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Prof. Vannini, Marco

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    University of Florence, more
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  • Vegetation structure and regeneration of the mangroves in the 'Parc National du Banc d'Arguin', Mauritanie, more

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  • Mangrove crabs and their relationship with the environment in mangrove forests of Dabaso and Gazi (Kenya) sampled in 1998 and 1999, more

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    ( 40 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Anyona, D.; Vannini, M. (1995). Homing in the mangrove swimming crab Thalamita crenata (Decapoda: Portunidae). Ethology 100(3): 242-252, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Anyona, D.; Vannini, M. (1996). Natural diet and feeding habits of Thalamita crenata (Decapoda, Portunidae). J. Crust. Biol. 16(4): 678-683, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ritossa, S.; Ruwa, R.K.; Vannini, M. (1996). Tree fidelity and hole fidelity in the tree crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 196: 299-311, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Ritossa, S.; Vannini, M. (1996). Branch-fidelity in the tree crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Zool. (1987) 238: 795-801. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1996.tb05431.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Vannini, M. (1997). Homing experiments in the tree-climbing crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). Ethology 103(11): 935-944, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Giuggioli, M.; Vannini, M. (1998). Predatory activity and spatial strategies of Epixanthus dentatus (Decapoda: Oziidae), an ambush predator among the mangroves. J. Crust. Biol. 18(1): 57-63. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1549520, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Fratini, S.; Vannini, M. (1999). Short-range homing in fiddler crabs (Ocypodidae, genus Uca): A homing mechanism not based on local visual landmarks. Ethology 105(10): 867-880. dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1439-0310.1999.00453.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Fratini, S.; Vannini, M. (1999). Use of time, space and food resources in the mangrove climbing crab Selatium elongatum (Grapsidae: Sesarminae). Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 135(2): 335-339. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002270050631, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Barelli, C.; Vannini, M. (2000). Homing in the swimming crab Thalamita crenata: a mechanism based on underwater landmark memory. Anim. Behav. 60: 203-210. dx.doi.org/10.1006/anbe.2000.1458, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Morino, L.; Vannini, M. (2002). Behavioural evidence for visual recognition of predators by the mangrove climbing crab Sesarma leptosoma. Anim. Behav. 63: 77-83. dx.doi.org/10.1006/anbe.2001.1882, more
  • Chelazzi, G.; Vannini, M. (Ed.) (1988). Behavioral Adaptation to Intertidal Life: Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Behavioral Adaptation to Intertidal Life, held May 19-24, 1987, in Castiglioncello, Italy. NATO ASI Series A: Life Sciences, 151. Plenum Press: New York. ISBN 0-306-42930-6. IX, 524 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Cumberlidge, N.; Vannini, M. (2004). Ecology and taxonomy of a tree-living freshwater crab (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Potamonautidae) from Kenya and Tanzania, East Africa. J. Nat. Hist. 38(6): 681-693. dx.doi.org/10.1080/0022293021000041716, more
  • Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Giuggioli, M.; Oluoch, A.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. Feeding habits of non-ocypodid crabs from two mangrove forests of Kenya, in: [s.d.] , more
  • Peer reviewed article Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Giuggioli, M.; Oluoch, A.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (1999). Feeding habits of non-ocypodid crabs from two mangrove forests of Kenya. Bull. Mar. Sci. 64(2): 291-297, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Cannicci, S.; Abincha, L.M.; Vannini, M. (2000). Feeding, temporal and spatial preferences of Metopograpsus thukuhar (Decapoda, Grapsidae): an opportunistic mangrove dweller. J. Crust. Biol. 20(2): 326-333, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Cannicci, S.; Vannini, M. (2000). Competition and interaction between Neosarmatium smithi (Crustacea: Grapsidae) and Terebralia palustris (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in a Kenyan mangrove. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 137(2): 309-316. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002270000344, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Cannicci, S.; Vannini, M. (2001). Feeding clusters and olfaction in the mangrove snail Terebralia palustris (Linnaeus) (Potamididae: Gastropoda). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 261(2): 173-183. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-0981(01)00273-8, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Vigiani, V.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (2004). Terebralia palustris (Gastropoda: Potamididae) in a Kenyan mangal: size structure, distribution and impact on the consumption of leaf litter. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 144(6): 1173-1182. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-003-1282-6, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S.; Schubart, C. D. (2005). Tree-climbing mangrove crabs: a case of convergent evolution. Evol. Ecol. Res. 7(2): 219-233, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (2008). Feeding preferences and food searching strategies mediated by air - and water-borne cues in the mud whelk Terebralia palustris (Potamididae: Gastropoda). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 362(1): 26-31. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2008.05.008, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Sacchi, A.; Vannini, M. (2011). Competition for mangrove leaf litter between two East African crabs, Neosarmatium meinerti (Sesarmidae) and Cardisoma carnifex (Gecarcinidae): a case of kleptoparasitism? J. Ethol. 29(3): 481-485. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-011-0282-0, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fratini, S.; Vannini, M. (2002). Genetic differentiation in the mud crab Scylla serrata (Decapoda: Portunidae) within the Indian Ocean. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 272(1): 103-116. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-0981(02)00052-7, more
  • Gherardi, F.; Micheli, F.; Vannini, M. (1990). Movement patterns and dispersal of the hermit crab Clibanarius longitarsus in a mangrove swamp. Mar. Behav. Physiol. 16(4): 209-223. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/10236249009378750, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gherardi, F.; Zatteri, F.; Vannini, M. (1994). Hermit crabs in a mangrove swamp: the structure of Clibanarius laevimanus clusters. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 121(1): 41-52. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00349472, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gherardi, F.; Vannini, M. (1992). Hypotheses on proximate and ultimate factors influencing clustering in the tropical hermit crab Clibanarius laevimanus. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 4(Suppl. 1): 17-22. dx.doi.org/10.1080/03949370.1992.10721940, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gherardi, F.; Vannini, M. (1993). Hermit crabs in a mangrove swamp: proximate and ultimate factors in the clustering of Clibanarius laevimanus. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 168(2): 167-187. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0022-0981(93)90258-P, more
  • Peer reviewed article Innocenti, G.; Vannini, M. (2007). The first record of the land crab, Discoplax rotunda (Quoy & Gaymard,1824) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Gecarcinidae) from East Africa: the problem of the island species. Crustaceana 80(5): 635-637. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854007780765632, more
  • Peer reviewed article Micheli, F.; Gherardi, F.; Vannini, M. (1991). Feeding and burrowing ecology of two East African mangrove crabs. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 111(2): 247-254. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01319706, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ragionieri, L.; Fratini, S.; Vannini, M.; Schubart, C. D. (2009). Phylogenetic and morphometric differentiation reveal geographic radiation and pseudo-cryptic speciation in a mangrove crab from the Indo-West Pacific. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 52(3): 825-834. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2009.04.008, more
  • Peer reviewed article Skov, M.; Vannini, M.; Shunula, J.; Hartnoll, R.G.; Cannicci, S. (2002). Quantifying the density of mangrove crabs: Ocypodidae and Grapsidae. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 141(4): 725-732. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-002-0867-9, more
  • Peer reviewed article Skov, M. W.; Hartnoll, R. G.; Ruwa, R. K.; Shunula, J. P.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (2005). Marching to a different drummer: crabs synchronize reproduction to a 14-month lunar-tidal cycle. Ecology 86(5): 1164-1171. dx.doi.org/10.1890/04-0917, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Ruwa, R. K.; Innocenti, G. (1994). Notes on the behavior of Heteromysis harpax, a commensal mysid living in hermit crab shells. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 6(Suppl. 1): 137-142. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/03949370.1994.10721987, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, K. (1995). Effect of light intensity on vertical migrations of the tree crab, Sesarma leptosome Hilgendorf (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 185(2): 181-189. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0022-0981(94)00143-2, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Ruwa, R. K.; Cannicci, S. (1997). Effect of microclimatic factors and tide on vertical migrations of the mangrove crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda: Grapsidae). Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 130(1): 101-108. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002270050229, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S.; Fratini, S. (2001). Prey selection of Epixanthus dentatus (Crustacea: Brachyura: Eriphiidae) as determined by its prey remains. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 81(3): 455-459, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Rorandelli, R.; Lähteenoja, O.; Mrabu, E.; Fratini, S. (2006). Tree-climbing behaviour of Cerithidea decollata, a western Indian Ocean mangrove gastropod (Mollusca: Potamididae). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86(6): 1429-1436. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315406014470, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Mrabu, E.; Cannicci, S.; Rorandelli, R.; Fratini, S. (2008). Rhythmic vertical migration of the gastropod Cerithidea decollata in a Kenyan mangrove forest. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 153(6): 1047-1053. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s00227-007-0877-8, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Coffa, C.; Lori, E.; Fratini, S. (2008). Vertical migrations of the mangrove snail Cerithidea decollata (L.)(Potamididae) through a synodic month. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 78: 644-648, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S.; Mrabu, E.; Rorandelli, R.; Fratini, S. (2008). Random walk, zonation and the food searching strategy of Terebralia palustris (Mollusca, Potamididae) in Kenya. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 80(4): 529-537. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2008.09.020, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Lori, E.; Coffa, C.; Fratini, S. (2008). Cerithidea decollata: a snail that can foresee the future? Anim. Behav. 76: 983-992. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.05.016, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Mrabu, E.; Cannicci, S.; Rorandelli, R.; Fratini, S. (2008). Rhythmic vertical migration of the gastropod Cerithidea decollata in a Kenyan mangrove forest. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 153(6): 1047-1053. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-007-0877-8, more
  • Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (1997). Notes on the macro-benthos of Kenyan mangroves. [S.n.]: Mombasa. 16 + photographs pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Ferretti, J. (1997). Chemoreception in two species of terrestrial hermit crabs (Decapoda: Coenobitidae). J. Crust. Biol. 17(1): 33-37, more
  • Vannini, M.; Gherardi, F. (1988). Foraging excursion and homing in the tropical crab Eriphia smithi, in: Chelazzi, G. et al. (Ed.) Behavioral Adaptation to Intertidal Life: Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Behavioral Adaptation to Intertidal Life, held May 19-24, 1987, in Castiglioncello, Italy. NATO ASI Series A: Life Sciences, 151: pp. 119-133, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Ruwa, R. K. (1994). Vertical migrations in the tree crab Sesarma leptosome (Decapoda, Grapsidae). Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 118(2): 271-278. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00349794, more
  • Vezzosi, R.; Barbaresi, S.; Anyona, D.; Vannini, M. (1995). Activity patterns in Thalamita crenata (Portunidae, Decapoda): a shaping by tidal cycles. Mar. Behav. Physiol. 24: 207-214, more

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