A list of scientific papers and reports that will be helpful for the project’s implementation.

Almeida Magris R, Andrello M, Pressey RL, Mouillot D, Dalongeville A, Jacobi MN, Manel S (2018) Biologically representative and well-connected marine reserves enhance biodiversity persistence in conservation planning. Conservation Letters, e12439. doi:10.1111/conl.12439

Arvanitidis C, Faulwetter S, Chatzigeorgiou G, Penev L, Bánki O, Dailianis T, Pafilis E, Kouratoras M, Chatzinikolaou E, Fanini L, Vasileiadou A, Pavloudi C, Vavilis P, Koulouri P, Dounas C (2011) Engaging the broader community in biodiversity research: the concept of the COMBER pilot project for divers in ViBRANT. ZooKeys 150: 211-229. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.150.2149

Bremner J (2008) Species’ traits and ecological functioning in marine conservation and management. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 366(1): 37-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2008.07.007

Cerrano C, Milanese M, Ponti M (2017) Diving for science – science for diving: volunteer scuba divers support science and conservation in the Mediterranean Sea. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst., 27: 303-323. doi: 10.1002/aqc.2663

Grimm, KE (2017) Importance of citizen science for science, individuals, communities, and the planet. Ecology, 98: 3229-3230. doi:10.1002/ecy.1987

Guy-Haim T, Lyons DA, Kotta J, et al. (2017) Diverse effects of invasive ecosystem engineers on marine biodiversity and ecosystem functions: A global review and meta-analysis. Glob Change Biol., 1-19. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14007

Jahnke M, Pagès JF, Alcoverro T, Lavery PS, McMahon KM, Procaccini G (2015) Should we sync? Seascape-level genetic and ecological factors determine seagrass flowering patterns. J Ecol, 103: 1464-1474. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12470

Sanna D, Cossu P, Dedola GL, Scarpa F, Maltagliati F, Castelli A, et al. (2013) Mitochondrial DNA Reveals Genetic Structuring of Pinna nobilis across the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE, 8(6): e67372. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067372

Turak E, Regan E, Costello MJ (2017) Measuring and reporting biodiversity change. Biological conservation, 213(B): 249-251. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.03.013

Vázquez-Luis M, Álvarez E, Barrajón A, García-March JR, Grau A, Hendriks IE, Jiménez S, Kersting D, Moreno D, Pérez M, Ruiz, JM (2017) SOS Pinna nobilis: a mass mortality event in western Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4: 220. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00220

Zenetos A, Liami A, Xentidis N, Corsini-Foka M (2017) Marine Alien Species at Pserimos Island (Greece): Census with the help of citizen scientists. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(3): 629-634. doi:10.1017/S0025315417000418