The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 10 / No. 1

Published by Friends of the Monk Seal

June 2007 



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Back issues

Guest Editorial: A joyful loss

by İlksen D. Baş

International News

Hawaiian News

Mediterranean News

Stop press… Orphan’s behaviour provoking concerns in Turkey

Cover Story: Mediterranean: Making a blue sea green

by William M. Johnson

In Focus: Pup rescue in Samandag

by Ali Cemal Gücü, Evrim Erbil, Meltem Ok, Serdar Sakinan and Billur Celebi


Possible seal pox in the Monachus monachus Cyprus colony – Is stress and hunger a contributing factor? by Huseyin Cihan, Nilufer Aytug and Ali Cemal Gücü

Monk seal (Monachus monachus) sightings in the Croatian part of the Adriatic with a special reference to the population of open-sea islands, by J. Antolović, M. Antolović, N. Antolović, B. Furlan, Lj. Adamić-Antolović, R. Antolović and I. Čok

Monachus Science:

Results of a research and information campaign on the possible presence of monk seals on the west coast of Algeria – First recorded instance of a hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) in Algeria, by M. Bouderbala, D. Bouras, D. Bekrattou, K. Doukara, M.F. Abdelghani and Z. Boutiba

Monachus Science Posters:

Conservation status and priorities of the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus in the archipelago of Madeira, by Rosa Pires, Henrique C. Neves and Alexandros A. Karamanlidis

Letters to the Editor

Recent Publications

Publishing Info




Mediterranean News: Orphaned pup ‘Almond’,
released to the wild

Cover Story: Trying to make a blue sea green

Algerian hooded seal: Source: Zitouni Boutiba

Monachus Science: A hooded seal is discovered
during monk seal surveys

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