NICHE PARTITIONING AND THE COEXISTENCE OF TWO CRYPTIC DICTYOTA (DICTYOTALES, PHAEOPHYCEAE) SPECIES FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS
Ana Tronholm, Marta Sanson, Julio Afonso-Carrillo, Heroen Verbruggen, Olivier de Clerck
Journal of Phycology | WILEY | Published : 2010
A. T. is indebted to the Agencia Canaria de Investigacion, Innovacion y Sociedad de la Informacion for her PhD grant. We wish to thank Caroline Vlaeminck and Sofie D'hondt for their assistance with the molecular work. The authors wish to extend their gratitude to Robert Clarke for his most helpful comments on multivariate methods and Joe Zuccarello for his constructive criticism on an earlier version of the manuscript. We thank E. Coppejans, T. Cowling, R. Diaz, S. G. A. Draisma, C. Galanza, N. Goldberg, M. Heytens, J. Hollants, J. M. Huisman, I. K. Hwang, W. Kooistra, C. E. Lane, L. Le Gall, F. Leliaert, S. M. Lin, D. Littler, M. Littler, S. Murray, A. N'Yeurt, K. Pauly, D. A. Payo, C. W. Schneider, M. Sole, F. Steen, B. Tronholm, L. Tyberghein, K. Van Nieuwenhuyze, and M. Verlaque for collecting specimens. The authors also express their thanks to Carolina Fumero Hernandez for translating the diagnosis into Latin. H. V. is a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders.