monachus guardian monk seal

Dedicated to Monk Seals and their Threatened Habitats

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Adam, P.J. 2004. Monachus tropicalis. Mammalian Species 747: 1-11. PDF 516KB
Androukaki, E., S. Adamantopoulou, P. Dendrinos, E. Tounta and S. Kotomatas. 1999. Causes of mortality in the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in Greece. Contributions to the Zoology & Ecology of the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1 (1999): 405-411. PDF 47KB
Androukaki E., Chatzispyrou, A., Adamantopolou, S., Dendrinos, P., Kommenou, A., Kuiken, T., Tounta, E. and Kotomatas, S. 2006. (Poster presentation). Investigating the causes of the death in monk seals, stranded in coastal Greece. 20th Annual Conference of  the European Cetacean Society, 2-7 April 2006, Gdynia, Poland. PDF 1.1MB
Antle, R. 2005. A tale of two species. Mediterranean monk seals may be critically endangered, but they don't get the same spotlight as Canadian harp seals. Special Report, The Telegram (St. John's), Canada, Tuesday, May 3, 2005, p. A1, A4. PDF 1.4MB
Antolovic, J. 1998. Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) habitat in Vis Archipelago, the Adriatic Sea. Monachus Science. The Monachus Guardian 1 (2). PDF 99KB
Archipelagos/Government of the Balearic Islands. 2007. Η Μεσογειακί Φώκια. Original text by Joan Mayol, with drawings by Aina Bonner: 1-16. PDF 2.5MB
Bouderbala, M., D. Bouras, D. Bekrattou, K. Doukara, M.F. Abdelghani et Z. Boutiba. 2007. Résultats de la campagne de sensibilisation et recherche de la possible présence de phoque moine sur le littoral occidental d'Algérie. Première citation de phoque à capuchon (Cystophora cristata) en Algérie: 1-12. PDF 422KB
CBD-Habitat. 2006. Pêcher de façon responsible. Textes: Pablo Fdez. de Larrinoa y Miguel A. Cedenilla. Fundación CBD-Habitat, Madrid: 1-16. PDF 9.7MB
CBD-Habitat. La Réserve Satellite du Cap Blanc [Guide to the Satellite Reserve of Cap Blanc, in French and Arabic]: 1-12. PDF 880KB
CBD-Habitat. Manuel d’éducation environnementale destiné aux professeurs de l’enseignement primaire et secondaire de Mauritanie: 1-70. PDF 8.5MB
CBD-Habitat. La mer n’est pas une poubelle! Poster (French and Arabic). PDF 2 MB
CBD-Habitat. La mer n’est pas une poubelle! Pamphlet (French and Arabic). PDF 6.2 MB
CBD-Habitat. Que pecherez-vous demain? Poster (French and Arabic). PDF 430 KB
CBD-Habitat. Code de bonnes pratiques pour une pêche responsible (in French): 1-36. PDF 7.6 MB
CBD-Habitat. Code de conduite pour une pêche responsible de la FAO (in French and Arabic): 1-12. PDF 7.2 MB
Cebrian, D. 2002. Bibliography. Calypso-ERB: 1-2. PDF 74KB
Cedenilla, M.A., P. Fernández de Larrinoa, M. Haye, A. Varea, H. M’Bareck, A. Maroto, L.M. González, M. Muñoz-Cañas. 2009. Description of adoption behaviour detected in the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) at the colony of the Cabo Blanco peninsula (Mauritania-Morocco). Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Who are our seals? Moving towards a standardized population estimate approach for Monachus monachus", 23rd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Istanbul, Turkey. 28 February, 2009. PDF 854KB
Cedenilla, M.A., P. Fernández de Larrinoa, M. Haye, A. Varea, H. M’Bareck, A. Maroto, L.M. González and M. Muñoz-Cañas. 2009. Description of adoption behaviour detected in the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) at the colony of the Cabo Blanco peninsula (Mauritania-Morocco). Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 854KB
Cedenilla, M.A, H. M’Bareck, M. Haya, A. Maroto, M. Muñoz, P. Fernández de Larrinoa and L.M. González. 2007. Evolution of pup production and pup mortality rate of the Mediterranean monk seal colony Cabo Blanco (Mauritania-Morocco) after a mass mortality episode. Poster presentation, European Cetacean Society. CBD-Habitat Foundation. PDF 364KB
Cedenilla, M.A., H. M’Bareck, M. Haya, A. Maroto, M. Muñoz, P. Fernández de Larrinoa and L.M. González. 2009. Evolution of pup production and pup mortality rate of the Mediterranean monk seal colony Cabo Blanco (Mauritania-Morocco) after a mass mortality episode. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 364KB
CFFA. 1999a. Fishy Business. ACP-EU Fisheries Relations: Who benefits at what cost? Part 4. When David meets Goliath: EU-Mauritianian fisheries relations. Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements, Brussels: 1-6. PDF 80KB
CFFA. 1999b Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements (CFFA). Newsletter N°8, September 1999: 1-4. PDF 139KB
CFFA. 2002. Press release. Mismanagement of European Fishing in Mauritania: NGO Complaint against the European Commission lodged with the European Ombudsman. Brussels, May 14, 2002: 1-2. PDF 10KB
Clean Up Greece, HELMEPA and MIO-ECSDE. 2007. Public awareness for the management of marine litter in the Mediterranean: 1-98. PDF 10.9MB
CMS. Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals. 2005. Action Plan for the Recovery of the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) in the Eastern Atlantic. Prepared by the Working Group of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in the Eastern Atlantic for the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn Convention): 1-104. PDF 3.9MB
CNROP/SRRC. 2000. Memorandum on the mass die-off of monk seals on the Cap Blanc peninsula. Note sur l'hécatombe des phoques moines dans la péninsule du Cap Blanc. December 1997. PDF 399KB
Cox, C. 1999. Leaving the islands. EnviroWatch, Inc., Hawaii, USA: 1-5. PDF 217KB
Dendrinos, P., A.A. Karamanlidis, E. Androukaki and B.J. McConnell. 2007. Diving development and behavior of a rehabilitated Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus). Marine Mammal Science. 23 (2): 387-397. [Abstract] PDF 7KB
Dendrinos, P., E. Tounta, A.A. Karamanlidis, A. Legakis and S. Kotomatas. 2007. A video surveillance system for monitoring the endangered Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus). Aquatic Mammals 33(2): 179-184. PDF 771KB
Dosi, A. 2000. Heavy metals in blubber and skin of Mediterranean monk seals, Monachus monachus from the Greek waters. A thesis submitted to the University of North Wales, Bangor, May 2000: 1-85. PDF 1.0MB
Earthjustice. 2000a. Lawsuit seeks fishery closures to save endangered Hawaiian monk seal. Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund press release, January 26, 2000. PDF 21KB
Earthjustice. 2000b. Complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief; summons. Greenpeace Foundation, Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network (Plaintiffs) versus William M. Daley, Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce and Penelope D. Dalton, Assistant Administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund. PDF 43KB
Earthjustice. 2000c. Court asked to close lobster fishery to protect monk seal in Hawaii. Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund press release, February 24, 2000. PDF 21KB
ENS. 2000. Hawaiian judge halts lobster fishery to benefit monk seals. Environmental News Service, 20 November 2000. PDF 60KB
European Court of Justice. 2002. Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber), 30 January 2002. Failure by a Member State to fulfil its obligations - Directive 92/43/EEC - Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - Protection of species. Case C-103/00. Commission of the European Communities v Hellenic Republic: 1-7. PDF 22KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Conservation programme for the Ionian Sea region concerning habitats of species threatened with extinction (LIFE92 NAT/GR/013800). WWF Greece. 01-OCT-1992 – 01-DEC-1995. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. The Mediterranean monk seal in Greece: Conservation in action (LIFE96 NAT/GR/003225). MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal. 01-JAN-1997 – 01-JAN-2000. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. First phase of the implementation of the Habitats Directive in Italy (LIFE92 NAT/IT/013100). Ministero dell'Ambiente, servizio conservazione della natura. 01-JAN-1993 – 01-JUL-1997. PDF 16KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Extension of the Habitat Italia programme (included the Bioitaly programme) (LIFE94 NAT/IT/001048). Ministero dell'Ambiente - Servizio Conservazione della Natura. 01-JAN-1993 – 01-JUL-1998. PDF 16KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Urgent measures for the conservation and restoration of species and habitats of Community interest on the Madeiran archipelago (LIFE94 NAT/P/001052). Parque Natural da Madeira – Autoridade Governamental. 01-OCT-1994 – 01-DEC-1996. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Restoration measures for the terrestrial habitat of Deserta Grande (LIFE95 NAT/P/000125). Parque Natural da Madeira – Autoridade Governamental. 01-JAN-1996 – 01-JAN-1999. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Recovery of Madeira's priority habitats and species (LIFE98 NAT/P/005236). Parque Natural da Madeira. 01-OCT-1999 – 01-OCT-2001. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Feasibility action for the stabilization of the Atlantic population of Monk Seal (LIFE94 NAT/E/001191). I.C.O.N.A. Consejería de Política Territorial Gobierno de Canarias. 01-OCT-1994 – 01-NOV-1996. PDF 12KB
EU. European Union. DGXI. LIFE-Nature Project. Actions for the recovery of the Atlantic Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) population (LIFE96 NAT/E/003144). Consejeria de Politica Territorial: Gobierno de Canarias. 01-JAN-1997 – 01-JAN-1999. PDF 12KB
Federal Register. 2000. Vol. 65, No. 236. Executive Order 13178 – Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve. Thursday, December 7, 2000: 1-9. PDF 253KB
Fernández de Larrinoa P., M. Idrissi, T. Lewis, A. El Mokhtar, M. Cedenilla and L.M.Gonzalez. 2007. Status of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) on the coastline between Cape Corveiro and Castillete de la Mesa (Morocco). Fundación CBD-Habitat, INRH/ANI/IFAW: 1-17. PDF 534KB
Fernández de Larrinoa, P., M.A. Cedenilla, L.M. Gonzalez and F. Aparicio. 2009. Satellite tracking of wild Mediterranean monk seals: a non invasive innovative tool. Oral presentation, in: Workshop "Who are our seals? Moving towards a standardized population estimate approach for Monachus monachus", 23rd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Istanbul, Turkey. 28 February, 2009. [Abstract] PDF 60KB
Forcada, J. 2000. Can population surveys show if the Mediterranean monk seal colony at Cap Blanc is declining in abundance? Journal of Applied Ecology 37 (1): 171-181. [Abstract] PDF 3KB
Forcada, J. and A. Aguilar. 2000. Use of photographic identification in capture-recapture studies of Mediterranean monk seals. Marine Mammal Science, 16 (4): 767-793. [Abstract] PDF 5KB
Forcada, J., P.S. Hammond and A. Aguilar. 1999. Status of the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus in the western Sahara and the implications of a mass mortality event. Marine Ecology Progress Series 188: 249-261. [Abstract] PDF 4KB
Fried, S. 2003. Comments of Environmental Defense concerning the draft EIS for bottomfish and seamount groundfish fisheries in the Western Pacific Region, December 1, 2003: 1-5. PDF 84KB
Gazo, M. 2009. The Atlantic Sahara case study, period 1993-1998. SUBMON – Conservation, Study and Awareness of the Marine Environment, Spain. Presentation at the Who are our seals? Workshop, European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 28 February, 2009: 1-5. PDF 1.4MB
González, L.M. 2004. Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus). Up-date of the status and conservation progress. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. Twelfth Meeting of the CMS Scientific Council Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 31 March - 3 April 2004: 1-7. PDF 153KB
González, L.M., M.A. Cedenilla, P.F. Larrinoa, J.F. Layna and F. Aparicio. 2002. Changes in the breeding variables of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) colony of Cabo Blanco Peninsula after a mass mortality episode. Mammalia 6 (2): 173-182. PDF 737KB
González, L.M., B. Heredia, A. Araujo, I. Robinson, J. Worms, P.S. Miller and U. Seal (eds.). 2002. Population and Habitat Viability Assessment for the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) in the Eastern Atlantic. Workshop Report. Apple Valley, MN: IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group: 1-126. PDF 1.4MB
Güçlüsoy, H., E.S. Karauz, C.O. Kıraç, M. Bilecenoğlu. 2014. Checklist of marine tetrapods (reptiles, seabirds, and mammals) of Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology 38: 930-938. doi:10.3906/zoo-1405-81 PDF 4.7MB
Güçlüsoy, H., C.O. Kiraç , N.O. Veryeri and Y. Savas. 2004. Status of the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779) in the Coastal Waters of Turkey. E.U. Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 21 (3-4): 201–210. PDF 925KB
Güçlüsoy, H. and Y. Savas. 2003a. Status of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in the Foça Pilot Monk Seal Conservation Area, Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East 28: 5-16. [Abstract] PDF 77KB
Güçlüsoy, H. and Y. Savas. 2003b. Interaction between monk seals Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779) and marine fish farms in the Turkish Aegean and the management of the problem. Aquaculture Research 34: 777-783. [Abstract] PDF 85KB
Güçlüsoy, H., M. Theunissen and Y. Savas. 1998. The Conservation of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in Turkey: Foça Pilot Project. World Marine Mammal Science Conference, Monaco, 19-24 January 1998, Workshop on the World’s Endangered Monk Seals, SAD/AFAG Presentation. SAD/AFAG Mediterranean Seal Research Group, Foça, Turkey. PDF 20KB
Güçlüsoy, H., M. Theunissen, K. Turi Nagy and Y. Öztürk. 1999. Volunteer help for the Monk Seals of the Aegean. In Erdal Ozhan (eds) : Proceedings of the MEDCOAST'99 & EMECS'99 Joint Conference : Land-Ocean Interactions - Managing Coastal Ecosytems. 9-13 November 1999, Antalya, Turkey. (2): 859-865. PDF 74KB
Gücü A.C. and F. Erkan. 2005. A holistic approach for the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal on the Cilician coast of Turkey. INOC International Workshop on Marine and Coastal Protected Areas. 23-25 March 2005, Meknes, Morocco: 1-11. PDF 210KB
Gücü A.C., G. Gücü and H. Örek. 2004. Habitat use and preliminary demographic evaluation of the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in the Cilician Basin (Eastern Mediterranean). Biological Conservation 16 (3): 417-431. [Abstract]
Gucu, A.C. and G. Mo. 2009. Who are our seals? Moving towards a standardised population estimate approach for Monachus monachus. Workshop conducted within the framework of the European Cetacean Society Annual Conference [an event sponsored by RAC/SPA (Tunis) and Pelagos-Monaco (Principality of Monaco)], Istanbul, Turkey, 28 February, 2009: 1-5. PDF 162KB
Gücü, A.C., M. Ok, S. Sakinan and K. Rappe. 2005. Mediterranean monk seal in the Levant Sea – responses to mitigation measures applied. 19th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, 2-7 April 2005, La Rochelle, France: 16. [Abstract] PDF 11KB
Gücü A.C., Y. Savas and H. Güçlüsoy. 1998. Conservation of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in Turkey - Central Aegean and Cilician Basin Projects. United Nations Environment Programme Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) Meetings for the Evaluation of the Action Plans for Marine Mammals. Arta Greece 29-31 October 1998 1p. [Poster Presentation] PDF 37KB
Gucu, G. and A. C. Gucu. 2003. Is ecotourism an appropriate tool to ensure sustainable Mediterranean monk seal conservation in the Cilician Basin, Turkey? Evaluation report of the experimental Eco-tourism application in Bozyazi – Mersin. Middle East Technical University Institute of Marine Sciences: 1-33. PDF 325KB
Hart, L. ’t. 1998. A statement delivered to the UNEP-MAP Meeting of Experts on the Implementation of the Action Plans for Marine Mammals (Monk Seals and Cetaceans) Adopted Within the Mediterranean Action Plan, Arta, Greece, November/December 1998. Seal Rehabilitation and Research Unit (SRRC), Pieterburen, the Netherlands, pp. 1-4. PDF 39KB
Hellicar, M. 1999. Monk seal clings on in secret Cyprus coves. The Sunday Mail. 8 August 1999. PDF 37KB
Hiby, L. 2009. Monitoring Mediterranean monk seals, a population widely dispersed at low densities. Conservation Research Ltd., UK. Presentation at the Who are our seals? Workshop, European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 28 February, 2009: 1-5. PDF 88KB
Honolulu Star-Bulletin. 2000a. Baby monk seal probably killed by a boat, by Anthony Sommer. Honolulu Star-Bulletin Local News. Thursday, January 6, 2000. PDF 61KB
ICRAM. 2001. Report of the Workshop on Interactions between Dolphins and Fisheries in the Mediterranean: Evaluation of Mitigation Alternatives. Roma, 4-5 May 2001 Edited by Randall R. Reeves, Andrew J. Read and Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara. Istituto Centrale per la Ricerca Applicata al Mare, Via di Casalotti 300, 00166 Roma: 1-44. PDF 463KB
IFAW. 2002. Statement on The Monachus Guardian. International Fund for Animal Welfare, Cape Cod, USA: 1. PDF 6KB
IFAW / GSM. 2001. International Fund for Animal Welfare (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds) / Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Meeressäugetiere. Pressemitteilung. Alarmierende Entdeckung: Knochenschwund bei Meeressäugern. Hamburg, 1.2.2001: 1-2. PDF 15KB
IFAW / GSM. 2001. International Fund for Animal Welfare (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds) / Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Meeressäugetiere. 2001. Press Release. Osteoporosis in Marine Mammals. Hamburg, 1.2.2001: 1-2. PDF 14KB
IUCN. 2007. Guidelines for applying the precautionary principle to biodiversity conservation and natural resource management. As approved by the 67th meeting of the IUCN Council 14-16 May 2007. PDF 94KB
IUCN. 2009. 4.023 Conservation and recovery of the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus. Resolution, 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona, 5-14 October 2008: 1-2. PDF 20KB
Johnson, William M. 2004. Monk seals in post-classical history. The role of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in European history and culture, from the fall of Rome to the 20th century. Mededelingen 39. The Netherlands Commission for International Nature Protection, Leiden: 1-91, 31 figs. PDF 2.0MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 1 (1): May 1998. PDF 1.0MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 1 (2): December 1998. PDF 1.0MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 2 (1): May 1999. PDF 2.0MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 2 (2): November 1999. PDF 1.6MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 3 (1): May 2000. PDF 1.5MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 3 (2): November 2000. PDF 1.1MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 4 (1): May 2001. PDF 698KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 4 (2): November 2001. PDF 744KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 5 (1): May 2002. PDF 1.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 5 (2): November 2002. PDF 1.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 6 (1): June 2003. PDF 1.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 6 (2): December 2003. PDF 1.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 7 (1): June 2004. PDF 1.0MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 7 (2): November 2004. PDF 1.3MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 8 (1): May 2005. PDF 709KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 8 (2): December 2005. PDF 684KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 9 (1): June 2006. PDF 855KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 9 (1): Junio 2006. PDF 1MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 9 (2): November 2006. PDF 962KB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 9 (2): Noviembre 2006. PDF 1MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 10 (1): June 2007. PDF 2.8MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 10 (1): Junio 2007. PDF 1.7MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 10 (2): November 2007. PDF 1.3MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 10 (2): Noviembre 2007. PDF 1.4MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 11 (1): June 2008. PDF 1.7MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 11 (1): Junio 2008. PDF 1.4MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 11 (2): November 2008. PDF 2.8MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 11 (2): Noviembre 2008. PDF 2.3MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 12 (1): June 2009. PDF 2.6MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 12 (1): Junio 2009. PDF 2.5MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 12 (2): November 2009. PDF 4.4MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 12 (2): Noviembre 2009. PDF 4.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 13 (1): June 2010. PDF 2.2MB
Johnson, William M. (ed.). The Monachus Guardian 13 (2): December 2010. PDF 1.9MB
Johnson, W.M. and D.M. Lavigne. 1994. Captive Breeding and the Mediterranean Monk Seal – A Focus on Antibes Marineland. International Marine Mammal Association Inc., Guelph, Canada. pp. 44. PDF 700KB
Johnson, W.M. and D.M. Lavigne. 1998. The Mediterranean Monk Seal. Conservation Guidelines. Multilingual Edition. International Marine Mammal Association Inc., Guelph, Ontario, Canada. pp. 152. PDF 955KB
Johnson, W.M. and D.M. Lavigne. 1999. Mass Tourism and the Mediterranean monk seal. The role of mass tourism in the decline and possible future extinction of Europe's most endangered marine mammal, Monachus monachus. Monachus Science. The Monachus Guardian 2 (2) 1999. IMMA Inc. Guelph, Canada: 1-30. PDF 465KB
Johnson, W.M. and D.M. Lavigne. 1999. Monk seals in antiquity. The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in ancient history and literature. Mededelingen 35. The Netherlands Commission for International Nature Protection, Leiden: 1-101., 17 figs. PDF 1.6MB
Kaboglu, G.K., H. Güçlüsoy, K.C. Bizsel, H. Eronat, C.O. Kirac, Y.I. Savas. 2007. Information technology for endangered marine species management: AFBIKA Geo-Database. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 38 (2007): 507. PDF 145KB
KAHEA. The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance. 2001a. Chronology of major developments: the Hawaiian lobster & groundfish fisheries and Hawaiian monk seal Interactions: 1-5. PDF 39KB
KAHEA. The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance. 2001b. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: 1-2. [Brochure] PDF 60KB
KAHEA. 2002. Talking points. Help protect the NWHI: 1-3. PDF 16KB
KAHEA. 2002b. Press Release. Board of Land and Natural Resources Approves Public Comment Period for Newly revised Regulations for State Waters in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. 23 August 2002: 1. PDF 8KB
KAHEA. The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance. 2003. The Hawaiian monk seal: On the verge of extinction: 1-2. [Brochure] PDF 215KB
KAHEA. The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance. 2003. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Spring 2003 Factsheet: 1-4. PDF 155KB
Karamanlidis, A.A. 2009. 20 years of monitoring populations of Mediterranean monk seals in Greece. MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal, Greece. Presentation at the Who are our seals? Workshop, European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 28 February, 2009: 1-6. PDF 306KB
Karamanlidis, A.A., S. Adamantopoulou, V. Paravas, M. Psaradellis, P. Dendrinos. 2013. Demographic structure and social behaviour of the unique Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) colony of the island of Gyaros. Poster presentation, in: 20th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand. PDF 5.1MB
Karamanlidis, A.A., J. Curtis, E. Androukaki, E. Joseph, M. Psaradelli, E. Tounta and P. Dendrinos. 2009. Isotopic tracking of foraging of Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 2.2MB
Karamanlidis, A.A. and W.M. Johnson (eds.). 2002. Annotated Bibliography on Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus). Version 1.0. The Monachus Guardian: 1-105. PDF 366KB
Karamanlidis, A.A., V. Paravas, F. Trillmich and P. Dendrinos. 2009. First observations of parturition and postpartum behavior in the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in the Eastern Mediterranean. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 1.5MB
Karamanlidis, A.A., R. Pires, H.C. Neves and C. Santos. 2003. Habitat of the endangered Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) at São Lourenço – Madeira. Aquatic Mammals. [Abstract] PDF 86KB
Kıraç, C.O. 2011. Conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus in Türkiye and the role of coastal and marine protected areas. In: Monk Seal Workshop, Second International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA). 7-11 November 2011, Martinique. [Abstract] PDF 114KB
Kirac, C.O. and H. Güçlüsoy. 2007. Regulation on ships navigation to reduce risk of marine accidents in favour of marine and coastal ecosystems on the Aegean coasts in Turkey. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 38 (2007): 678. PDF 114KB
Kıraç, C.O. and H. Güçlüsoy. 2008. Foça and Mediterranean Monk Seal; Conservation and Monitoring of the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) in Foça Special Environment Protection Area. EPASA Publications. December 2008. Ankara. 1-48. PDF 2.1MB
Kıraç, C.O. ve H. Güçlüsoy. 2008. Foça ve Akdeniz Foku; Foça Özel Çevre Koruma Bölgesi'nde Akdeniz Fokunun (Monachus monachus) Korunması ve İzlenmesi. Özel Çevre Koruma Kurumu Başkanlığı yayınları. Aralık 2008, Ankara. 48 s. PDF 2.1MB
Kiraç, C.O., Y. Savas, H. Güçlüsoy and N.O. Veryeri. 1998. Status and Distribution of Monk Seals Monachus monachus (Hermann 1779) along Turkish Coasts. World Marine Mammal Science Conference, Monaco, 19-24 January 1998, Workshop on the World’s Endangered Monk Seals, SAD-AFAG Poster Presentation. PDF 51KB
Kıraç, C.O. and N.O. Veryeri. 2009. Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in the Karaburun Peninsula, İzmir, Türkiye. The Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Environment and Forest publications. December 2009. Ankara: 1-40. PDF 18.5MB
Kıraç, C.O. ve N.O. Veryeri. 2009. Karaburun ve Akdeniz Foku (Monachus monachus). Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı Yayınları. Aralık 2009. Ankara. 40 s. PDF 17.4MB
Klinger, W. 2010. Note sulla presenza storica della Foca monaca nell’Adriatico. La Ricerca n. 57, giugno 2010: 6-10. PDF 680KB
Lavigne, D.M. 1998. Historical biogeography and phylogenetic relationships among modern monk seals, Monachus spp. Monachus Science. The Monachus Guardian, Vol.1 No.2, December 1998. PDF 38KB
Leclerc, D., T. Johanos and T. Wurth. 2009. Interactive mapping system for Monachus schauinslandi (Hawaiian monk seal) sightings data. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 947KB
Lopez, J.U., B. L. Becker, J.K. Schultz, J. Johanos-Kam and L. Kashinsky. 2009. Dizygotic twinning in the Hawaiian monk seal. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 3.7MB
Lowry, L., D. Aurioles, V. Burkanov, C. Campagna, N. Gales, T. Gelatt, S. Goldsworthy, G.J. Hofmeyr, T. Härkönen, K.M. Kovacs, C. Southwell, D. Thompson, F. Trillmich and A. Aguilar (IUCN Pinniped Specialist Group). 2009. The 2008 IUCN reassessment of the status of monk seals. Poster presentation, in: Workshop “Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective”, 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 295KB
Maragos, J. and D. Gulko (eds.). 2002. Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Interim Results Emphasizing the 2000 Surveys. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Honolulu, Hawaii: 1-46. PDF 2.6MB
Marine Mammal Commission. 1999. Annual Report to Congress 1998. 31 January 1999. i-xvi, 1-236. Chapter II – Species of Special Concern. Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi) 47-56. PDF 146KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2000. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Pages 44-55 in Chapter III, Species of Special Concern, Annual Report to Congress, 1999. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF 529KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2001. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Pages 54-70 in Chapter III, Species of Special Concern, Annual Report to Congress, 2000. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF 142KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2002. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Pages 63-76 in Chapter III, Species of Special Concern, Annual Report to Congress, 2001. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF 954KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2002b. Letter to Robert P. Smith, Reserve Coordinator, NWHI Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, 17 May 2002. PDF 320KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2002c. Letter to Robert P. Smith, Reserve Coordinator, NWHI Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, 23 May 2002. PDF 246KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2003. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Pages 79-95 in Chapter III, Species of Special Concern, Annual Report to Congress, 2002. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF 189KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2004. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Pages 41-46 in Chapter III, Species of Special Concern, Annual Report to Congress, 2003. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF 96KB
Marine Mammal Commission. 2005. Annual Report to Congress, 2004. Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland: 1-163. PDF 2.2MB
Mayol, Joan. 2008. El vell marí, una absència reversible. The monk seal, a reversible absence. Conselleria de medi ambient del govern de les Illes Balears. In Catalan, Spanish, English and German: 1-51. PDF 6.1MB
MMC/NMFS. 2003. Workshop on the management of Hawaiian monk seals on beaches in the Main Hawaiian Islands. 29-31 October 2002, Kauai Sheraton Resort Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii. Cosponsored by Marine Mammal Commission, National Marine Fisheries Service, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources. Final Report, January 2003: 1-58. PDF 201KB
MMSG / Aquarius. 1999. Adriana and her family in the Mediterranean sea. Mediterranean Monk Seal Group, Zagreb, Croatia and Aquarius, Tirana, Albania: 1-12. PDF 2.2MB
Mo, G., S. Agnesi , T. Di Nora and L. Tunesi. 2007. Mediterranean monk seal sightings in Italy through interviews: validating the information (1998-2006). Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 38 (2007): 542. PDF 88KB
MOm. 1999. Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal. Bibliography. Reports and Publications 1991–1999. PDF 58KB
MOm. 2000. Establishment and pilot operation of a network between the Mediterranean monk seal conservation projects. Final report, January 2000: 1-28. PDF 103KB
MOm. 2005. LIFE: Four years at a glance. The monk seal: Conservation actions in two  Greek Natura 2000 sites. Hellenic Society for the Study & Protection of the Monk Seal (MOm), Athens, Greece: 1-12. PDF 5.0MB
MOm. 2005. Increasing the survival rate for Mediterranean monk seal pups under treatment. Technical workshop, organised by MOm, the Hellenic Society for the Study & Protection of the Monk Seal, Athens, Greece, 9 July 2005: 1-16. PDF 113KB
MOm. 2005. Mediterranean monk seal rehabilitation in Greece 1990-2004: 15 years of action, MOm, Athens: 1-31. PDF 1.4MB
MOm. 2009. Action Plan for the mitigation of the negative effects of monk seal ‐ fisheries interactions in Greece, Summary Report. MOm, WWF Greece, Fisheries Research Institute, 2009: 1-11. PDF 2.9MB
MOm /Archipelagos. 1995. National Strategy for the Conservation of the Monk Seal in Greece. MOm / the Hellenic Society for the Study & Protection of the Monk Seal and Archipelagos – Marine and Coastal Management, Athens & Kefallonia, Greece. pp. 7 PDF 52KB
The Monachus Guardian. News Archive.  
Muñoz, G., A.A. Karamanlidis, P. Dendrinos and T. Jeanette. 2009. Preliminary research on the aerial vocalizations of Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) native to Greece, Eastern Mediterranean. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 1.3MB
Muñoz-Cañas, M., M.A. Cedenilla, M. Haya, H. M’Bareck, L.M. González and P. Fernández de Larrinoa. 2009. Individual identification of the monk seal colony members at Cabo Blanco Peninsula (Mauritania-Morocco). Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Who are our seals? Moving towards a standardized population estimate approach for Monachus monachus", 23rd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Istanbul, Turkey. 28 February, 2009. PDF 1.1MB
Muñoz-Cañas, M., M.A. Cedenilla, M. Haya, H. M’Bareck, L.M. González and P. Fernández de Larrinoa. 2009. Individual identification of the monk seal colony members at Cabo Blanco Peninsula (Mauritania-Morocco). Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 1.1MB
Neves, H.C. 1999. Preliminary findings on the feeding behaviour and general ecology of the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus - (Pinnipedia: Monachinae) on the Desertas Islands. PDF 77KB
Neves, H.C. and R. Pires. 1998. The recuperation of a monk seal pup, Monachus monachus, in the Ilhas Desertas – the conditions for its success. Monachus Science. The Monachus Guardian, Vol.1 No.2, December 1998. PDF 49KB
Nibani, H. 2007. Rapport justifiant la préservation de la falaise Ar-Moud Tara–Youssef. Association Azir: 1-7. PDF 484KB
NMFS. 1997. Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Stock Definition and Geographic Range. Revised 1 August 1997. National Marine Fisheries Service. http://swfsc.ucsd.edu/sars/HI_Monk.htm PDF 120KB
NMFS. 1999. National Marine Fisheries Program. Marine Mammal Research Program. Committed to the Conservation and recovery of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, pp. 1-9. PDF 294KB
NMFS. 2000. Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Stock definition and geographic range. Revised 15 December 2000. National Marine Fisheries Service. http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov. PDF 83KB
NMFS. 2002. Fishery management plan for coral reef ecosystems of the western Pacific region. Record of Decision. 14 June 2002: 1-8. PDF 582KB
NMFS. National Marine Fisheries Service. 2006. Recovery Plan for the Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi). National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, MD: 1-148. PDF 1.8MB
NMFS. 2007. Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi). 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation. National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Regional Office, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2007: 1-15. PDF 260KB
NMFS. 2007. Response to Public Comments on the Recovery Plan for the Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi). National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Regional Office, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2007: 1-6. PDF 25KB
NMFS. 2007. The Hawaiian monk seal, in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2003. Thea C. Johanos, Jason D. Baker (eds.). NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-PIFSC-9, March 2007: 1-161. PDF 16.2MB
NMPANS. 1992. Regulations in force in the National Marine Park of Alonissos-Northern Sporades (NMPANS), established by Presidential Decree, May 1992. Extract in Greek and English courtesy of: Scoullos, M., M. Mantzara and E. Constantianos. 1994. The Book-Directory for the Mediterranean Monk seal (Monachus monachus) in Greece. Elliniki Etairia, Athens, Greece: 1-167. PDF 530KB
NOAA. 2001. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve. Overview. PDF 49KB
NOAA. 2001. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve. Questions and Answers. PDF 136KB
NOAA. 2001. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order. Summary. PDF 72KB
NOAA. 2007. Recovery Plan for the Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Revised. National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: 1-165. PDF 1.2MB
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., S. Adamantopoulou, E. Androukaki, P. Dendrinos, A.A. Karamanlidis, V. Paravas and S. Kotomatas. 2009. National strategy and action plan for the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal in Greece, 2009–2015. MOm, Athens: 1‐19. PDF 2.8MB
Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., S. Adamantopoulou, E. Androukaki, P. Dendrinos, A.A. Karamanlidis, V. Paravas and S. Kotomatas. 2009. National strategy and action plan for the conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal in Greece, 2009 ‐ 2015. Report on evaluating the past and structuring the future. Publication prepared as part of the LIFE‐Nature Project: MOFI: Monk Seal and Fisheries: Mitigating the conflict in Greek Seas. Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Mediterranean monk seal (MOm), Athens. 1-70. PDF 3.4MB
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. 2009. Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Condition Report 2009. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD: 1-54. PDF 2.1 MB
Oilwatch. 2005. Oil Exploitation in Mauritania: 1-57. PDF 712KB
Osterhaus, ADME. 2002. Bibliography of publications concerning seal virus research, 1985-2002. PDF 174B
Ouerghi, A., G. Mo, F. Di Domenico and H. Majhoub. 2001. Assessment of Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) habitat at La Galite, Tunisia: towards a monk seal conservation strategy in northern Tunisia and nearby waters. RAC/SPA, Tunis; ICRAM, Rome; ANPE, Tunisia: 1-3. PDF 11KB
Panou, A. 2009. Monk seal sightings in the central Ionian Sea. A network of fishermen for the protection of the marine resources. Archipelagos – Environment and Development, Greece. Presentation at the Who are our seals? Workshop, European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 28 February, 2009: 1-6. PDF 242KB
Parque Natural da Madeira. 2003. Help us to help the monk seal. English brochure and sighting register: 1-2. PDF 1.3MB
Pêchecops/CFFA. 2001. A new Mauritania-European Union fisheries agreement protocol: overexploitation of Mauritania's cephalopods is up for auction. Pêchecops, Mauritania, & Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements, Brussels, August 2001: 1-4. PDF 29KB
Pires, R. 2011. Lobos-Marinhos do Arquipélago da Madeira. Monk Seals of the Archipelago of Madeira. Serviço do Parque Natural da Madeira, Funchal: 1-60. PDF 7.7MB
Pires, R., H.C. Neves and A.A. Karamanlidis. 2007. Conservation status and priorities of the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus in the archipelago of Madeira. In 21st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society. 23-25th April. San Sebastian, Spain. PDF 1.8MB
Pires, R., H. Costa Neves and A. A. Karamanlidis. 2007. Activity patterns of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) in the Archipelago of Madeira. Aquatic Mammals 33(3), 2007: 327-336. PDF 525KB
RAC/SPA. 2001. Report of the fifth meeting of national focal points for specially protected areas, Valencia, Spain, 23-26 April 2001. United Nations Environment Programme. Mediterranean Action Plan. Regional Activity Center for Specially Protected Areas, Tunis: 1-142. PDF 374KB
RAC/SPA. 2003. Progress report of the activities of RAC/SPA. Report on the activities carried out by RAC/SPA since the fifth meeting of National Focal Points for Specially Protected Areas (March 2001 – May 2003): 1-29. PDF 124KB
RAC/SPA. 2003. The conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal: proposal of priority activities to be carried out in the Mediterranean sea. Sixth meeting of the National Focal Points for Specially Protected Areas, Marseilles, 17-20 June 2003: 1-45. PDF 143KB
RAC/SPA. 2005. Progress report of the activities of RAC/SPA. Seventh Meeting of National Focal Points for SPAs, Seville, 31 May - 3 June 2005. UNEP/MAP, UNEP(DEC)/MED WG.268/4: 1-37. PDF 449KB
RAC/SPA. 2005. Information report on the status of the monk seal in the Mediterranean. Prepared for the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA) by Dr. Daniel Cebrian. Seventh Meeting of National Focal Points for SPAs, Seville, 31 May - 3 June 2005. UNEP/MAP, UNEP(DEC)/MED WG.268/Inf.3: 1-45. PDF 208KB
RAC/SPA. 2005. Evaluation of the Mediterranean monk seal status. Meeting of MAP Focal Points, Athens (Greece), 21-24 September 2005. UNEP/MAP, UNEP(DEC)/MED WG.270/Inf.22: 1-7. PDF 127KB
RAC/SPA. 2005. Declaration on the monk seal risk of extinction in the Mediterranean. Meeting of MAP Focal Points, Athens (Greece), 21-24 September 2005. UNEP/MAP, UNEP(DEC)/MED WG.270/17: 1-3. PDF 77KB
RAC/SPA. 2005. Portoroz Declaration. 14th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean  and its Protocols, Portoroz (Slovenia), 8-11 November 2005. UNEP(DEPI)/MED IG.16/13, Annex V: 1-5. PDF 273KB
RAC/SPA. 2006. Blue Week. The Monk seal in the Mediterranean Sea : General situation. Document prepared by Daniel Cebrian Menchero, RAC/SPA: 1-8. PDF 1.3MB
RAC/SPA. 2006. Report of the international conference on monk seal conservation, Antalya, Turkey, September 2006. United Nations Environment Programme, Mediterranean Action Plan, Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas: 1-69. PDF 753KB
Reyero, M., E. Cacho, A. Martinez, J. Vázquez, A. Marina, S. Fraga and J. M. Franco. 2000. Evidence of Saxitoxin derivates as causative agents in the 1997 mass-mortality of Mediterranean monk seals in the Cape Blanc Peninsula. Natural Toxins 8: 1-5. [Abstract] PDF 5KB
SAD-AFAG. 1999. Conservation of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in the Central Aegean and Central Mediterranean Turkish Coast. WWF Project TR0020.01 Final Report. 01 July 1998 - 30 June 1999: 1-27. PDF 202KB
SAD-AFAG. 2007. Report of Mediterranean monk seal habitat survey along SW Turkish coast performed jointly by SAD-AFAG & IFAW, July 2007. SAD-AFAG Report December 2007, Ankara, Turkey: 1-7. PDF 1.9MB
SAD-AFAG/MOm. 2005. A Comparison and Experience Exchange between the National Marine Park of Alonnisos – Northern Sporades (NMPANS) (Greece) and the Foça Specially Protected Area (FSPA) (Turkey) involving the NGOs MOm and SAD-AFAG. Final technical report: 1-9. PDF 390KB
SAD-AFAG/MOm. 2005. Ανταλλαγή τεχνογνωσίας ανάμεσα στο Εθνικό Θαλάσσιο Πάρκο Αλοννήσου Βορείων Σποράδων (Ελλάδα) και στην Προστατευόμενη Περιοχή της Φώκαιας (Τουρκία) με την συμμετοχή των ΜΚΟ, MOm και SAD-AFAG. Μετάφραση της τελικής αναφοράς δραστηριοτήτων του προγράμματος: 1-10. PDF 550KB
SAD-AFAG/MOm. 2005. Alonnisos-Kuzey Sporadlar Deniz Milli Parkı (AKDMP)(Yunanistan) ile Foça Özel Çevre Koruma Bölgesi (FÖÇKB) (Türkiye) Arasında, STK’lar MOm ve SAD-AFAG’ın Katılımı ile, Bir Karşılaştırma ve TecrübePaylaşımı. Proje Teknik Raporu Tercümesi: 1-9. PDF 481KB
Salman, A., M. Bilecenoglu and H. Güçlüsoy. 2001. Stomach contents of two Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) from the Aegean Sea, Turkey. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81 (4): 719 - 720. PDF 65KB
Schmelzer, I. 2000. Seals and Seascapes: Covariation in Hawaiian monk seal subpopulations and the oceanic landscape of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 27(4): 901-914. [Abstract] PDF 8KB
Schofield, D., G. Levine, F. Gulland and C. Littnan. 2009. The first rehabilitation and release of an abandoned endangered Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) pup in the Main Hawaiian islands. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 552KB
Schultze-Westrum, T. 2001. Selected monk seal papers, press releases and film productions relating to Off Course in the Aegean? Letters to the Editor, the Monachus Guardian 4(1): May 2001. Athens, Greece. PDF 7KB
SeaWorld San Antonio. 2000. Highly endangered Hawaiian monk seals thriving at SeaWorld. SeaWorld San Antonio Press Release, January 10, 2000. PDF 61KB
Spradlin, T. R., S. Murphy, B. Mackey, J. Mcvee, E. Androukaki, E. Tounta, A. A. Karamanlidis, P. Dendrinos, E. Joseph, C. Lockyer and J. Matthiopoulos. 2009. Age-related mortality of Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) estimated from dental samples. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 890KB
Thompson, N., A.C. Hirons, C.W. Potter and C. Littnan. 2009. Trophic structure of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands and resident monk seals (Monachus schaundslandi) [sic] during the twentieth century. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 1.2MB
Tudela, S. 2004. Ecosystem effects of fishing in the Mediterranean: an analysis of the major threats of fishing gear and practices to biodiversity and marine habitats. Studies and Reviews no. 74, General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean, FAO, Rome: 1-58. PDF 332KB
Turkish Scientific League for the Mediterranean Seal. 1998. Literature on the Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus (Hermann 1779) by Turkish Scientists, Researchers and Others. Middle East Technical University, Marine Sciences Institute; Istanbul University, Faculty of Aqua Products; Underwater Research Society, Mediterranean Seal Research Group; Turkish Marine Research Foundation. November 1998. PDF 104KB
UNEP/MAP. 1987. Action plan for the management of the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus). United Nations Environment Programme, Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP). Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas, Tunis, Tunis & Athens. Reprinted 2003. PDF 306KB
UNEP/MAP. 1994. Present Status and Trend of the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) Populations. pp. 44, 15 figs., refs. UNEP/MAP Meeting of Experts on the Evaluation of the Implementation of the Action Plan for the Management of the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Rabat, Morocco, 7-9 October 1994. RAC/SPA (UNEP), Tunis, UNEP(OCA)/MED WG. 87/3. PDF 413KB
United States District Court. 2000. Order granting in part and denying in part plaintiffs' motion for summary judgement, granting in part and denying in part defendants' cross-motion for summary judgement, and granting in part plaintiffs' motion for a permanent injunction. 15 November 2000: 1-43. PDF 1.0MB
U.S. Department of Land and Natural Resources. 2003. News Release, 30 October 2003. State, Federal Agencies remind public: do not feed or interact with Hawaiian monk seals: 1-2. PDF 124KB
Wong, M.A., C.L. Littnan and A.W. Trites. 2009. Hooray for El Niño!? Do climate changes alter the diet of Hawaiian monk seals? Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 970KB
Wurth, T.A. and T.C. Johanos. 2009. Changes in distribution and evidence of population growth of the Hawaiian monk seal in the main Hawaiian Islands based on aerial surveys. Poster presentation, in: Workshop "Research, Management, Conservation, and Policy in Monk Seal Recovery: A Global Perspective", 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. 10th October 2009, Quebec, Canada. PDF 340KB
WWF. 2000a. Last chance for Europe's endangered species. WWF press release, 27 January, 2000, Brussels, Belgium. PDF 56KB
WWF. 2000b. Press Release. 13 key Mediterranean marine areas in need of protection. The Mediterranean Marine Gap Analysis. 13 July 2000. World Wide Fund for Nature, Gland, Switzerland & Rome, Italy: 1-2 + 14 p. annex. PDF 80KB
WWF. 2001. Tourism threats in the Mediterranean. Background information: 1-4. PDF 79KB
WWF. 2002. WWF launches Mediterranean website. Press release, 21 January 2002: 1. PDF 7KB
WWF. Simone Borelli and Marco Brogna. 2000. Responsible tourism in the Mediterranean. Current threats and opportunities. World Wide Fund for Nature, Rome: 1-17. PDF 747KB
WWF. Simone Borelli, Stefania Minestrini and Luigi Guarrera. 2000. Responsible tourism in the Mediterranean. Principles and codes of conduct. World Wide Fund for Nature, Rome: 1-17. PDF 601KB
WWF. Claudia Giammatteo. 2000. The Mediterranean: 4 thorny issues. World Wide Fund for Nature, Rome: 1-10. PDF 346KB

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