Emna Ben Lamine- Postdoc researcher
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Fisheries, Fish assemblages, Systematic Conservation Planning (SCP), Climate Change effects, Fisheries economy
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I am a postdoc researcher. During my PhD (2014-2017), I studied fish and fisheries monitoring indicators in four Tunisian MPAs. Working on Mediterranean small scale fishing made me notice that few attention was given to socio-economic aspects of these fisheries. That is why, my research interests are now focused on social and economic aspects of fishing in the Mediterranean Sea.

My postdoc is a part of the CLIM-ECO2 project (http://ecoseas.unice.fr/index.php/research/en-cours/174-clim-eco), led by Virginie Raybaud and funded by the "Fondation Albert II de Monaco". During this time, I will try to assess the economic effects of climate change on Mediterranean fisheries, based on ecological effects provided by species distribution modelling.

Ben Lamine, E., Mateos-Molina, D., Antonopoulou, M., Burt, J.A., Das, H.S., Javed, S., Muzaffar, S., Giakoumi, S., 2020. Identifying coastal and marine priority areas for conservation in the United Arab Emirates. Biodivers Conserv 29, 2967–2983. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02007-4

Ben Lamine, E., Guidetti, P., Romdhane, M.S., Francour, P., 2018a. Fish assemblages along the coasts of Tunisia: a baseline study to assess the effectiveness of future Marine Protected Areas. Mediterranean Marine Science 19, 11. https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.14206

Ben Lamine, E., Di Franco, A., Romdhane, M.S., Francour, P., 2018b. Comparing commercial, recreational and illegal coastal fishery catches and their economic values: A survey from the southern Mediterranean Sea. Fisheries Management and Ecology 25, 456–463. https://doi.org/10.1111/fme.12321

Ben Lamine, E., Di Franco, A., Romdhane, M.S., Francour, P., 2018c. Can citizen science contribute to fish assemblages monitoring in understudied areas? The case study of Tunisian marine protected areas. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 200, 420–427. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.11.031

Kara M.H., Ben Lamine E., Francour P. 2015. Range expansion of an invasive pufferfish, Lagocephalus sceleratus (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), to the south-western Mediterranean. Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 45 (1): 103–108.