Dr. Sala Antonello

Dr. Sala Antonello

National Research Council (CNR)–Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR), Italy.





1992-1997 Master degree in Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, University of Ancona, Italy


Publications (Selected)

  1. Brčić J, Grilli F, Sala A, 2014. Influence of sea-bottom temperature and depth on swept area estimation from trawl surveys. Scientia Marina, 78(1): 135-142.
  2. Lucchetti A, Sala A, 2012. Impact and performance of Mediterranean fishing gear by side-scan sonar technology. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences, 69: 1806-1816.
  3. Sala A, Lucchetti A, 2011. Effect of mesh size and codend circumference on selectivity in the Mediterranean demersal trawl fisheries. Fisheries Research, 110: 252-258.
  4. Eigaard OR, Rihan D, Graham N, Sala A, Zachariassen K, 2011. Improving fishing effort descriptors: Modelling engine power and gear-size relations of five European trawl fleets. Fisheries Research, 110: 39-46.
  5. Sala A, Lucchetti A, Affronte M, 2011. Effects of turtle excluder devices on bycatch and discards reduction in the demersal fisheries of Mediterranean Sea. Aquatic Living Resources, 24: 183-192.
  6. Sala A, De Carlo F, Buglioni G, Lucchetti A, 2011. Energy performance evaluation of fishing vessels by fuel mass flow measuring system. Ocean Engineering, 38: 804-809.
  7. Giordano D, Rinelli P, Russo A, Sala A, Azzali M, La Spada G, Giuliano L, Crisafi E, De Domenico E, Yakimov M, 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of the Antarctic euphausiids inhabiting the Ross Sea and the adjacent regions of Southern Ocean. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 52: 1-11.
  8. Sala A, Lucchetti A, 2010. The effect of mesh configuration and codend circumference on selectivity in the Mediterranean trawl Nephrops fishery. Fisheries Research, 103: 63-72.
  9. Lucchetti A, Sala A, 2010. An overview of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) bycatch and technical mitigation measures in the Mediterranean Sea. Reviews of Fish Biology and Fisheries, 20(2), 141-161.
  10. Sala A, Prat J, Antonijuan J, Lucchetti A, 2009. Performance and impact on the seabed of an existing- and an experimental-otterboard: Comparison between model testing and full-scale sea trials. Fisheries Research, 100: 156-166.
  11. Sala A, Lucchetti A, Piccinetti C, Ferretti M, 2008. Size selection by diamond- and square-mesh codends in multi-species Mediterranean demersal trawl fisheries. Fisheries Research, 93: 8–21.
  12. Sala A, Lucchetti A, 2008. Low-cost tool to reduce biofouling in oyster longline culture. Aquacultural Engineering, 39: 53–58.
  13. Prat J, Antonijuan J, Folch A, Sala A, Lucchetti A, Sardà F, Manuel A, 2008. A simplified model of the interaction of the trawl warps, the otterboards and netting drag. Fisheries Research, 94: 109-117.
  14. Sala A, Lucchetti A, Buglioni G, 2007. The influence of twine thickness on the size selectivity of polyamide codends in a Mediterranean bottom trawl. Fisheries Research, 83: 192-203.
  15. Sala A, Fabi G, Manoukian S, 2007. Vertical diel dynamic of fish assemblage associated with an artificial reef (Northern Adriatic Sea). Scientia Marina, 71(2): 355-364.
  16. Sala A, O’Neill FG, Buglioni G, Lucchetti A, Palumbo V, Fryer RJ, 2007. Experimental method for quantifying resistance to the opening of netting panels. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 1573-1578.
  17. Sala A, Priour D, Herrmann B, 2006. Experimental and theoretical study of red mullet (Mullus barbatus) selection in codends of Mediterranean bottom trawls. Aquatic Living Resources, 19: 317-327.
  18. Sala A, Lucchetti A, Buglioni G, 2004. The change in physical properties of some nylon (PA) netting samples before and after use. Fisheries Research, 69: 181-188.
  19. Fiorentini L, Sala A, Hansen K, Cosimi G, Palumbo V, 2004. Comparison between model testing and full-scale trials of new trawl design for Italian bottom fisheries. Fisheries Science, 70: 349-359.
  20. Sala A, Azzali M, Russo A, 2002. Krill of the Ross Sea: distribution, abundance and demography of Euphausia superba and Euphausia crystallorophias during the Italian Antarctic Expedition (January-February 2000). Scientia Marina, 66(2): 123-133.
  21. Fabi G, Sala A, 2002. An assessment of biomass and diel activity of fish at an artificial reef (Adriatic sea) using stationary hydroacoustic technique. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 59(2): 411-420.
  22. Fiorentini L, Dremière PY, Leonori I, Sala A, Palumbo V, 1999. Efficiency of the bottom trawl used for the Mediterranean International Trawl Survey (MEDITS). Aquatic Living Resources, 12(3): 187-205.
  23. Dremière PY, Fiorentini L, Cosimi G, Leonori I, Sala A, Spagnolo A, 1999. Escapement from the main body of the bottom trawl used for the Mediterranean International Trawl Survey (MEDITS). Aquatic Living Resources, 12(3): 207-217.