Scacco, U. & Zanardi, F. & Kroha, S. & Mancini, E. & Tiralongo, F. & Nascetti, G. (2024)
Age Readings and Assessment in Coastal Batoid Elasmobranchs from Small-Scale Size-Selective Fishery: The Importance of Data Comparability in Multi-Specific Assemblages. Diversity, 16(5), Article 271
DOI: 10.3390/d16050271
Scacco, U. & Di Crescenzo, S. & Sbrana, A. (2023)
Exploring fishing threat at fleet segment and subregional scale: Least expert knowledge and a resilience versus disturbance-based approach as conservation's tools for cartilaginous fish. Ecology and Evolution, 13(3), Article e9881
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.9881
Scacco, U. & Fortibuoni, T. & Baini, M. & Franceschini, G. & Giani, D. & Concato, M. & Panti, C. & Izzi, A. & Angiolillo, M. (2023)
Gradients of Variation in the At-Vessel Mortality Rate between Twelve Species of Sharks and Skates Sampled through a Fishery-Independent Trawl Survey in the Asinara Gulf (NW Mediterranean Sea). Biology, 12(3), Article 363
DOI: 10.3390/biology12030363
Mancusi, C. & Serena, F. & Neri, A. & Scacco, U. & Baino, R.T. & Voliani, A. & Marsili, L. (2023)
Unexpected Records of Newborn and Young Sharks in Ligurian and North Tyrrhenian Seas (North-Western Mediterranean Basin). Diversity, 15(7), Article 806
DOI: 10.3390/d15070806
Scacco, U. & Gennari, E. & Di Crescenzo, S. & Fanelli, E. (2023)
Looking into the prevalence of bycatch juveniles of critically endangered elasmobranchs: a case study from pelagic longline and trammel net fisheries of the Asinara Gulf (western Mediterranean). Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, Article 1303961
DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2023.1303961
Scacco, U. & Mancini, E. & Marcucci, F. & Tiralongo, F. (2022)
Microplastics in the Deep: Comparing Dietary and Plastic Ingestion Data between Two Mediterranean Bathyal Opportunistic Feeder Species, Galeus melastomus, Rafinesque, 1810 and Coelorinchus caelorhincus (Risso, 1810), through Stomach Content Analysis. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 10(5), Article 624
DOI: 10.3390/jmse10050624
Sbrana, A. & Cau, A. & Cicala, D. & Franceschini, S. & Giarrizzo, T. & Gravina, M.F. & Ligas, A. & Maiello, G. & Matiddi, M. & Parisi, A. & Sartor, P. & Sbrana, M. & Scacco, U. & Valente, T. & Viva, C. & Russo, T. (2022)
Ask the shark: blackmouth catshark (Galeus melastomus) as a sentinel of plastic waste on the seabed. Marine Biology, 169(7), Article 98
DOI: 10.1007/s00227-022-04084-1
Di Crescenzo, S. & Ferrari, A. & Barria, C. & Cannas, R. & Cariani, A. & Drewery, J. & Fernández-Peralta, L. & Giordano, D. & Hidalgo, M. & Kousteni, V. & Marino, I.A.M. & Massi, D. & Moura, T. & Rey, J. & Sartor, P. & Scacco, U. & Serena, F. & Stagioni, M. & Tinti, F. (2022)
First evidence of population genetic structure of the deep-water blackmouth catshark Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, Article 953895
DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2022.953895
Moro, S. & Jona-Lasinio, G. & Block, B. & Micheli, F. & de Leo, G. & Serena, F. & Bottaro, M. & Scacco, U. & Ferretti, F. (2020)
Abundance and distribution of the white shark in the Mediterranean Sea. Fish and Fisheries, 21(2), 338–349
DOI: 10.1111/faf.12432
Valente, T. & Scacco, U. & Matiddi, M. (2020)
Macro-litter ingestion in deep-water habitats: is an underestimation occurring? Environmental Research, 186, Article 109556
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109556
Morse, P. & Mole, M.A. & Bester, M.N. & Johnson, R. & Scacco, U. & Gennari, E. (2019)
Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) adjust traversing behaviour with lunar conditions in the high white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) density waters of Mossel Bay, South Africa. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 622, 219–230
DOI: 10.3354/meps13051
Valente, T. & Sbrana, A. & Scacco, U. & Jacomini, C. & Bianchi, J. & Palazzo, L. & Delucia, G.A. & Silvestri, C. & Matiddi, M. (2019)
Exploring microplastic ingestion by three deep-water elasmobranch species: A case study from the Tyrrhenian Sea. Environmental Pollution, 253, 342–350
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.07.001
Mojetta, A.R. & Travaglini, A. & Scacco, U. & Bottaro, M. (2018)
Where sharks met humans: The Mediterranean Sea, history and myth of an ancient interaction between two dominant predators. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 21, 30–38
DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2017.10.001
Di Crescenzo, S. & Micarelli, P. & Scacco, U. (2018)
Application of laser photogrammetry on C. carcharias in natural environment [Abstract]. Poster. European Elasmobranch Association Scientific Conference, 12 – 14 October 2018, Peniche – Portugal, Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar
Scacco, U. & Consalvo, I. & Dimuccio, S. & Tunesi, L. (2012)
On the by-catch of two porbeagle sharks Lamna nasus in the central Adriatic Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, 5, Article e61
DOI: 10.1017/S1755267212000127
Scacco, U. & La Mesa, G. & Vacchi, M. (2010)
Body morphometrics, swimming diversity and niche in demersal sharks: a comparative case study from the Mediterranean Sea. Scientia Marina, 74(1), 37–51
Scacco, U. & Consalvo, I. & Mostarda, E. (2009)
First documented catch of the giant devil ray Mobula mobular (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae) in the Adriatic Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, 2, Article e93
DOI: 10.1017/S1755267209001110
Bottaro, M. & Fortuna, C.M. & Vallini, C. & Filidei, E. & Ruffino, M. & Di Muccio, S. & Consalvo, I. & Gion, C. & Giovanardi, O. & Mostarda, E. & Tarulli, E. & Scacco, U. & Mazzola, A. (2009)
A conservation and management chance for elasmobranchs in the italian waters: first results from monitoring of cetacean by-catch in the Adriatic Sea [Abstract]. In Progrtamm and Abstracts, 13th EEA Conference 2009, Palma de Mallorca, Spain(ed.Morey, G. & Yuste, L. and Pons, G.X.): 36
Scacco, U. & Consalvo, I. & Mostarda, E. (2008)
First documented catch of the giant devil ray Mobula mobular (Chondrichthyes: Mobulidae) in the Adriatic Sea. JMBA2 – Biodiversity Records
Psomadakis, P.N. & Dalù, M. & Scacco, U. & Vacchi, M. (2008)
A rare batoid fish Gymnura altavela (Chondrichthyes, Gymnuridae) captured in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, 1, Article e6
DOI: 10.1017/S1755267206000662
Scacco, U. & Consalvo, I. & Fortuna, C. & Mazzola, A. (2008)
Chapter 15: Elasmobranch by-catch in pelagic pair trawl: A preliminary study from Adriatic Sea. In Fisheries: Management, Economics and Perspectives ISBN 978–1–60692–303–0, Editors: N. F. McManus and D. S. Bellinghouse, pp. © 2008, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Romanelli, M. & Colasante, A. & Scacco, U. & Consalvo, I. & Finoia, M.G. & Vacchi, M. (2007)
Commercial catches, reproduction and feeding habits of Raja asterias (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae) in a coastal area of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Italy, northern Mediterranean) . Acta Adriatica, 48(1), 57–71
Catalano, B. & Dalù, M. & Scacco, U. & Vacchi, M. (2007)
New biological data on Raja brachyura (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae) from around Asinara Island (NW Sardinia, Western Mediterranean). Italian Journal of Zoology, 74(1), 55–61
DOI: 10.1080/11250000600831600
Consalvo, I. & Scacco, U. & Romanelli, M. & Vacchi, M. (2007)
Comparative study on the reproductive biology of Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758) and T. marmorata (Risso, 1810) in the central Mediterranean Sea. Scientia Marina, 71(2), 213–222
Gennari, E. & Scacco, U. (2007)
First age and growth estimates in the deep water shark, Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758), by deep coned vertebral analysis. Marine Biology, 152(5), 1207–1214
DOI: 10.1007/s00227-007-0769-y
Psomadakis, P.N. & Dalù, M. & Scacco, U. & Vacchi, M. (2006)
A rare batoid fish Gymnura altavela (Chondrichthyes: Gymnuridae) captured in the Tyrrhenian Sea. JMBA2 – Biodiversity Records
Psomadakis, P.N. & Scacco, U. & Vacchi, M. (2006)
Recent findings of some uncommon fishes from the central Tyrrhenian Sea. Cybium, 30(4), 297–304
Catalano, B. & Scacco, U. & Vacchi, M. (2003)
Note sulla biodiversità dei pesci cartilaginei del parco dell'Asinara. Biologia Marina Mediterranea, 10(2), 655–658
Scacco, U. & La Mesa, G. & Dalù, M. & Vacchi, M. (2002)
Changes of swimming ability with length in a small benthic elasmobranch Galeus melastomus: a work hypothesis. Proceedings of the 4th European Elasmobranch Association Meeting, Livorno, (Italy) 2000, 127–134
Scacco, U. & Andaloro, F. & Campagnuolo, S. & Castriota, L. & Vacchi, M. (2002)
Cartilaginous Fishes as a Component of Trawl Discard in Strait of Sicily (Elasmobranch Fisheries - Oral). Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, Serial No. N4708, NAFO SCR Doc. 02/87
Belluscio, A. & Scacco, U. & Colloca, F. & Carpentieri, P. & Ardizzone, G.D. (2000)
Strategie alimentari di due specie di selaci di acque profonde, Galeus melastomus (Rafinesque, 1810) e Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758), nel Tirreno centrale. Biologia Marina Mediterranea, 7(1), 417–426