Integrating Innovative Approaches for Competitive and Sustainable Performance across the Mediterranean Aquaculture Value Chain

Publications and Open Access Data



Simó-Mirabet P., Perera E., Calduch-Giner J.A., Pérez-Sánchez J. (2020) Local DNA methylation helps to regulate muscle sirtuin 1 gene expression across season and advancing age in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata). Frontiers in Zoology 17:15. doi:

Lama R., Pereiro P., Valenzuela-Muñoz V., Gallardo-Escárate C., Tort L., Figueras A., Novoa B. (2020) RNA-Seq analysis of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) infected with nodavirus reveals powerful modulation of the stress response. Veterinary Research 51:64. doi:

Volpe E., Gustinelli A., Caffaraa M., Errani F., Quaglio F., Fioravanti M.L., Ciulli S. (2020) Viral nervous necrosis outbreaks caused by the RGNNV/SJNNV reassortant betanodavirus in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) and European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquaculture 523:735155. doi:

Domínguez, D., Sehnine, Z., Castro, P., Robaina, L., Fontanillas, R., Prabhu, P.A.J., Izquierdo, M. (2019) Optimum selenium levels in diets high in plant-based feedstuffs for gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) fingerlings. Aquaculture Nutrition 26(2), pp. 579-589. doi: 10.1111/anu.13019



Lama R., Pereiro P., Novoa B., Coll J. (2019) Sea Bass Immunization to Downsize the Betanodavirus Protein Displayed in the Surface of Inactivated Repair-Less Bacteria. Vaccines 7:94. doi: 10.3390/vaccines7030094

Domínguez, D., Sarmiento, P., Sehnine, Z., Castro, P., Robaina, L., Fontanillas, R., Prabhu, P.A.J., Izquierdo, M. (2019) Effects of copper levels in diets high in plant ingredients on gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) fingerlings. Aquaculture 507, pp. 466-474. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.044

Turkmen S, Perera E, Zamorano MJ, Simó-Mirabet P, Xu H, Pérez-Sánchez J, Izquierdo M. (2019) Effects of dietary lipid composition and fatty acid desaturase 2 expression in broodstock gilthead sea bream on lipid metabolism-related genes and methylation of the fads2 gene promoter in their offspring. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20: 6250. doi:

Perera E, Turkmen S, Simó-Mirabet P, Zamorano MJ, Xu H, Naya-Català F, Izquierdo M, Pérez-Sánchez J. (2019) Stearoyl-CoA desaturase (scd1a) is epigenetically regulated by broodstock nutrition in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata). Epigenetics Volume 10:11. doi: Click here to access the full text.

Stefanos Fragkoulis, Alice Printzi, George Geladakis, Nikos Katribouzas & George Koumoundouros (2019). Recovery of haemal lordosis in Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 9832. doi:

Kazazić SP, Topić Popović N, StrunjakPerović I, Babić S, Florio D, Fioravanti M, et al. (2019). Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry identification of Vibrio (Listonella) anguillarum isolated from sea bass and sea bream. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0225343. doi:

Snježana Pečur Kazazić, Natalija Topić Popović, Ivančica Strunjak-Perović, Daniela Florio, Maria Fioravanti, Sanja Babić, Rozelindra Čož-Rakovac (2019). Fish photobacteriosis – The importance of rapid and accurate identification of Photobacterium damselae subsp. piscicida. Journal of Fish Diseases 42/8: 2101-1209. doi: 10.1111/jfd.13022. Click here to access the full text.

M. Vandeputte, P.‐A. Gagnaire, F. Allal (2019). The European sea bass: a key marine fish model in the wild and in aquaculture.  Animal Genetics 50/3:195-206. doi: 10.1111/age.12779. Click here to access the full text.



Simó-Mirabet P, Erick Perera E, Calduch-Giner JA,  Afonso JM, Pérez-Sánchez J. (2018) Co-expression Analysis of Sirtuins and Related Metabolic Biomarkers in Juveniles of Gilthead Sea Bream (Sparus aurata) With Differences in Growth Performance. Frontiers in Physiology. Volume 9, article 608. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00608

Pérez-Sánchez J, Simó-Mirabet P, Naya F, Martos-Sitcha JA, Perera E, Bermejo-Nogales A, Benedito-Palos L, Calduch-Giner JA (2018). Somatotropic Axis Regulation Unravels the Differential Effects of Nutritional and Environmental Factors in Growth Performance of Marine Farmed Fishes. Frontiers in Endocrinology. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00687


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