Ancient lineage of algae found to include five ‘cryptic’ species

Journal Reference: Iker Irisarri, Tatyana Darienko, Thomas Pröschold, Janine M. R. Fürst-Jansen, Mahwash Jamy, Jan de Vries. Unexpected cryptic species among streptophyte algae most distant to land plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2021; 288 (1963) DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.2168 While small in number and vanishingly rare, these humble algae are valuable in terms … Read more

Revealing the ramifications of ocean acidification for coralline algae

Journal Reference: Christopher E. Cornwall, Ben P. Harvey, Steeve Comeau, Daniel L. Cornwall, Jason M. Hall‐Spencer, Viviana Peña, Shigeki Wada, Lucia Porzio. Understanding coralline algal responses to ocean acidification: Meta‐analysis and synthesis. Global Change Biology, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15899 In a new study published in Global Change Biology, an international team, including researchers from the University … Read more