RHIPILIA COPPEJANSII, A NEW CORAL REEF-ASSOCIATED SPECIES FROM GUAM (BRYOPSIDALES, CHLOROPHYTA)
Heroen Verbruggen, Tom Schils
Journal of Phycology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
Awarded by Research Foundation - Flanders
Awarded by US Fish and Wildlife Service through the Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources
Awarded by NOAA
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.