Roberto Pillon

Joined: Nov 18, 2018 Last Active: Sep 28, 2022 iNaturalist

I'm an Italian underwater naturalist photographer expert of identifications of Mediterranean's fish (currently I'm mainly interested to the Gobiidae) and echinoderms (mainly genus Astropecten and Holothuria).

I am coauthor in peer-reviewed articles:

I am coauthor of the e-book:

  • Renoult J.P., Pillon R., Kovačić M. & Louisy P. (2022). Frontiers in Fishwatching Series – Gobies of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Gobius and Thorogobius. Les cahiers de la fondation Biotope 37: 1- 237.
    Download: https://www.biotope.fr/download/313414/

I wrote an article to explain the identification's keys for Mediterranean's Astropecten:

I collaborate with the main naturalist sites: www.fishbase.org, www.marinespecies.org, www.fish-watch.org, https://doris.ffessm.fr, www.naturamediterraneo.com

My equipment: Canon G16 with case Fantasea

My main photo gallery for sealife: www.marinespecies.org/photogallery.php?p=search&term=roberto+pillon
My main photo gallery for fish: www.fishbase.us/tools/UploadPhoto/list.php?collab_id=1824

The books that use my underwater pictures:

  • Europe and Mediterranean marine fish identification guide, Patrick Louisy, Publisher ULMER, 2022
  • Europe and Mediterranean marine fish identification guide, Patrick Louisy, Publisher ULMER, 2015
  • Guide d'identification des poissons marins Europe et Méditerranée, Patrick Louisy, Publisher ULMER, 2015
  • Guida all'identificazione dei pesci marini d'Europa e del Mediterraneo, Patrick Louisy, Publisher Il Castello, 2020
  • Guida all'identificazione dei pesci marini d'Europa e del Mediterraneo, Patrick Louisy, Publisher Il Castello, 2006
  • Hippocampes: une famille d'excentriques, Patrick Louisy, Publisher Biotope Editions, 2019
  • Atlante di flora e fauna del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito e Rossella Baldacconi, Publisher Il Castello, 2021
  • Atlante di flora e fauna del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito e Rossella Baldacconi, Publisher Il Castello, 2014
  • Atlante di flora e fauna del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito, Publisher Il Castello, 2011
  • Atlante di flora e fauna del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito, Publisher Il Castello, 2008
  • Nudibranchi del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito, Mauro Doneddu, Publisher Il Castello, 2014
  • Coralli del Mediterraneo, Egidio Trainito e Rossella Baldacconi, Publisher Il Castello, 2016
  • Blennidi delle acque italiane - Guida alla conoscenza e all'identificazione delle specie, Francesco Tiralongo, Publisher IRECO, 2015
  • Safari Fotosub, Martina Gambirasi e Angelo Mojetta, Publisher La Mandragora, 2022
  • Rivages de Méditerranée - Les carnets du plongeur, Véronique Lamare, Alain-Pierre Sittler, Gael Rochefort, Vincent Maran, Publisher Editions Neptune Plongée, 2020
  • Pesci dell'Adriatico - Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino, Luciano Poggiani, Publisher Editore Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino, Assessorato Beni ed Attività Ambientali, Pesaro, 2009
  • I pesci del mare di Fano, Luciano Poggiani, Publisher Editore Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Fano, 2016
  • I crostacei del mare di Fano e del bacino del Metauro, Luciano Poggiani, Publisher Editore Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Fano, 2018
  • Guia de Campo: Fauna e Flora Marinha de Portugal, Vasco Ferreira, Publisher PlanetaVivo, 2011
  • Peixes Marinhos de Portugal - Marine Fishes of Portugal, Nuno Vasco Rodrigues, Publisher Flying Sharks, 2015
  • Faune et flore sous-marines de la Méditerranée : Guide d'identification et d'observation, Sandrine Agnelli, Morgane Constantin, Nicolas Barraqué, Philippe Carrez, Yann Valton, Publisher Turtle Prod Edition, 2013
  • Marine Pictolife: Mediterranean Sea, Antonie Dray, Francois Rebufat, Publisher Pictolife, 2009
  • Marine Pictolife: Eastern Altantic, Antonie Dray, Francois Rebufat, Publisher Pictolife, 2010
  • Marine Pictolife: Macaronesia, Antonie Dray, Francois Rebufat, Publisher Pictolife, 2018
  • Atlante della fauna e flora marina del Mar Rosso, Attilio Rinaldi, Publisher La Mandragora, 2021
  • Guìa de barrigudas, cabozos. Y chupasangres de Canarias, Publisher Consejería de Transición. Ecológica, Lucha Contra el Cambio Climático y Planificación Territorial del Gobierno de Canarias, 2021

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