Paolo Domenici (PhD in Zoology, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1993) is Professor at I.C.N.R. (National Research Council)- Oristano, Italy. General areas of research interest: Eco-Physiology, Ecomorphology, Biomechanics, Animal Behavior, Conservation Physiology, Marine Biology, Fish Biology. Specific subjects of research: Animal locomotion (performance, kinematics, energetics and scaling); Anti-predator tactics (e.g. escape responses, group behaviour); Predator-prey interactions; Animal behaviour in relation to environmental variables; Short-range orientation.