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Charton, J. A. G., I. D. Williams, A. P. Ruzafa, M. Milazzo, R. Chemello, C. Marcos, M.-S. Kitsos, A. Koukouras and S. Riggio. 2000. Evaluating the ecological effects of Mediterranean marine protected areas: habitat, scale and the natural variability of ecosystems. Environmental Conservation, 27, pp 159-178.

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Fine, M, E Banin, T Israely, E Rosenberg, and Y Loya. 2002. Ultraviolet radiation prevents bleaching in the Mediterranean coral Oculina patagonica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 226:249-254.

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Garcia-Charton, JA and A Perez-Ruzafa. 2004. Multi-scale spatial heterogeneity, habitat structure, and the effect of marine reserves on Western Mediterranean rocky reef fish assemblages. Marine Biology 144:161-182.

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Micheli, F., L. Benedetti-Cecchi, S. Gambaccini, I. Bertocci, C. Borsini, G. C. Osio and F. Romano. 2005. Cascading human impacts, marine protected areas, and the structure of Mediterranean reef assemblages. Ecological Monographs 75(1):81-102.

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