Journal article

RHIPILIA COPPEJANSII, A NEW CORAL REEF-ASSOCIATED SPECIES FROM GUAM (BRYOPSIDALES, CHLOROPHYTA)

Heroen Verbruggen, Tom Schils

Journal of Phycology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Research Foundation - Flanders


Awarded by US Fish and Wildlife Service through the Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources


Awarded by NOAA


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Sofie D'hondt for generating the sequence data. We are very grateful to Kyatt Dixon, Fred Gurgel, and John Huisman for providing the Rhipilia pusilla, R. nigrescens, and R. orientalis specimens used in this study. Funding was provided by the Research Foundation - Flanders (grant G.0142.05 and postdoctoral fellowship to HV), the US Fish and Wildlife Service through the Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (grant F-1R-15), and the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program through the Guam Coastal Management Program (grant CRIGU08-67). We thank the reviewers or our manuscript (Daryl Lam and Peter Vroom) for their constructive comments, and associate editor Fabio Rindi for handling our manuscript and helping with the Latin diagnosis.