Local Coastal Configuration Rather Than Latitudinal Gradient Shape Clonal Diversity and Genetic Structure of Phymatolithon calcareum Maerl Beds in North European Atlantic

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Pardo, Cristina; Guillemin, Marie-Laure; pena, viviana; barbara, ignacio; Valero, Myriam; barreiro, rodolfo;
(2019)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00149
  • Subject: ecosystem engineer | conservation | mating system | North European Atlantic | microsatellite | coralline red algae | [SDV.EE.ECO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Ecology, environment/Ecosystems | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | genetic and genotypic diversity | rhodolith

International audience; Maerl beds are one of the world’s key coastal ecosystems and are threatened by human activities and global change. In this study, the genetic diversity and structure of one of the major European maerl-forming species, Phymatolithon calcareum, was... View more
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