PErfECT “Photogrammetry, gEnetics, Ecology for red coral ConservaTion”



  • Garrabou J, Sala E, Linares C, Ledoux JB, Montero-Serra I, Dominici JM, Kipson S, Teixidó N, Cebrian E, Kersting DK, Harmelin JG (2017) Re-shifting the ecological baseline for the overexploited Mediterranean red coral. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 42404
  • Montero-Serra I, Garrabou J, Doak D, Hereu B, Ledoux JB, Linares C (2017) Accounting for life-history strategies and timescales in marine restoration. Conservation letters. Conservation letters doi:10.1111/conl.12341
  • Drap P, Royer JP, Nawaf MM, Saccone M, Merad M,  Lopez-Sanz A, Ledoux JB, Garrabou J (2017) Underwater photogrammetry, coded target and plenoptic technology: a set of tools for monitoring red coral in Mediterranean sea in the framework of the ”Perfect” project. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
  • Montero-Serra I, Linares C, Doak K, Ledoux JB, Garrabou J (2018) Strong linkages between depth, longevity and demographic stability across marine sessile species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1873) :20172688
  • Royer JP, Motasem Nawaf M, Merad D, Saccone M, Bianchimani O, Garrabou ,  Ledoux JB, Lopez-Sanz A, Drap P (2018) Photogrammetric Surveys and Geometric Processes to Analyse and Monitor Red Coral Colonies. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 6(2): 42


Scientific meetings

  • Linares C, Kersting DK, Montero-Serra I, Cebrián  E, Ledoux JB, Teixidó N, Garrabou J (2016) Multiple stressors on temperate corals: insights from experimental, observational and modelling studies. 13th International Coral Reef Symposium, 19-24 June, 2016  Hawaii (United States)
  • Garrabou J, Cebrian E, Gori A, Ledoux JB, López A, Linares C, Montero Serra I and Micheli F (2016) Are marine protected areas effective to cope with the effects of climate change in temperate rocky marine benthic ecosystems? 100th Western Naturalists Society 11-13th November 2016 Monterey (United States)
  • Montero-Serra I, C Linares, DF Doak, JB Ledoux, P Drap & J Garrabou (2016) Ecology and evolution of species with extreme life-histories in the ocean: comparative demography and the long-lived Corallium rubrum. International Conference on Ecological Sciences,  24 - 28 October 2016, Marseille (France)
  • Garrabou J, Bensoussan N (2016) A collaborative pan Mediterranean network to track and assess climate change effects in Marine Protected Areas. MPAForum 28 November - 1 December 2016 Tanger (Morocco)  (Invited Talk)
  • Montero-Serra I, Linares C, Doak DF, Ledoux JB, Drap P & Garrabou J (2017) Differential impacts of ocean warming and harvesting on the stochastic dynamics and structural complexity of an iconic temperate coral.European Coral Reef Symposium, Oxford  13-15 December 2017
  • Gori A et al. (2017) Ecology of Mediterranean gorgonians in mesophotic ecosystems. European Coral Reef Symposium, Oxford  13-15 December 2017


  • Olvera A (2017) "Estudi de la distribució, demografia i estat de conservació de les poblacions de corall vermell (Corallium rubrum L. 1758)" TFG (Master Thesis) Supervisors Dr. Joaquim Garrabou and Dr. Cristina Linares
  • Olvera A (2017) "Comparació demogràfica de dues poblacions de corall vermell Corallium rubrum L 1758 a les Illes Medes i Scandola" Practicum II Supervisors Dr. Joaquim Garrabou and Dr. Cristina Linares
  • Olvera A (2017) "Estudi demogràfic de Corallium rubrum en tres poblacions de l’Àrea Marina Protegida de les Illes Medes" Practicum I Supervisors Dr. Joaquim Garrabou and Dr. Cristina Linares
  • Nebot E (2017) “Connectivity of red coral populations on the Catalan Coast”. TFG (Master Thesis) Supervisor Dr.Jean-Baptiste ledoux
  • Ruiz C (2016) "Spatial population genetic structure in a pristine red coral population and conservation implications" TFG (Master Thesis) Supervisor Dr. Jean Baptiste Ledoux and Dr. Cristina Linares
  • Montero I (2018) “Resilience of Long-lived Mediterranean gorgonians in a changing world: insights from Life History Theory and Quantitative Ecology”. PhD University of Barcelona. Supervisors Dr. Joaquim Garrabou and Dr. Cristina Linares