Research note: Identity of the Qingdao algal bloom
Frederik Leliaert, Xiaowen Zhang, Naihao Ye, Erik-jan Malta, Aschwin H Engelen, Frederic Mineur, Heroen Verbruggen, Olivier De Clerck
Phycological Research | WILEY | Published : 2009
We are grateful to Maurice Hoffmann (Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Flanders) and the Secretary-General of the Department of Environment, Nature and Energy (Flemish Administration) for providing the algal samples. We thank Caroline Vlaeminck, Sofie D'hondt and Licinia Gouveia for help with generating the sequence data. FL and HV are indebted to the Research Foundation, Flanders for postdoctoral fellowship grants. EM and AHE acknowledge a postdoctoral fellowship grant from the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).