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Foskolos I., Koutouzi Ν., Polychronidis L., Alexiadou P., Frantzis A. 2020.
A taste for squid: the diet of sperm whales stranded in Greece, Eastern Mediterranean.
Deep-Sea Research I 155: 103164.

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Frantzis A., Leaper R., Alexiadou P., Prospathopoulos A., Lekkas D. 2019.
Shipping routes through core habitat of endangered sperm whales along the Hellenic Trench, Greece: can we reduce collision risks?
PLoS ONE 14(2): e0212016:1-21.

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Alexiadou P., Foskolos I., Frantzis A. 2019.
Ingestion of macroplastics by odontocetes of the Greek Seas, Eastern Mediterranean: Often deadly!
Marine Pollution Bulletin 146: 67–75.

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Diogou, N., Klinck, H., Frantzis, A., Nystuen, J., Papathanassiou, E., Katsanevakis, S. 2019.
Year-round acoustic presence of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) and baseline ambient ocean sound levels in the Greek Seas.
Mediterranean Marine Science 20(1): 208-221.

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Bernaldo de Quiros Y., Fernandez A., Baird R. W., Brownell Jr R. L., Aguilar de Soto N., Allen D., Arbelo M., Arregui M., Costidis A., Fahlman A., Frantzis A., Gulland F. M. D., Iñíguez M., Johnson M., Komnenou A., Koopman H., Pabst D. A., Roe W. D., Sierra1 E., Tejedor M. and Schorr G. 2019.
Advances in research on the impacts of anti-submarine sonar on beaked whales
Proc. R. Soc. B 286: 20182533.

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Frantzis, A. 2018.
A long and deep step in range expansion of an alien marine mammal in the Mediterranean: First record of the Indian Ocean humpback dolphin Sousa plumbea (G. Cuvier, 1829) in the Greek Seas.
BioInvasions Records 7(1): 83–87.

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Antoniou A., Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Paschou N., Poulakakis N. 2018.
Witnessing the rise or fall of a species: introgressive hybridization of Stenella coeruleoalba and Delphinus delphis in Greece.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 129: 325–337.

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Skarsoulis E.K., Piperakis G., Kalogerakis M., Orfanakis E., Papadakis P., Dosso S.E., Frantzis A. 2018.
Underwater Acoustic Pulsed Source Localization with a Pair of Hydrophones.
Remote Sensing 10(6):883, pp. 29.

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Mannocci L., Roberts J.J., Halpin P.N., Authier M., Boisseau O., Bradai M.N., Cañadas A., Chicote C., David L., Di-Méglio N., Fortuna C., Frantzis A., Gazo M., Genov T., Hammond P., Holcer D., Kaschner K., Kerem D., Lauriano G., Lewis T., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Panigada S., Raga J.A., Scheinin A., Ridoux V., Vella A., Vella J. 2018.
Assessing cetacean surveys throughout Mediterranean Sea: a gap analysis in environmental space.
Scientific Reports 8:3126.

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Cañadas , Aguilar de Soto N., Aissi M., Arcangeli A., Azzolin M, B-Nagy A., Bearzi G., Campana I., Chicote C., Cotte C., Crosti R., David L., Di Natale A., Fortuna C., Frantzis A., Garcia P., Gazo M., Gutierrez-Xarxa R., Holcer D., Laran S., Lauriano G., Lewis T., Moulins A., Mussi B., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Panigada S., Pastor X., Politi E., Pulcini M., Raga J.A., Rendell L., Rosso M., Tepsich P., Tomas J., Tringali M., Roger Th. 2017.
The challenge of habitat modelling for threatened low density species using heterogeneous data: the case of Cuvier's beaked whales in the Mediterranean.
Ecological Indicators 85: 128–36.

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Sini M., Katsanevakis S., Koukourouvli N., Gerovasileiou V., Dailianis T., Buhl-Mortensen .L, Damalas D., Dendrinos P., Dimas X., Frantzis A., Gerakaris V., Giakoumi S., Gonzalez-Mirelis G., Hasiotis T., Issaris Y., Kavadas S.G., Koutsogiannopoulos D.D., Koutsoubas D., Manoutsoglou E., Markantonatou V., Mazaris A.D., Poursanidis D., Papatheodorou G., Salomidi M., Topouzelis K., Trygonis V., Vassilopoulou V., Zotou M. 2017.
Assembling Ecological Pieces to Reconstruct the Conservation Puzzle of the Aegean Sea.
Front. Mar. Sci 4:347.

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Foskolos, I., Tourgeli Provata, M., Frantzis, A. 2017.
First record of Conchoderma auritum (cirripedia: lepadidae) on Ziphius cavirostris (Cetacea: ziphiidae) in Greece.
Annales Ser. hist. nat. 27(1): 29–34.

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Milani, C., Vella, A., Vidoris, P., Christidis, A., Koutrakis, E., Frantzis, A., Miliou, A., Kallianiotis, A. 2017.
Cetacean stranding and diet analyses in the North Aegean Sea (Greece).
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom : 1–18. doi:10.1017/S0025315417000339

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Giannoulaki, M., Markoglou, E., Valavanis, V.D., Alexiadou P., Cucknell, A.C., Frantzis, A. 2017.
Linking small pelagic fish and cetacean distribution to model suitable habitat for coastal dolphin species, Delphinus delphis and Tursiops truncatus, in the Greek Seas (Eastern Mediterranean).
Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 27: 436–451.

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Rendell, L., Frantzis, A., 2016.
Mediterranean sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus: The precarious state of a lost tribe
in: Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Podestà, M., Curry, B.E. (Eds.), Mediterranean Marine Mammals Ecology and Conservation. Adv. Mar. Biol. 75, Elsevier, pp. 37–74.


Podestà, M., Azzellino, A., Cañadas, A., Frantzis, A., Moulins, A., Rosso, M., Tepsich, P., Lanfredi, C., 2016.
Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) presence and threats in the Mediterranean Sea
in: Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Podestà, M., Curry, B.E. (Eds.), Mediterranean Marine Mammals Ecology and Conservation. Adv. Mar. Biol. 75, Elsevier, pp. 103–140.


Cucknell A-C., Frantzis A., Boisseau O., Romagosa M., Ryan C., Tonay A.M., Alexiadou P., Öztürk A.A., Moscrop A. 2016.
Harbour porpoises in the Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean: the species’ presence is confirmed.
Marine Biodiversity Records 9:72, 13 p.

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Gaspari S., Scheinin A., Holcer D., Caterina C., Natali C., Genov T., Frantzis A, Chelazzi G., Moura A.E. 2015.
Drivers of population structure of the bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Evolutionary Biology 42: 177–190.

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Gaspari S., Holcer D., Caterina C., Frantzis A, Genov T., Vighi M., Natali C., Mackelworth P., Rako M., Chelazzi ., Ciofi C. 2015.
Population genetic structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Adriatic Sea and contiguous regions: implications for international conservation.
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25: 212-222.

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Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Gkikopoulou K.C. 2014.
Sperm whale occurrence, site fidelity and social organization along the Hellenic Trench (Greece, Mediterranean Sea).
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24(Suppl. 1): 83-102.

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Caprinelli E., Gauffier P., Verborgh P., Airoldi S., David L., Di-Méglio N., Cañadas A., Frantzis A., Rendell L., Lewis T., Mussi B., Pace D. S. , de Stephanis R. 2014.
Assessing sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) movements within the western Mediterranean Sea through photo-identification.
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24(Suppl. 1): 23-30.

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Issaris Y., Katsanevakis S., Pantazi M., Vassilopoulou V., Panayotidis P., Kavadas S., Kokkali A., Salomidi M., Frantzis A., Panou A., Damalas D., Klaoudatos D., Sakellariou D., Drakopoulou V., Kyriakidou C., Maina I., Fric J., Smith C., Giakoumi S., Karris G. 2012.
Ecological mapping and data quality assessment for the needs of ecosystem-based marine spatial management: case study Greek Ionian Sea and the adjacent gulfs.
Mediterranean Marine Science 13(2): 297-311.

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Giakoumi S., Katsanevakis S.,Vassilopoulou V., Panayotidis P., Kavadas S., Issaris Y., Kokkali A., Frantzis A., Panou A., Mavromati G., 2012.
Could European marine conservation policy benefit from systematic conservation planning?.
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 22: 762-775.

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Fontaine M.C., Alodie Snirc A., Frantzis A., Koutrakis E., Birkun A. Jr., Ozturk B., Ozturk A.A., Austerlitz F., 2012.
A history of expansion and anthropogenic collapse in a top marine predator of the Black Sea estimated from genetic data.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(38): E2569–E2576.

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Mazzariol S., Di Guardo G., Marsili L., Fossi C., Leonzio C., Petrella A., Ferrante M., Airoldi S., Frantzis A., De Beraldo Quiros Y.M., Pavan G., Podesta M., Garibaldi F., Vizzini S., Gaspari S., Zizzo N., Traversa D., Marcer F., Cozzi B., Fernandez A. 2011.
Sometimes sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) cannot find their way back to the high seas: a multidisciplinary study on a mass stranding.
PLoS ONE 6(5): e19417 :1-17.

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Frantzis A., Airoldi S., Notarbartolo-di-Sciara G., Johnson C., Mazzariol S., 2011.
Inter-basin movements of Mediterranean sperm whales provide insight into their population structure and conservation
Deep-Sea Research I58: 454-459.

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Johnson G., Frantzis A., Johnson C., Alexiadou V., Ridgway S., Madsen P.T., 2010.
Evidence that sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) calves suckle through their mouth.
Marine Mammal Science 26 (4): 990-996.

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Engelhaupt D., Hoelzel R., Nicholson C, Frantzis A., Mesnick S., Gero S., Whitehead H., Rendell L., Miller P., de Stephanis R., Canadas A., Airoldi S., Mignucci-Giannoni A., 2009.
Female philopatry in coastal basins and male dispersion across the North Atlantic in a highly mobile marine species, the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus).
Molecular Ecology. 18: 4193 -4205.

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Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., 2008.
Male sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) coda production and coda-type usage depend on the presence of conspecifics and the behavioural context
Can. J. Zool. 86: 62-75.

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Viaud-Martinnez K.A., Martinnez Vergara M., Gol'din P.E., Ridoux V., Ozturk A.A., Ozturk B., Rosel P.E., Frantzis A., Komnenou A., Bohonak A.J., 2007.
Morphological and genetic differentiation of the Black Sea harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena
Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 338: 281-294.

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Frantzis A., 2007.
Fisheries interactions with cetacean species in Hellas
Pp 274-278 in Papaconstantinou C., Zenetos A, Vassilopoulou V., Tserpes G. (editors).
State of Hellenic fisheries. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Athens, Greece. 466 pp.

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Mendes S., Newton J., Reid R.J., Frantzis A., Pierce G.J., 2007.
Stable isotope profiles in sperm whale teeth: variations between areas and sexes
J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 87(2): 621-627.

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Weir C.R., Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Goold J.C., 2007.
The burst-pulse nature of 'squeal' sounds emitted by sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)
J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 87(1): 39-46.

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Woodside J.M., David L., Frantzis A., Hooker S.K., 2006.
Gouge marks on deep sea mud volcanoes in the eastern Mediterranean: caused by Cuvier's beaked whales?
Deep-Sea Research I. 53: 1762 -1771.

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Wahlberg M., Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Madsen P.T., Mohl B., 2005.
Click production during breathing in a sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) (L).
JASA (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America) 118(6): 3404-3407.

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Dalebout M.L., Robertson K.M., Frantzis A., Engelhaupt D.,
Mignucci-Giannoni A.A., Rosario-Delestre R.J., Baker S.C., 2005.
Worldwide structure of mtDNA diversity among Cuvier's beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris): implications for threatened populations
Molecular Ecology. 14: 3353-3371.

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Frantzis A., Nikolaou O., Bompar J.-M., Cammedda A., 2004.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) occurrence in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Journal of Cetacean Research Management. 6(1): 25-28.

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Gordon J.C.D., Gillespie D., Potter J, Frantzis A., Simmonds M., Swift R., Thompson D., 2004.
A review of the effects of Seismic Survey on Marine Mammals.
Marine Technology Society Journal. 37(4): 14-34.

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Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Paximadis G., Politi E., Gannier A., Corsini-Foka M., 2003.
Current knowledge of the cetacean fauna of the Greek Seas.
The Journal of Cetacean Research Management. 5(3): 219-232.

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Bearzi G., Reeves R., Notarbartolo-DiI-Sciara G., Politi E., Canadas A., Frantzis A., MussiI B., 2003.
Ecology, status and conservation of short-beaked common dolphins Delphinus delphis in the Meditarranean Sea.
Mammal Review, 33(3): 224-252.

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Rosel P.E., Frantzis A., Lockyer C., Komnenou A., 2003.
The Source of Aegean Sea harbour porpoises.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 247: 257-261.

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Frantzis Α. and Alexiadou P., 2003.
Cetaceans of the Greek Seas.
Monographs on Marine Sciences (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, in Greek), 6, 156 pp.

(in Greek, with extensive English abstract, tables and figure legends)

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Frantzis A., Goold J.C., Skarsoulis E.K., Taroudakis M.I, Kandia V., 2002.
Clicks from Cuvier’s beaked whales, Ziphius cavirostris.
JASA (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America) 112(1): 34-37.

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Frantzis A. and Herzing D., 2002.
Mixed-species associations of striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba), short beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) in the Gulf of Corinth (Greece, Mediterranean Sea).
Aquatic Mammals 28(2): 188-197.

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Frantzis A., Gordon J., Hassidis G., Komnenou A., 2001.
The enigma of harbor porpoise presence in the Mediterranean Sea.
Marine Mammal Science 17 (4): 937-944.

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Frantzis A., 1998.
Does acoustic testing strand whales?
Nature, 392: 29.

The findings of the above publication: 1) were received by the international scientific community with positive comments, 2) were transmitted together with the author's interviews all around the world by Reuters, BBC World Service, ABC News, Times, The Economist, The Guardian (international) and dozens of other international media, 3) forced NATO to stop their militarysonar tests and to organize an international conference (June 1998) regarding: i) the effects of their sonar on marine mammals and ii) the preparation of NATO's marine mammal environmental policy.

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Frantzis A., Leaper R., Alexiadou P., Lekkas D., 2015. Update on sperm whale ship strike risk in the Hellenic Trench, Greece. Greece. Paper presented to IWC Scientific Committee, San Diego, CA, USA, 22 May-3 June 2015, SC/66a/HIM06.

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Frantzis, A., Leaper, R., Alexiadou P., & Lekkas, D. (2014). Distribution patterns of sperm whales in relation
to shipping density in the Hellenic Trench, Greece. Paper presented to IWC Scientific Committee, Bled,
Slovenia, 12-24 May 2014, SC/65b/HIM07

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Mazzariol S., Petrella A., Troiano G., Leonzio G., Maristella G., Marcer F., Vizzini S., Gaspari S., Pavan G., Podesta M., Marsili L.,
Fossi M. C., Zizzo N., Chiara C., Frantzis A., Beraldo de Quiros M., Fernandez A., Pennelli M., Traversa Donato13, Di Guardo G., 2011.
A multidisciplinary investigion of a sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) mass stranding in Italy.
25th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society.
Cadiz, Spain, 22-24 March 2011, Abstract book, pp. 305

Perez-Gil M., Martin V., Servidio A., Tejedor M., Brederlau B., Brito R., Varo N., Neves S., Perez E., Frantzis A., 2010.
Preliminary results of the first census of sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) in the Canary Archipelago.
24th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society.
Stralsund, Germany, 22-24 March 2010, Abstract book, pp. 192.

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Frantzis A., 2008. The research program "Sperm whales of the Greek Seas".
Panhellenic Conference: Our natural heritage. Value - Conservation.
Athens, 6-8 February 2008, Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature, Proceedings, p. 92-94. (in Greek)

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Agardy T., Aguilar N., Canadas A., Engel M., Frantzis A., Hatch L., Hoyt E., Kaschner K., LaBrecque E., Martin V., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Pavan G. Servidio A., Smith B., Wang J., Weilgart L., Wintle B., Wright A., 2007.
A Global Scientific Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Management of Noise. Report of the Scientific Workshop.
Puerto-Calero, Lanzarote, Spain, 4-6 June 2007, pp. 44 pages.

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Rendell L., Alexiadou P., Mussi B., Miragliuolo A., Frantzis A., 2007.
Coda diversity in Mediterranean sperm whales.
21st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society
Donostia, Spain, 23-25 April 2007, Abstract book, pp. 25.

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Brownell R. L. Jr., Mead J. G., Van Helden A. L., Yamada T. K., Frantzis A., 2005.
Worldwide mass strandings of beaked whales: retrospective review and causes.
19th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society and associated workshops
La Rochelle, France, 2-7 April 2005, Abstract book, pp. 17-18.

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Notarbartolo Di Sciara G., Bearzi G., Canadas A., Frantzis A., 2004.
High mortality of sperm whales in the north-western Mediterranean, 1971-2003.
Paper SC/56/BC10 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee., 10 July 2004, Sorrento, Italy, pp. 3.

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Skarsoulis E. K., Frantzis A., Kalogerakis M., 2004.
Passive localization of pulsed sound sources with a 2-hydrophone array.
In: " Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, ECUA 2004". 5-8 July, 2004, Delft, The Netherlands . (in press).

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Frantzis A., 2004.
The first mass stranding that was associated with the use of active sonar (Kyparissiakos Gulf, Greece, 1996).
In: Proceedings of the workshop: " Active sonar and cetaceans ". 8 March 2003, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. ECS newsletter 42 (special isssue): pp. 14-20.

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Frantzis A., 2003.
The experience gathered from the research on the cetaceans.
In: 7th Symposium on Oceanography and Fisheries. Round Table: The relations between the Greek NGOs and the research centres. Heraklion, Crete, June 2003. National Centre for Marine Research.


Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Skarsoulis EM., 2002.
Cetacean sounds from the Greek Seas and the first recording of beaked whales echolocation system.
In: proceedings of the Conference: Acoustics 2002, 30/9-1/10, Patras, Greece. Hellenic Institute of Acoustics.

Skarsoulis EM., Frantzis A., Kalogerakis M., 2002.
Passive localization of underwater pulsed sound sources with a 2-hydrophone array.
In: proceedings of the Conference: Acoustics 2002, 30/9-1/10, Patras, Greece. Hellenic Institute of Acoustics.
Pesante G., Collet A., Dhermain F., Frantzis A., Panigada S., Podesta M., Zanardelli M., 2002.
Review of Collisions in the Mediterranean Sea.
In: Proceedings of the workshop: "Collisions between cetaceans and vessels: can
we find solutions?
, 6 May 2001, Rome, Italy. ECS newsletter 40 (special isssue): pp. 5-12.

Frantzis A., 2001.
Sperm whales: The animals of superlatives.
Acta Astronautica, 49(3-10): 557-561.

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Frantzis A., Alexiadou P., Politi E., Gannier A., Corsini-Foka M., 2001.
Cetacean fauna of the Greek Seas: Unexpectedly high species diversity.
In: European Research on Cetaceans - 15. Proc. 15th Ann. Conf. ECS, Rome, Italy. European Cetacean Society, pp. 421-425.
Frantzis A., Swift R., Gillespie D., Menhennett C., Gordon J., Gialinakis S., 2000.
Sperm whale presence off South-West Crete, Greece, Eastern Mediterranean Sea.
In: European Research on Cetaceans - 13. Proc. 13th Ann. Conf. ECS, Valencia, 20-24 April, 1999, pp. 214-217.

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Frantzis A., 2000.
Cetaces dans les eaux de Grece.
In: 8ieme Conference Internationale pour la Protection des Mammiferes Marins en Mediterranee Occidentale. Sophia-Antipolis, France, 19-21 Novembre 1999, pp. 45-46.
Frantzis A., Cebrian, D., 1999.
A rare, atypical mass stranding of Cuvier's beaked whales. Cause and implications for the species biology.
In: European Research on Cetaceans - 12. Proc. 12th Ann. Conf. ECS, Monaco, 20-24 January, 1998, pp. 332-335.
Gordon J.C.D., Gillespie D., Potter J, Frantzis A., Simmonds M., Swift R., 1998.
The effects of Seismic Surveys on Marine Mammals.
In: Seismic and Marine Mammals Workshop, London, 23-25 June 1998, chapter 5, 27 pp

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Hatzianestis J., Georgakopoulou-Gregoriadou E., Frantzis A., 1998.
Organo-chlorine levels in Cuvier's goosebeaked whales from the Ionian Sea, Greece.
Proc. 9th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Sorento, Italy. Fresenius Envir. Bull., 7:345-350.

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Politi E., Airoldi S., Natoli A., Frantzis A., 1999.
Unexpected prevalence of common dolphins over sympatric bottlenose dolphins in Eastern Ionian Sea Inshore waters.
In: European Research on Cetaceans - 12. Proc. 12th Ann. Conf. ECS, Monaco, 20-24 January, 1998, pp. 120.
Frantzis A., 1997.
Cetaceans and cetology in the Hellenic seas.
In: European Research on Cetaceans - 10. Proc. 10th Ann. Conf. ECS, Lisbon, 11-13 March, 1996, pp 114-118

Frantzis A. 2015.
Short report on the mass stranding of Cuvier's beaked whales that occurred on the 1st of April 2014 in south Crete, Greece during naval exercises.
FINS 6 (1): 10-11. (The Newsletter of ACCOBAMS)

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Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Frantzis A.. Rendell L. 2012.
Sperm whales in the Mediterranean: The difficult art of coexisting with humans in a crowded sea.
in: Whitehead H. (ed.) Whalewatcher. Sperm whale: Whale of extremes, Journal of the American Cetacean Society 41 (1): 30-37.

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Birkun A.Jr. and Frantzis A. 2006.
Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena relecta (Black Sea subspecies). Pp 39-47 in Reeves R., Notarbartolo di Sciara G. (compilers and editors). The status and distribution of cetaceans in the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Malaga, Spain. 137 pp.

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Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Frantzis A., Bearzi G., Reeves R.R. 2006.
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus (Mediterranean subpopulation). Pp. 45-56 in Reeves R., Notarartolo di Sciara G. (compilers and editors). The status and distribution of cetaceans in the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Malaga, Spain. 137 pp.

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Aguilar A., Bearzi G., Birkun A.Jr, Canadas A., Donovan G., Frantzis A., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Reeves R.R. 2005.
Proposal for a block Red List assessment of cetaceans in the ACCOBAMS Area. 3rd Meeting of the ACCOBAMS Scientific Committee. Cairo, Egypt, 15-17 May, 2005. 3pp.

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Bearzi G., Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Reeves R.R., Canadas A., Frantzis A. 2004.
Conservation Plan for shortbeaked common dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea. ACCOBAMS, Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area. 90 pp.

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Burgener V., 2004.
Presence et distribution du Cachalot ( Physeter macrocephalus ) et de la baleine abec de Cuvier ( Ziphius cavirostris ) au Sud - Ouest de la Crete et le long de la Faille hellenique.
Travail de diplome, Universite de Neuchatel, Suisse. 78 pp + 8 Annexes.
Anonymous, 2002. (FRANTZIS A. prepared the chapters that are relevant to cetaceans)
Preparation of a Strategic Action Plan for the conservation of Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean Region - SAP BIO.
National Report for Greece. Lazaridou T. and Mihalatou H. M. (eds.), Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, Athens, 120 pp.

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Kandia V., 2002.
Acoustic analysis of entire dives of male sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) off South-Western Crete.
Master’s thesis, University of Athens, 125p. (in Greek).
Notarbartolo di Sciara G., Aguilar A., Bearzi G., Birkun A., Jr., Frantzis A., 2002.
Overview of known or presumed impacts on the different species of cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
In: G. Notarbartolo di Sciara (Ed.), Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas:
state of knowledge and conservation strategies.
A Report to the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, Monaco, February 2002. Section 17, 4p.

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Paximadis G., 1999.
A feasibility study for the creation of a National Marine Sanctuary in Southwestern Crete. Master's thesis
Heriot-Watt University. 64pp.