The diversity of the past and temporal patterns (by Heike K. Lotze)
Table S30. Ecologically and economically important species of the Adriatic Sea for which long-term data were available and that were included in historical diversity trends
We considered 64 species or species groups belonging to 7 functional groups, 6 taxonomic groups, and 22 ecological guilds [data were adapted from ref. 1, where a complete list of references for the Adriatic Sea can be found in the Supporting Online Material].
Species or species group
Common and scientific names
Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus), fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
Most abundant: Loggerhead (Caretta caretta), less abundant: Leathery Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), Kemp turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)