I, Pagès-Escolà M, Hereu B. (2019). No-take marine reserves control the recovery of sea urchin populations after mass mortality events. Marine Environmental Research 145, 147-154. Impact factor: 3,445 (Q1)
  13. * Gómez-Gras D, Linares C, de Caralt S, Cebrian E, Frleta-Valic M, Montero-Serra I, Pagès-Escolà M, López-Sendino P, Garrabou J (2019). Response diversity in Mediterranean coralligenous assemblages facing climate change: Insights from a multispecific thermotolerance experiment. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5045. Impact factor: 2,4 (Q1)
  14. * Verdura J, Linares C, Ballesteros E, Coma R, Uriz MJ, Bensoussan N, Cebrian E (2019). Biodiversity loss in a Mediterranean ecosystem due to an extreme warming event unveil the role of an engineering gorgonian species. Scientific reports 9, 5911. Impact factor: 4,525 (Q1)


  1. Ledoux JB, Frleta-Valic M, Kipson S, Antunes A, Cebrian E, Linares C, Sanchez P, Leblois R, Garrabou J. (2018). Postglacial range expansion shaped the spatial genetic structure in a marine habitat-forming species: Implications for conservation plans in the Eastern Adriatic Sea. Journal of Biogeography 45(12), 2645-2657. Impact factor: 3,884 (Q1)
  2. * Pagès-Escolà M, Hereu B, Garrabou J, Montero-Serra I, Gori A, Gómez-Gras D, Figuerola B, Linares C. (2018). Divergent responses to warming of two common co-occurring Mediterranean bryozoan. Scientific reports 8(1), 17455. Impact factor: 4,525 (Q1)
  3. * Montero-Serra, I; Linares, C.; Doak, D.; Ledoux, J.B.; Garrabou, J. (2018). Strong linkages between depth, longevity and demographic stability across marine sessile species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences 285, 20172688. Impact factor: 4.823 (Q1)
  4. Rubio-Portillo, E; Kersting, DK; Linares, C; Ramos-Esplá, AA; Antón, J. (2018). Biogeographic Differences in the Microbiome and Pathobiome of the Coral Cladocora caespitosa in theWestern Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 22. Impact factor: 4,259 (Q1)
  5. * P Capdevila; C Linares; E Aspillaga; JL Riera; B Hereu (2018). Effective dispersal and density-dependence in mesophotic macroalgal forests: Insights from the Mediterranean species Cystoseira zosteroides. PLoS One 13(1): e0191346. Impact factor: 2.806 (Q1)
  6. * AM Ricart; M García; B Weitzmann; C Linares; B Hereu; E Ballesteros (2018). Long-term shifts in the north western Mediterranean coastal seascape: The habitat-forming seaweed Codium vermilara. Marine Pollution Bulletin 127, 334-341. Impact factor: 3.782 (Q1)
  7. * Montero-Serra, I.; Garrabou, J.; Doak, D.F.; Figuerola, L.; Hereu, B.; Ledoux, J.B.; Linares, C. (2018). Accounting for life-history strategies and timescales in marine restoration. Conservation Letters 11(1), e12341. Impact factor: 7.02 (Q1)


  1. Crisci, C.; Ledoux, J. -B.; Mokhtar-Jamai, K.; Bally, M.; Bensoussan, N.; Aurelle, D.; Cebrian, E.; Coma, R.; Feral, J. -P.; La Riviere, M.; Linares, C.; Lopez-Sendino, P.; Marschal, C.; Ribes, M.; Teixido, N.; Zuberer, F.; Garrabou, J. (2017). Regional an local environmental conditions do not shape the response to warming of a marine habitat-forming species. Scientific reports 8, 5069.Impact factor: 4.122 (Q1)
  2. Garrabou, J; Sala, E; Linares, C; Ledoux, JB; Montero-Serra, I; Dominici, JM; Kipson, S; Teixidó, N; Cebrian, E; Kersting, DK; Harmelin, JG (2017). Re-shifting the ecological baseline for the overexploited Mediterranean red coral. Scientific Reports 7, 42404. Impact factor: 4.122 (Q1)
  3. Aspillaga, E.; Bartumeus, Starr, R.M.; López-Sanz, A.; Linares, C.; Díaz, D.; Garrabou, J.; Zabala, M.; Hereu B. (2017). Thermal stratification drives movement of a coastal apex predator. Scientific Reports 7, 526. Impact factor: 4.259 (Q1)


  1. Aspillaga, E.; Bartumeus, Linares, C.; Starr, R.M.; López-Sanz, A.; Díaz, D.; Zabala, M.; Hereu B. (2016). Ordinary and Extraordinary Movement Behaviour of Small Resident Fish within a Mediterranean Marine Protected Area. PLoS One 11(7): e015981. Impact factor: 2.806 (Q1)
  2. Chaabane, S; López Correa, M; Montagna, P; Kallel, N; Taviani, M; Linares, C; Ziveri (2016). Exploring the oxygen and carbon isotopic composition of the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium rubrum) for seawater temperature reconstruction. Marine Chemistry 186, 11-23. Impact factor: 2.457 (Q1)
  3. * Capdevila P; Hereu B.; Riera JL; Linares C (2016). Unraveling the natural dynamics and resilience patterns of underwater Mediterranean forests: insights from the demography of the brown alga Cystoseira zosteroides. Journal of Ecology 104, 1799-1808. Impact factor: 5.813 (Q1)
  4. Casas-Güell, E; Cebrian, E; Garrabou, J; Linares, C; Baptiste, JB; Teixidó, N (2016). Structure and biodiversity of coralligenous assemblages dominated by the precious red coral Corallium rubrum over broad spatial scales. Scientific Reports 6, 36535. Impact factor: 4.259 (Q1)


  1. * Kersting, D.K.; Cebrián, C.; Casado, C.; Teixidó, N.; Garrabou, J.; Linares, C. (2015). Experimental evidences of synergistic effect of warming and invasive algae on a temperate reef-builder coral. Scientific Reports 5, 18635. Impact factor: 5.228 (Q1)
  2. Linares, C.; Vidal, M.; Canals, M.; Kersting, D.; Amblas, D.; Aspillaga, E.; Cebrian, E.; Díaz, D.; Hereu, B.; Garrabou, J.; Navarro, L.; Teixidó, N.; Ballesteros, E. (2015). Persistent natural acidification drives major distribution shifts in marine benthic ecosystems. Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, 1-7. Impact factor: 4.823 (Q1)
  3. * Arizmendi, R.; Ledoux, J.B.; Garrabou, J.; Civit, S.; Thanapoulou, Z.; Antunes, A.; Linares, C. (2015). Demographic responses to warming: reproductive maturity and sex influence vulnerability in an octocoral. Coral Reefs 34, 1207-1216. Impact factor: 3 (Q1)
  4. Sini, M.; Kipson, S.; Linares, C.; Koutsoubas, D.; Garrabou, J. (2015). The yellow gorgonian Eunicella cavolini: demography and disturbance levels across the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS One 10(5), e0126253. Impact factor: 3.057 (Q1)
  5. * Capdevila, P.; Linares, C.; Aspillaga, E.; Navarro, L.; Kersting, D.K.; Hereu, B. (2015). Recruitment patterns in the Mediterranean deep-water alga Cystoseira zosteroides. Marine Biology 162, 1165-1174. Impact factor: 2.375 (Q1)
  6. Kipson, S.; Linares, C.; Cizmek, H.; Cebrián, E.; Ballesteros, E.; Bakran-Petricioli, T.; Garrabou, J. (2015). Population structure and conservation status of the red gorgonian Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826) in the Eastern Adriatic Sea. Marine Ecology 36, 982-993. Impact factor: 1.138 (Q2)
  7. * Arizmendi-Mejía, R.; Linares, C.; Garrabou, J.; Antunes, A.; Ballesteros, E.; Cebrian, E.; Díaz, D.; Ledoux, J.B. (2015). Combining genetic and demographic data for the conservation of a Mediterranean habitat-forming specie. PLoS One 10(3): e0119585. Impact factor: 3.057 (Q1)
  8. * Montero-Serra, I.; Linares, C.; García, M.; Pancaldi, F.; Frleta-Valic, M.; Ledoux, J.B.; Zuberer, F.; Merad, D.; Drap, P.; Garrabou, J. (2015). Harvesting effects, recovery mechanisms, and management strategies for a long-lived and structural precious coral. PLoS One 10(2), e0117250. Impact factor: 3.057 (Q1)
  9. * Casado, C.; Kersting, D.K.; Cebrian, E.; Teixidó, N.; Garrabou, J.; Linares, C. (2015). Rapid recovery from injuries in the temperate long-lived coral Cladocora caespitosa. Marine Biodiversity 45, 135-137. Impact factor: 1.915 (Q2)


  1. * Kersting, D.K; Teixidó, N.; Linares, C. (2014). Recruitment and natural mortality of the temperate coral Cladocora caespitosa: implications for the recovery of endangered populations. Coral Reefs 33, 403-497. Impact factor: 3.324 (Q1)
  2. * Kersting, D.K.; Ballesteros, E.; De Caralt, S.; Linares, C. (2014). Invasive macrophytes in a marine reserve (Columbretes Islands, NW Mediterranean): spread dynamics and interactions with the endemic scleractinian coral Cladocora caespitosa. Biological Invasions 16, 1599-1610. Impact factor: 2.586 (Q1)


  1. * Kersting, D.K.; Bensoussan, N.; Linares, C. (2013). Long-term responses of the endemic reef-builder Cladocora caespitosa to Mediterranean warming. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70820. Impact factor: 3.534 (Q1)
  2. Linares, C.; Cebrián, E.; Kipson, S.; Garrabou, J. (2013). Does thermal history influence the tolerance of temperate gorgonians to future warming?. Marine Environmental Research 89, 45-52. Impact factor: 2.328 (Q1)
  3. Gori, A.; Linares, C.; Viladrich, N.; Clavero, A.; Orejas, C.; Fiorillo, I.; Ambroso, S.; Gili, J.M.; Rossi, S. (2013). Effects of food availability on the sexual reproduction and biochemical composition of the Mediterranean gorgonian Paramuricea clavata. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 444, 38-45. Impact factor: 2.475 (Q1)
  4. * Kersting, D.K.; Casado, C.; López-Legentil, S.; Linares, C. (2013). Unexpected divergent patterns in the sexual reproduction of the Mediterranean coral Cladocora caespitosa. Marine Ecology Progress Series 486, 165-171. Impact factor: 2,640 (Q1)
  5. Teixidó, N.; Casas, E.; Cebrián, E.; Linares, C.; Garrabou, J. (2013). Impacts on coralligenous outcrop biodiversity by a dramatic coastal storm. PLoS One 8(1), e53742. Impact factor: 3.534 (Q1)
  6. Hughes, T.P.; Linares, C.; Dakos, V.; van de Leemput, I.; van Nes, E.G. (2013). Living dangerously on borrowed time during slow, unrecognized regime shifts. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28, 149-155. Impact factor: 15.748 (Q1)


  1. Kipson, S.; Linares, C.; Teixidó, N.; Bakran-Petricioli, T.; Garrabou, J. (2012). Effects of thermal stress on early development stages of a gorgonian coral. Marine Ecology Progress Series 470, 69-78. Impact factor: 2,546 (Q1)
  2. Cebrian, E.; Linares, C.; Marschall, C.; Garrabou, J. (2012). Exploring the effects of invasive algae on the persistence of Mediterranean gorgonian populations enduring climate-induced mortalities. Biological Invasions 14, 2467-2656. Impact factor: 2.896 (Q1)
  3. Hereu, B.; Linares, C.; Sala, E.; Garrabou, J.; Garcia-Rubies, A.; Diaz, D.; Zabala, M. (2012). Multiple processes regulate long-term population dynamics of sea urchins on Mediterranean rocky reefs. PLoS One 7(5), e36901. Impact factor: 4.09 (Q1)
  4. Linares, C.; Cebrian, E.; Coma, R. (2012). Effects of turf algae on gorgonian recruitment and juvenile survival of gorgonians. Marine Ecology Progress Series 452, 81-88. Impact factor: 2.711 (Q1)
  5. * Kersting, D.K.; Linares, C. (2012). Cladocora bioconstructions in the Columbretes Islands Marine Reserve (Spain, NW Mediterranean): distribution, size structure and growth. Marine Ecology 33, 427-436. Impact factor: 1.836 (Q1)


  1. Linares, C.; Garrabou, J.; Hereu, B.; Diaz, D.; Marschal, C.; Sala, E.; Zabala, M. (2011). Assessing the effectiveness of marine reserves on unsustainably harvested long-lived sessile invertebrates. Conservation Biology 26, 88-96. Impact factor: 4.692 (Q1)
  2. Coma, R.; Serrano, E.; Linares, C.; Ribes, M.; Díaz, D.; Ballesteros, E. (2011). Sea Urchins Predation Facilitates Coral Invasion in a Marine Reserve. PLoS One 6, e22017. Impact factor: 4.09 (Q1)
  3. * Navarro, L.; Ballesteros, E.; Linares, C.; Hereu, B. (2011). Spatial and temporal variability on deep-water assemblages of Cystoseira zosteroides C. Agardh (Fucales, Ochrophyta) in the Northwestern Mediterranean and the effects of an exceptional storm. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 95, 52-58. Impact factor: 2.25 (Q1)
  4. Linares, C; Pratchett, MS; Coker, DJ. (2011). Recolonisation of Acropora hyacinthus following climate-induced coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series 438, 97-104. Impact factor: 2.71 (Q1)
  5. Gori, A; Rossi, S; Linares, C; Berganzo, E; Orejas, C; Dale, M; Gili, JM. (2011). Size and spatial structure in deep versus shallow populations of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cap de Creus, Northwestern Mediterranean Sea). Marine Biology 158, 1721-1732. Impact factor: 2.28 (Q1)
  6. Cebrian, E.; Ballesteros, E.; Linares, C.; Tomas, F. (2011) Do native herbivore provide resistance to Mediterranean marine marine bioinvasions? A seaweed example. Biological Invasions 13, 1397-1408. Impact factor: 2.9 (Q1)


  1. Linares, C.; Doak, D. (2010). Forecasting the combined effects of disparate disturbances on the persistence of long-lived gorgonians: the case study of Paramuricea clavata. Marine Ecology Progress Series 402, 59-68. Impact factor: 2.483 (Q1)
  2. Linares, C.; Bianchimani, O.; Torrents, O.; Marschal, C.; Drap, P.; Garrabou, J. (2010). Marine Protected Areas and the conservation of long-lived invertebrates: the case of Mediterranean red coral. Marine Ecology Progress Series 402, 69-79. Impact factor: 2.483 (Q1)


  1. Garrabou, J.; Coma, R.; Bally, M.; Bensoussan, N.; Chevaldonné, P.; Cigliano, M.; Diaz, D.; Harmelin, J.G.; Gambi, M.C.; Kersting, D. K.; Lejeusne, C.; Linares, C.; Marschal, C.; Pérez, T.; Ribes, M.; Romano, J.C.; Serrano, E.; Teixido, N.; Torrents, O.; Zabala, M.; Zuberer, F.; Cerrano, C. (2009). Mass mortality in northwestern Mediterranean rocky benthic communities: effects of the 2003 heat wave. Global Change Biology 15, 1090-1103. Impact factor: 5.561 (Q1)


  1. Linares C.; Coma, R.; Garrabou, J.; Díaz, D.; Zabala, M. (2008). Size distribution, density and disturbance in two Mediterranean gorgonians: Paramuricea clavata and Eunicella singularis. Journal of Applied Ecology 45, 688-699. Impact factor: 4.56 (Q1)
  2. Linares, C.; Coma, R.; Mariani, S.; Díaz, D.; Hereu, B.; Zabala, M. (2008). Early life history of the Mediterranean gorgonian Paramuricea clavata: implications for population dynamics. Invertebrate Biology 127, 1-11. Impact factor: 1.217 (Q2)
  3. Linares, C.; Coma, R.; Zabala, M. (2008). Restoration of threatened gorgonian populations: an experimental and modeling approach. Biological Conservation 141, 427-437. Impact factor: 3.566 (Q1)
  4. Linares, C.; Coma, R.; Zabala, M. (2008). Effects of a mass mortality event on gorgonian reproduction. Coral Reefs 27, 27-34. Impact factor: 2.975 (Q1)


  1. Linares C.; Doak, D.; Coma, R.; Díaz, D.; Zabala, M. (2007). Life history and viability of a long-lived marine invertebrate: The octocoral Paramuricea clavata. Ecology 88, 918-928. Impact factor: 4.822 (Q1)
  2. Gori, A.; Linares, C.; Rossi, S.; Coma, R.; Gili, J.M. (2007). Spatial variability in reproductive cycle of the gorgonians Paramuricea clavata and Eunicella singularis (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) in the Western Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biology 151, 1571-1584. Impact factor: 2.215 (Q1)


  1. Coma R.; Linares, C.; Ribes, M.; Diaz, D.; Garrabou, J.; Ballesteros, E. (2006). Consequences of a mass mortality event on populations of the gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) in Menorca (Balearic Islands, NW Mediterranean). Marine Ecology Progress Series 327, 51-60. Impact factor: 2.286 (Q1)
  2. Rossi S.; Gili, J.M.; Coma, R.; Linares, C.; Gori, A.; Vert, N. (2006). Temporal variation in protein, carbohydrate and lipid concentrations in Paramuricea clavata (Anthozoa, Octocorallia): evidence for summer-autumn feeding constraints. Marine Biology 149, 643-651. Impact factor: 1.754 (Q1)


  1. Linares, C.; Coma, R.; Diaz, D.; Zabala, M.; Hereu, B.; Dantart, L. (2005). Immediate and delayed effects of a mass mortality event on gorgonian population dynamics and benthic community structure in the NW Mediterranean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 127-137. Impact factor: 2.315 (Q1)


  1. Diaz, D.; Zabala, M.; Linares, C.; Hereu, B.; Abelló, P. (2004). Increased predation of juvenile spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) in a marine protected area. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39, 1-7. Impact factor: 0.77 (Q3)
  2. Hereu, B.; Zabala, M.; Linares, C.; Sala, E. (2004). The effects of predator abundance and habitat structural complexity on survival of juvenile sea urchins. Marine Biology 146, 243-249 Impact factor: 1.754 (Q1)
  3. Hereu, B.; Zabala, M.; Linares, C.; Sala, E. (2004) Temporal and spatial variability in settlement of the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus (Lamarck). Marine Biology 114, 1011-1018. Impact factor: 1.772 (Q1)