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Montero-Serra I, Linares C, García M, Pancaldi F, Frleta-Valic M, Ledoux JB, Zuberer F, Merad D, Drap, Garrabou J (in press) Harvesting Effects, Recovery Mechanisms and Management Strategies for a Long-Lived and Structural Precious Coral. PLoS ONE

Arizmendi-Mejíaa R, Linares C, Garrabou J, Antunes A, Ballesteros E, Cebrian E, Díaz D, Ledoux JB (in press) Combining genetic and demographic data for the conservation of a Mediterranean marine habitat-forming species. PLoS ONE

Ledoux JB, Aurelle D,Bensoussan N, Marschal C, Feral JP, Garrabou J (in press) Potential for adaptive evolution at species range margins: contrasting interactions between red coral populations and their environment in a changing ocean. Ecology and Evolution

Kipson S, Linares C, Čižmek H, Cebrián E, Ballesteros  E, Bakran-Petricioli T, Garrabou J (in press) Population structure and conservation status of the red gorgonian Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826) in the Eastern Adriatic Sea. Marine Ecology.

Ling, S. D., Scheibling RE, Rassweiler A, Johnson CR, Shears N, Connell SD, Salomon A, Norderhaug KM, Perez-Matus A, Hernandez JC, Clemente S, Blamey L, Hereu B, Ballesteros E, Sala E, Garrabou J, Cebrian E, Zabala M, Fujita D, Johnson LE (2015). Global regime-shift dynamics of catastrophic sea urchin overgrazing. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society of London B. 370: 20130269.

Joaquim Garrabou - Papers SCI


Casado C, Kersting DK, Cebrian E, Teixidó N, Garrabou J, Linares C (2014) Rapid recovery from injuries in the temperate long-lived coral Cladocora caespitosa Mar Biodiv DOI 10.1007/s12526-014-0219-2

Pairaud, I., Bensoussan N., Garreau, P., Faure, V., Garrabou, J. (2014) Impacts of climate change on coastal benthic ecosystems: assessing potential risk of mortality outbreaks under thermal stress in the NW Mediterranean coastal areas. Ocean dynamics 64:103-115.



Vielzeuf D, Garrabou J, Gagnon A, Ricolleau A, Adkins J, Günther D, Hametner K, Devidal JL, Reusser E, Perrin J, Floquet N (2013) Distribution of Sulphur and Magnesium in the Red Coral. Chemical Geology 355:13-27

Linares C, Cebrián E, Kipson S, Garrabou J (2013) Does thermal history influence the tolerance to future warming events by temperate gorgonians? Marine Environmental Research 89:45-52

La Rivière M, Rougmanac M, Garrabou J, Bally M (2013) Transient Shifts in Bacterial Communities Associated with the Temperate Gorgonian Paramuricea clavata in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0057385

Teixido N, Casas E, Cebrián E, Linares C, Garrabou J (2013) Impacts on coralligenous outcrop biodiversity of a dramatic coastal storm. PLoS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0053742

Ledoux JB, Aurelle D, Feral JP, Garrabou J (2013) Molecular forensics of the precious Mediterranean red coral, Corallium rubrum: testing DNA extraction and microsatellite genotyping using dried colonies. Conservation Genetic Resources 5, 327-330.



Kipson, S, Linares C, Teixidó N., Bakran-Petricioli, T, Garrabou, J (2012) Effects of thermal stress on the early development stages of a gorgonian coral. Marine Ecology Progress Series 470: 68-79.

Cebrian E, Linares, C, Marschal, C, Garrabou, J (2012) Exploring the effects of invasive algae on the persistence of gorgonian populations enduring climate-induced mortalities. Biological Invasions 14: 2647-2656

Hereu, B, Linares, C, Sala, E, Garrabou, J, Garcia-Rubies, A, et al. (2012) Multiple processes regulate long-term population dynamics of sea urchins on Mediterranean rocky reefs. Multiple processes regulate long-term population dynamics of sea urchins on Mediterranean rocky reefs.

Sala, E, Ballesteros, E, Dendrinos P, Di Franco, A, Ferretti F, Garrabou J., et al. (2012) The structure of Mediterranean rocky reef ecosystems across environmental and human gradients, and conservation implications.  simbol_pdf

Linares, C, Garrabou, J, Hereu, B, Díaz, D, Marschal, C, Sala, E, Zabala, M (2012) Beyond fishes: assessing the effectiveness of marine reserves on overexploited long-lived sessile invertebrates. Conservation Biology 26:88-96



Crisci, C, Bensoussan, N, Romano, JC, Garrabou, J. (2011) Temperature anomalies and mortality events in marine communities: insights on factors behind differential mortality impacts in the NW Mediterranean.  simbol_pdf

Kipson, S, Fourt, M, Teixido, N, Cebrian, E, Casas, E, Ballesteros, E, Zabala, M, Garrabou, J (2011) Rapid Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring Method for Highly Diverse Benthic Communities: a Case Study of Mediterranean Coralligenous Outcrops.   simbol_pdf

Teixido, N, Garrabou, J Harmelin, JG (2011) Low dynamics, high longevity and persistence of sessile structural species dwelling on Mediterranean coralligenous outcrops.  simbol_pdf

Mokhtar-Jamaï, K, Pascual, M, Ledoux, JB, Coma, R, Féral, JP, Garrabou, J, Aurelle, D (2011) From global to local genetic structuring in the red gorgonian Paramuricea clavata: the interplay between oceanographic conditions and limited larval dispersal. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05176.x

Teixidó, N, Albajes-Eizagirre, A, Bolbo, D, Colleu, E, Demestre, M, Garrabou, J, Guigues, L., Gili, JM, Piera, J, Prelot, T, Soria-Frisch, A (2011) A.Hierarchical segmentation based sftware for Cover Classification Analyses of Seabed Images (Seascape). Marine Ecology Progress Series 431:45-53

Cebrian, E, Uriz, MJ, Garrabou, J, Ballesteros, E (2011) Sponge Mass Mortalities in a Warming Mediterranean Sea: Are Cyanobacteria-Harboring Species Worse Off? PLoS ONE 6(6): e20211. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020211

Torrents, O & Garrabou, J (2011) Fecundity of red coral Corallium rubrum (L.) populations inhabiting in contrasting environmental conditions in the NW Mediterranean.Marine Biology 158:1019-1028



Ledoux, JB, Garrabou, J, Bianchimani O, Drap P, Feral, JP, Aurelle, D (2010) Fine-scale  genetic structure and inferences on population biology in the threatened Mediterranean red coral, Corallium rubrumMolecular Ecology 19:4204–4216

Bensoussan, N, Romano JC, Harmelin, JG, Garrabou, J (2010) High resolution characterization of northwest Mediterranean coastal waters thermal regimes: to better understand responses of benthic communities to climate change. Estuarine, coastal and Shelf Science 87:431-441

Linares, C, Bianchimani, O, Torrents, O, Marschal, C, Drap P, Garrabou, J (2010) Marine Protected Areas and the conservation of long-lived marine invertebrates: the Mediterranean red coral Marine Ecology Progress Series 402:69-79

Ledoux, JB, Mokhtar-Jamai, K, Roby, C, Feral, JP Garrabou, J, Aurelle, D (2010) Genetic survey of shallow populations of the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758): new insights into evolutionary processes shaping current nuclear diversity and implications for conservation. Molecular Ecology  19:675-690

Vieulzeuf, D, Floquet, N, Chatain, D, Bonneté, F, Ferry, D, Garrabou, J, Stolper, EM (2010) Multilevel modular mesocrystalline organization in red coral. American mineralogist 95:242-248 



Ballesteros, E, Garrabou, J, Hereu, B, Zabala, M, Cebrian, E, Sala, E (2009) Deep-water stands of Cystoseira zosteroides C. Agardh (Fucales, Ochrophyta) in the Northwestern Mediterranean: Insights into assemblage structure and population dynamics. Estuarine, coastal and Shelf Science 82: 477-484

Garrabou, J, Coma, R, Bally, M, Bensoussan, N, Chevaldonné, P, Cigliano, M, Diaz, D, Harmelin, JG, Gambi, MC, Kersting DK, Lejeusne, C, Linares, C, Marschal, C, Pérez, T, Ribes, M, Romano JC, 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

Ferrier-Pagès, C, Tambutté, E, Zamoum, T, Segonds, N, Merle, PL, Bensoussan, N, Allemand, D, Garrabou, J, Tambutté, S (2009) Physiological response of the symbiotic gorgonian Eunicella singularis to a longterm temperature increase. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3007-3015

Teixido, N, Pineda, MC, Garrabou, J (2009) Decadal demographic trends of a long-lived temperate encrusting sponge. Marine Ecology Progress Series 375: 113–124



Vielzeuf, D, Garrabou, J, Baronnet, A, Grauby, O & Marschal, C (2008) Nano to macroscale biomineral architecture of red coral (Corallium rubrum). American Mineralogist 93:1799-1815

Torrents, O, Tambuté, E, Caminiti, N & Garrabou, J (2008) Upper thermal thresholds of shallow vs. deep populations of the precious Mediterranean red coral Corallium rubrum: assessing the potential effects of warming in the NW Mediterranean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 357: 7-19

Linares, C, Coma, R, Garrabou, J, Diaz, D & Zabala, M (2008) Size distribution, density and disturbance I two Mediterranean gorgonians: Paramuricea clavata and Eunicella singularis. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 688-699



Bally, M., Garrabou, J. (2007) Thermodependent bacterial pathogens and mass mortalities in temperate benthic communities: a new case of emerging disease linked to climate change. Global Change Biology 13: 2078-2088

Teixido, N, Garrabou, J, Gutt, J, & Arntz, WE (2007) Impact of iceberg disturbance and successional spatial patterns: the case of the deep Antarctic benthic communities.  Ecosystems 10: 143-158



Coma, R, Linares, C, Ribes, M, Diaz, D & Garrabou, J, Ballesteros, E (2006) Consequences of a mass mortality event on the populations of the gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) in Menorca (Balearic Islands, NW Mediterranean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 327: 51-60

Calderon, I, Garrabou, J & Aurelle, D (2006) Evaluation of the utility of COI and ITS markers as tools for population genetic studies of temperate gorgonians. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 336: 184-197



Torrents, O, Garrabou, J, Harmelin JG & Marschal, C (2005) Age and size at first reproduction in the precious red coral Corallium rubrum. Biological Conservation 121:391-397



Marschal, C, Garrabou, J,  Harmelin JG & Pichon, M  (2004) Growth rings in red coral Corallium rubrum: techniques for age and growth rate determination. Coral Reefs 23:423-432

Teixido, N, Garrabou, J, Gutt, J, & Wolf, A (2004) Succession in Antarctic benthos after iceberg disturbance: trends in benthic composition, abundance, and growth forms. Marine Ecology Progress Series 278:1-16



Garrabou, J & Harmelin JG (2002) A 20-year study on life-history traits of a harvested long-lived temperate coral in the NW Mediterranean : insights into conservation and management needs. Journal of Animal Ecology 71 :966-978.

Teixido, N, Garrabou, J & Wolf, WE (2002) Spatial pattern quantification of Antarctic benthic communities using landscape indices. Marine Ecology Progress Series 242: 1-14

Garrabou, J, Ballesteros, E & Zabala, M (2002) Structure and dynamics of north-western Mediterranean rocky benthic communities along a depth gradient. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science 55: 493-508.



Garrabou, J, Pérez, T, Sartoreto, S & Harmelin, JG (2001) Mass mortality event in red coral (Corallium rubrum, Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallaria) populations in the Provence region (France, NW Mediterranean). Marine Ecology Progress Series 217 : 263-272

Garrabou, J & Zabala, M (2001) Growth dynamics in four sponges from NW Mediterranean. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science 52 : 293-303



Garrabou, J & Ballesteros, E (2000). Growth of Mesophyllum alternans and Lithophyllum frondosum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in the NW Mediterranean. European Journal of Phycology 35: 1-10

Perez, T, Garrabou, J, Sartoretto, S, Harmelin, JG, Francour, P & Vacelet, J (2000) Mass mortality of marine invertebrates: an unprecedent event in the North Occidental Mediterranean. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 323(10):853-865.



Verlaque, M, Ballesteros, E, Sala, E & Garrabou, J (1999) Cystoseira jabukae (Cystoseiraceae Fucophyceae) a new report from the Mediterranean Sea (Corsica, France). Phycologia 38:77-86.

Garrabou, J (1999). Life history traits of two Mediterranean coelenterates: Alcyonium acaule and Parazoanthus axinellae, with emphasis on growth. Marine Ecology Progress Series 178: 193-204.



Garrabou, J (1998). Applying Geographic Information System (GIS) to study the growth of benthic clonal organisms. Marine Ecology Progress Series 173: 227-235.

Sala, E., Ribes, M., Hereu, B., Zabala, M., Alvà, V., Coma, R. & Garrabou, J. (1998). Temporal changes in patterns of abundance of the sea urchins Paracentrotus lividus and Arbacia lixula in the norhwestern Mediterranean: a comparision between a marine reserve and an unprotected area. Marine Ecology Progress Series 168:135-145.

Ballesteros, E, Sala, E, Garrabou, J & Zabala, M (1998) Community structure and frond size distribution of deep water stands of Cystoseira spinosa (Phaeophyta) in the Northwestern Mediterranean. European Journal of Phycology 33:121-128.

Garrabou, J, Sala, E, Arcas, A. & Zabala, M (1998). The impact of diving use on marine rocky sublittoral communities: a case study of a mediterranean bryozoan population. Conservation Biology 12(2):1-12.

Garrabou, J, Riera, JL & Zabala, M (1998). Landscape pattern indices applied to the Mediterranean rocky benthic communitites. Landscape Ecology 13:225-247.



Sala, E, Garrabou, J & Zabala, M (1996). Effects of diver frequentation on Mediterranean sublittoral population of the bryozoan Pentapora fascialis. Marine Biology 126:451-459.



 Garrabou, J & Flos, J  (1995). A simple model to explain planktonic gradients in a sea cave. Marine Ecology Progress Series 123: 273-280.