Exploring the role of Micronesian islands in the maintenance of coral genetic diversity in the Pacific Ocean
SW Davies, EA Treml, CD Kenkel, MV Matz
Molecular Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Science Foundation
We are grateful to Mark Kirkpatrick, Ulrich Mueller, Mathew Leibold (UT Austin) and Don Levitan (FSU) for numerous critical comments and suggestions and to Randy Rotjan (New England Aquarium) for sharing coral samples from the Phoenix Islands. Thanks to field assistants Matthew Kanke, Tim Kiett, Irina Yakushenok and David Stump. We also acknowledge all permit authorities. This study was supported by the grant from the Coral Reef Conservation programme of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (administered through the Hawaiian Undersea Research Laboratory) and the National Science Foundation grant DEB-1054766 to M.V.M.