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The project

This project aims to reintroduce Ribbed Limpet within three target Ligurian Marine Protected Areas, where extinction causes have been eliminated and appropriate protection is assured.

Ribbed limpet

Ribbed Limpet, is a gastropod belonging to the family Patellidae. It is considered one of the main marine invertebrates at risk of extinction in the whole Mediterranean.

The consortium

The Consortium is  composed by experts in conservation, study and research, communication and dissemination, information technology and digital communication.

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Patella ferruginea at Science Festival in Genoa

From October 26th to November 5th, in Genoa, the didactic laboratory “Narrow Narrow, clinging to the rocks “,dedicated to children […]

ReLife at Genoa Slow Fish 2017

On Friday, May 19th at 1.00 PM, during the Slow Fish fair, at the Liguria Region stand, the Relife project […]

Zigoti di Patella caerulea in divisione

Experiments for controlled reproduction of Patella ferruginea have started

In the project framework, UNIGE, in the recent months, focused on the development of appropriate protocols for inducing reproduction in […]

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