Recreational fishing, health and well-being: findings from a cross-sectional survey   Villasante, S., et al. (including Pita, P. and Ainsworth, G.). (2022). Ecosystems and People.   Abstract   We evaluated the associations between marine recreational fishing, stress, seafood consumption, and sleep quality in a cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey of a convenience sample of 244...

Research for PECH Committee: Costs and benefits of spatial protection measures as tools for fisheries management   This study evaluates the costs and benefits on fisheries and aquaculture of three types of spatial protection measures: (i) Fish Stock Recovery Areas (FSRAs), (ii) Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), and...

Economic contribution and social welfare of recreational charter boat fisheries in the northeast Atlantic: The cases of Galicia (Spain) and Madeira archipelago (Portugal)   Villasante, S., et al. (including Pita, P.; Tubío, A., Ainsworth, G.). (2022). Frontiers in Marine Science   Abstract   Recreational charter boat fisheries provide alternative economic development to...

The carbon footprint of the hake supply chain in Spain: Accounting for fisheries, international transportation and domestic distribution   Martins-Aragão, G.. et al. (including Villasante, S.). (2022). Journal of Cleaner Production   Abstract   Climate change mitigation depends to a large extent on economic sectors modifying their production processes to significantly...

Words matter: a systematic review of communication in non-native aquatic species literature   Golebie, E. et al. (including Kochalski, S.). (2022). Neobiota   Abstract How scientists communicate can influence public viewpoints on invasive species. In the scientific literature, some invasion biologists adopt neutral language, while others use more loaded language,...

Resilience and Social Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in Small-Scale Fisheries Villasante, S. et al. (including , Pita, P.) (2022). Frontiers in Marine Science   Abstract Small-scale fisheries are important for livelihoods, food security, jobs and income worldwide. However, they face major challenges, including the increasing effects of climate change...

Trade-Offs and Synergies Between Seagrass Ecosystems and Fishing Activities: A Global Literature Review   Herrera, M. , Tubío, A, Pita, P., Vázquez, E., Olabarria, C.,  Duarte, C., and Villasante, S. (2022). Frontiers in Marine Science   Abstract   Seagrass ecosystems support human well-being by delivering a wide range of ecosystem services. Particularly...

Catálogo Transformador de la Pesca Artesanal. Ciclo: “Saberes sobre la mesa. Hacia sistemas y prácticas alimentarias sostenibles”   Gianelli, I. et al. (including Villasante, S.) (2021).. Instituto Sudamericano para Estudios sobre Resiliencia y Sostenibilidad (SARAS), Maldonado, Uruguay.   The Small-Scale Fisheries Transformative Catalog (Catálogo Transformador de la Pesca Artesanal)...

Rapid Assessment of the COVID–19 impacts on the Galician (NW Spain) Seafood Sector   Villasante, S. et al. (including Tubío, A., Pita, P., Ainsworth, G.) (2021). Frontiers in Marine Science Abstract This paper aims to develop a rapid assessment of the COVID-19 impact on the Galician (NW Spain) seafood sector,...