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travaglini andreaCollaboratore TER
Section RIMAR Unit Acquario

Tel. +39 081 5833273 - +39 081 5833222
Fax: +39 0817642725 - +39 0815833294
e-mail andrea.travaglini(at)szn.it

Short CV

Born on 20/02/1974 in Ortona a Mare (Chieti).

Training
1993: High school diploma
2002: Master Degree in Environmental Sciences (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope), thesis "Feeding behavior of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caretta caretta along Campanian coasts".

Internships
1999: Participation in oceanographic cruise, Sicily Channel
2004: Aquarium Wilhelma, Stuttgart
2007: Natural History Museum, London
2009: Aquarium Basel, Basel.

Job experiences to Stazione Zoologica
2002: Contract for Torpedo marmorata acclimatization and electric organ dissection
2002 - 2005: Visitor Officer & Control Public Aquarium
2005 - 2009: Technologist. Zoological Collections Conservator
2006 - present: Construction Zoological Collections database (in collaboration: Prof. Akira Kihara, Hosey Tokyo University)
2010 - present: Technician. Zoological Collections Conservator & Public Aquarium Aquarist.

Interests
Historical faunal biodiversity of the Gulf of Naples
Feeding ecology & Marine litter in Sea Turtles.

Teaching experiences
Tutor 10 master thesis
Collaborations (lectures, practical experiences) degree courses since 2000
Invited speaker 15 training courses on the biology of sea turtles
Invited speaker/organizer 22 science events
Layout 6 zoological exhibitions (e.g. Darwin Week)
Realization 4 zoological collections (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, AMP Parco Sommerso Gaiola, Museo del Mare di Napoli, Turtle Point - SZN)
Setting up/management 5 Mediterranean aquariums at public schools
Restoration zoological collection High School "G. B. Vico "Napoli
Marine biology lectures at 10 public schools.

Other experiences
Acknowledgments in 11 scientific publications in marine biology/museology
Sampling, transport, acclimatization and maintenance of marine organisms.

Tasks

He is the Zoological Collections conservation specialist: preserves and maintains specimens, records and interprets historical and scientific information of labels and documents. In particular, he is technical assistant for the construction of the SZN Zoological Collection Database, in collaboration between Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn and the Italian-Japanese Biological Society.
He is involved in: setting up and maintenance in the Public Aquarium of typical ecosystems of the Gulf of Naples; recovery, first-aid and transport of injured sea turtles.

Journal Papers

Pubblicazioni su rivista ISI
S. Hochscheid, A. Travaglini, F. Maffucci, G. C. Hays & F. Bentivegna, 2013. Since turtles cannot talk: what beak movement sensors can tell us about the feeding ecology of neritic loggerhead turtles, Caretta caretta. Marine Ecology, 34: 257-379

F  Maffucci, I. D’Angelo, S. Hochscheid, M. Ciampa, G. De Martino, A. Travaglini, G. Treglia & F. Bentivegna, 2013. Sex ratio of juvenile loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean Sea: is it really 1:1? Marine Biology 160: 1097-1107

G. Bello, A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna, 2011. Histioteuthis bonnellii (Cephalopoda: Histioteuthidae): a new prey item of the leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Reptilia: Dermochelidae). Marine Biology Research, 7: 314-316.

P. N. Psomadakis, F. Bentivegna, S. Giustino, A. Travaglini & M. Vacchi, 2011. Northward spread of tropical affinity fishes: Caranx crysos (Teleostei: Carangidae), a study case from the Mediterranean Sea. Italian Journal of Zoology, 78: 113-123.

M. Santoro, F. J. Badillo, S. Mattiucci, G. Nascetti, F. Bentivegna, G. Insacco, A. Travaglini, M. Paoletti, J. M. Kinsella, J. Tomás, J. A. Raga & F. J. Aznar, 2010. Helminth communities of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) from Central and Western Mediterranean Sea: the importance of host’s ontogeny. Parasitology International, 59: 367-375.

Databases
A. Travaglini, 2015. Collezioni della Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn" di Napoli. In: CollMap Collezioni Naturalistiche nei Musei Scientifici Italiani [online]. © 2014 Associazione Nazionale Musei Scientifici. Available from: http://www.anms.it/collmap/index.php

A. Kihara, A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna, 2007. Zoological Collection Database @ Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn" di Napoli [online]. Supported by Hosei Science Center. Available from: http://szn.i.hosei.ac.jp/HTML/index.php

Riviste non ISI
A. Travaglini, 2014. Tre reperti cetologici del Museo della Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli. In: L. Cagnolaro, N. Maio, V. Vomero (eds), 2014. Le collezioni di Cetacei dei musei italiani. Parte Prima (Cetacei attuali). Museologia Scientifica Memorie, 12: 343-345.

Libri
F. Bentivegna & A. Travaglini, 2006 (eds). Luce nel golfo - Considerazioni sulla pesca e gli ecosistemi del Golfo di Napoli. Provincia di Napoli & Stazione Zoologica "A. Dohrn". Milagro adv, Napoli. Pp: 104.

F. Bentivegna, A. Travaglini & G. Treglia, 2005. Banchi, Secche e Scogli profondi del Golfo di Napoli - oasi di vita sottomarina. Provincia di Napoli & Stazione Zoologica "A. Dohrn". Pp: 40.

CONGRESSI & WORKSHOP
Comunicazioni orali
A. Travaglini, M. Matiddi, M. Ciampa, L. Alcaro & F. Bentivegna. Marine litter in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) from Central and Southern Italian waters: analysis from dead and alive turtles. Workshop on "Biology and ecotoxicology of large marine vertebrates and seabirds: potential sentinels of Good Environmental Status of marine environment, implication on European Marine Strategy Framework Directive", Second Edition. Siena, Italy, 5-6 June 2013.

F. Bentivegna, A. Travaglini, M. Matiddi, M. Baini, A. Camedda, A. De Lucia, M. C. Fossi, M. Giannetti, C. Mancusi, E. Marchiori, L. Poppi, F. Serena & L. Alcaro. First data on ingestion of marine litter by loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, in Italian waters (Mediterranean Sea). Workshop on "Biology and ecotoxicology of large marine vertebrates and seabirds: potential sentinels of Good Environmental Status of marine environment, implication on European Marine Strategy Framework Directive", Second Edition. Siena, Italy, 5-6 June 2013.

A. De Lucia, M. Matiddi, A. Travaglini, A. Camedda, F. Bentivegna & L. Alcaro. Marine litter ingestion in loggerhead sea turtles as indicator of floating plastic debris along italian coasts. Workshop on "Biology and ecotoxicology of large marine vertebrates: potential sentinels of Good Environmental Status of marine environmental, implication on European Marine Strategy Framework Directive". University of Siena, Italy, 31 January 2012.

A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. Il Database delle Collezioni Zoologiche della Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli: da patrimonio storico ad archivio online della biodiversità marina. II Congresso "La ricerca scientifica in museo” quale la realtà toscana?" Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio – Università di Pisa, Calci, 25-26 Maggio 2012.

A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. The grey swimming crab Liocarcinus vernalis (Risso, 1816): a new important prey of loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta in the Central Tyrrhenian Sea. IV Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles. Naples, Italy, 7-10 November 2011.

A. Travaglini. I centri di cura e riabilitazione della Stazione Zoologica: esperienza pluridecennale da condividere. I seminari di Gionha. Il recupero delle tartarughe marine in Toscana: aspetti gestionali e sanitari. Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio – Università di Pisa, Calci, 23 settembre 2011.

F. J Aznar., M. Santoro, F. J. Badillo, S. Mattiucci, G. Nascetti, F. Bentivegna, G. Insacco, A. Travaglini, M. Paoletti, J. M. Kinsella, J. Tomás & J. A. Raga. The helminth fauna could reflect the ontogenetic habitat shift of Mediterranean loggerhead turtles, Caretta caretta. 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Goa, India, 24-30 April 2010.
 
A. Kihara, A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. The Virtual Reality Specimen Image Database of the Marine Zoological Collection in Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn" di Napoli. VII Larwood Meeting. Naples, Friday 2nd February 2007.

F. Bentivegna & A. Travaglini. Conservazione degli antozoi mediterranei all’Acquario di Napoli. Journées Biologiques du Parc Phoenix – Nice, 1 et 2 avril 2005. Proceedings of the Mém. Inst. Océano. P. Ricard 2005. Pp: 53 – 57.

F. Bentivegna, M. Ciampa, G. Mazza, A. Paglialonga & A. Travaglini. Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in Tyrrhenian Sea: trophic role of the Gulf of Naples. Proceedings of the First Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles. Barcelona Convention - Bern Convention - Bonn Convention (CMS). Nicosia, Cyprus. Pp: 71-75.

F. Bentivegna, M. Ciampa, G. Mazza, A. Paglialonga & A. Travaglini. Incidenza dei fattori ambientali sulla distribuzione delle tartarughe marine del Golfo di Napoli. V Convegno Nazionale sui Cetacei e sulle Tartarughe Marine. Monte Argentario (GR), 6-9 Dicembre 2001.

Poster
A. Travaglini. 11-year survey of the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta predatory activity in the central Tyrrhenian Sea: new insights on the ecology and biology of a Data Deficient seahorse, Hippocampus hippocampus. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.

M. Matiddi, A.G. de Lucia, A. Travaglini, M. Baini, C. Mancusi, C. Cocumelli, A. Camedda, F. Serena, T. Campani, F. Scholl, P. Tomassetti & S. Hochscheid. loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) as biological indicator for impact of Marine Litter in Mediterranean Sea. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.

Ma. J. Gutierrez-Lince, A. Travaglini, & S. Hochsheid. Marine debris presence in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) from central Tyrrhenian Sea. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.

G. Treglia, M. Ciampa, G. De Martino, F. Di Nocera, L. Ferretti, D. Iaccarino, F. Maffucci, A. Miccio, D. Sgambati, A. Travaglini & S. Hochsheid. Spatio-temporal pattern of sea turtle presence and human interaction in the central Tyrrhenian Sea, western Mediterranean: evidence from stranding and salvage network. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.  

G. Treglia, A. Travaglini, J. Gutierrez & S. Hochsheid. A case report of the sixth Lepidochelys kempii found in the Mediterranean Sea. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.

S. Hochsheid,  M. Ciampa, C. Cascone, L. Capo, G. Treglia, M. Fusco, R. Sorrentino & A. Travaglini. Loggerhead nesting at northen latitudes in the Mediterranean Sea. Book of abstracts of 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Dalaman, Turkey, 18-24 April 2015.

A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. "Adopt an aquarium in your school": a teaching tool for developing local awareness on marine environment. Proceedings of the 8h International Aquarium Congress. Cape Town, South Africa, 9-14 September 2012.
 http://www.iac2012.co.za/images/uploads/Flegra_Bentivegna_POSTER.pdf

I. D'Angelo, F. Maffucci, S. Hochscheid, M. Ciampa, G. De Martino, G. Treglia, A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. The sex ratio of juvenile loggerhead turtles from the Tyrrhenian Sea. IV Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles. Naples, Italy, 7-10 November 2011.  

M. Matiddi, J. A. Franeker, V. Sammarini, A. Travaglini & L. Alcaro. Monitoring litter by sea turtles: An experimental protocol in the Mediterranean. IV Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles. Naples, Italy, 7-10 November 2011.  

F. Bentivegna & A. Travaglini. The conservation of Squids (Loligo vulgaris) in the Aquarium of Naples for public display. Proceedings of the 7th International Aquarium Congress (IAC 2008). Shanghai, China, 20-24 October 2008. Pp: 84-87.

M. Santoro, G. Insacco, A. Travaglini & F. Bentivegna. Parasites in loggerhead (Caretta caretta) turtles from the southern Italian waters. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. Loreto, Baja California Sur, México, January 18-26, 2008. Pp: 27-28.

A. Travaglini, G. Treglia, G. De Martino & F. Bentivegna. Preliminary observations on dietary habits of leatherback turtles found in the mid-southern Tyrrhenian sea, Italy. 26th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Island of Crete, Greece, 3-8 April 2006.

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