Project essentials

The project

This project aims to reintroduce Ribbed Limpet within three target Ligurian Marine Protected Areas, where extinction causes have been eliminated and appropriate protection is assured.

Ribbed limpet

Ribbed Limpet, is a gastropod belonging to the family Patellidae. It is considered one of the main marine invertebrates at risk of extinction in the whole Mediterranean.

The consortium

The Consortium is  composed by experts in conservation, study and research, communication and dissemination, information technology and digital communication.

Natura 2000

Logo Life Programme

This project contributes to the conservation and protection of habitats belonging to the Natura 2000 network, set up under the Habitats Directive 92/43 / EEC.

Logo Natura 2000

Latest news

What happens in the Hatchery of Camogli? The sex identification

When the limpets arrive in the hatchery, the group of researchers of the University of Genoa carries out the first […]

New specimens coming from Sardinia, ready for a new breeding season!

Last Saturday arrived the new specimens of Patella ferruginea collected in Sardinia, in the Protected Marine Area of Tavolara. The […]

RELIFE extended!

The RELIFE project has been extended until March 2022! Due to the difficulties in the implementation of the activities starting […]

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