Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Genetic and morphological analyses of the southern bull kelp durvillaea antarctica (phaeophyceae: Durvillaeales) in New Zealand reveal cryptic species

Fraser, Ceridwen; Hay, Cameron H.; Spencer, Hamish; Waters, Jonathan

Description

Many macroalgae exhibit considerable intraspecific morphological variation, but whether such variation reflects phenotypic plasticity or underlying genetic differences is often poorly understood. We quantified both morphological and genetic variation of 96 plants from seven field sites across eastern South Island, New Zealand, to assess genetic differences between morphotypes of the southern bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Cham.) Har. Consistent DNA sequence differentiation across...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79822
Source: Journal of Phycology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00658.x

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Fraser_Genetic_and_morphological_2009.pdf224.25 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator