[Coral-List] [Fwd: Molecular markers for Siderastrea spp.]

Flavia Nunes fnunes at ucsd.edu
Sun Oct 29 11:38:27 EST 2006

Hi Katie,

I'm currently working on it, but still don't have the answer.  I will  
hopefully have more information within the next year or so.  However,  
if someone else is also working on Siderastrea markers, please let me  
know as well - it's always better to have more markers to look at.


Flavia Nunes

graduate student
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
fnunes at gmail.com

On Oct 27, 2006, at 5:15 PM, jcarilli at ucsd.edu wrote:

> ---------------------------- Original Message  
> ----------------------------
> Subject: [Coral-List] Molecular markers for Siderastrea spp.
> From:    "Katie Chartrand" <chartrkm at yahoo.com>
> Date:    Fri, October 27, 2006 2:46 pm
> To:      coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
> ----
>   I am wondering if anyone is aware of or has developed molecular  
> markers
> to identify Siderastrea siderea and S. radians? I am seeing quite a  
> bit
> of variability in corallite morphology in colonies from Florida Bay
> making it difficult to ensure correct taxonomical identification. I of
> course  don't want to call anyone by the wrong name! Any help with
> markers or other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>   Cheers,
>   Katie
>   Kathryn M. Chartrand
>   Department of Biology and Marine Biology
>     University of North Carolina - Wilmington
>   Center for Marine Science
>   5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane
>   Wilmington, NC  28409
>   email: chartrkm at yahoo.com, kmc6526 at uncw.edu
>   phone: (402)216-4553

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