Populations of commercial molluscs within a highly biodiverse marine protected area on the Northern Alboran Sea (W Mediterranean): Preferential habitats, seasonal dynamics and importance for artisanal fisheries

Populations of commercial molluscs within a highly biodiverse marine protected area on the Northern Alboran Sea (W Mediterranean): Preferential habitats, seasonal dynamics and importance for artisanal fisheries

Molluscs are one of the most exploited marine resources in the Mediterranean Sea, being most of the bivalve species the same ones than those recorded in the classical works of Greek antiquity. This study assessed the seasonal dynamics and preferential