CONFERENCES

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  • Siciliano A., 2018. Implementing a VAKI River-watcher fish counter in the Taupo Fishery”Tongariro Power Scheme Annual Consultative Hui. Genesis Tokaanu Power Station, New Zealand, 5 December.
  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2017. Host variety enhances diversity: the role of multiple secondary habitat-forming seaweeds in facilitating estuarine invertebrates’ communities”New Zealand Marine Science Society. University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 4-7 July.
  • Thomsen M.S., Metcalfe I., Siciliano A., Alestra T., Lilley S., Gerrity S., Schiel D.R., 2017. Habitat cascades destroyed in the Kaikoura earthquake”. New Zealand Marine Science Society. University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 4-7 July.
  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2016. Effects of seaweeds, nutrients and sedimentation on seagrass and seagrass-associated fauna”. Annual Biology Conference. University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 20 October.
  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2016. Variability in habitat cascades across sites, environmental conditions, host and epiphyte species and underpinning mechanistic test-factors”. Australian Marine Science Association – New Zealand Marine Science Society. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 4-7 July.
  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2016. “Epiphytism as key driver of biodiversity in canopy-forming seaweeds-dominated systems”. 11th International Temperate Reefs Symposium. University of Pisa, Italy, 26-30 June.
  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R.., 2015. Cascading effects of epiphytism associated with co-occurring congeneric hosts”. New Zealand Ecological Society. University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 16-19 November.

 


PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS

Thomsen et al., 2020 Earthquake-driven destruction of an intertidal habitat cascade

  • Thomsen M.S., Metcalfe I., Siciliano A., South P.M., Gerrity S., Alestra T., Schiel D.R., 2020, Earthquake-driven destruction of an intertidal habitat cascade”, Aquatic Botany.

  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2019, Effects of local anthropogenic stressors on an habitat cascade in a estuarine seagrass system”, Marine and Freshwater Research.
  • Thomsen M.S., Hildebrand T., South P.M., Foster T., Siciliano A., Oldach E., Schiel D.R., 2016, A sixth‐level habitat cascade increases biodiversity in an intertidal estuary”, Ecology and Evolution.

  • Siciliano A., Jimenez C., Petrou A., 2016, Recreational diving and its effects on the macroalgal communities of the unintentional artificial reef Zenobia shipwreck (Cyprus)”, Journal of Oceanography and Marine Research.

 


THESIS

Siciliano thesis

  • Siciliano A., Thomsen M.S., Schiel D.R., 2018, Testing when and how habitat cascades control biodiversity of marine benthic ecosystems”, Ph.D. thesis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

  • Provenzani G., Siciliano A., 2013, Ecological assessment of the current state of the Isola Bella’s Marine Protected Area (Sicily, Italy)”, B.Sc. thesis, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Italy.
  • Siciliano A., Petrou A., De Domenico E., 2011, “Photoquadrat technique and use of CPCe software for the evaluation of the impact of recreational diving on the macroalgae coverage of “Zenobia” shipwreck (Cyprus – Mediterranean Sea)”, M.Sc. thesis, University of Study of Messina, Italy.
  • Siciliano A., Tigano C., Ferrito V., 2009 Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas, 1814): an example of Teleost Blenniidae bioindicator”, B.Sc. thesis, University of Study of Catania, Italy.

 


AWARDS

biosoc2016

  • BioSoc photo-competition 2017, University of Canterbury (New Zealand).
    Winner of Best underwater picture” category.
  • BioSoc photo-competition 2016, University of Canterbury (New Zealand).
    Winner of Laboratory”, “Videos” and Others” categories.
  • Video-competition Live the Sea”, Auxiliary Coast Guard (Italy).
    Video-documentary: The simplicity of life…”.