New paper on the effect of thermal stress on Ellisolandia elongata

In press on Marine Environmental Research

Effects of thermal stress on the growth of an intertidal population of Ellisolandia elongata (Rhodophyta) from N–W Mediterranean Sea

The first long term experiment (6 months) on Ellisolandia elongata under controlled conditions. The species revealed a potential ability to cope with seawater temperature changes expected for a future Mediterranean Sea (2100). This study highlights the importance and complexity of the organism as framework builder and Mediterranean marine biodiversity promoter.

Nannini M, De Marchi L, Lombardi C, Ragazzola F (2015) Effects of thermal stress on the growth of an intertidal population of Ellisolandia elongata (Rhodophyta) from N–W Mediterranean Sea.  Marine Environmental Research

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141113615000720

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