Seaweed Research Journal

Seaweed Research Journal

Dec 25, 2016

New article! E ucheuma denticulatum and K appaphycus alvarezii from Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia


New paper was out from Phycological Research - Check it out !
Congratulation to Iris and co-authors on this excellent article!

Iris Ann G. Borlongan, Grevo S. Gerung, Gregory N. Nishihara, Ryuta Terada
Light and temperature effects on photosynthetic activity of E ucheuma denticulatum and K appaphycus alvarezii (brown and green color morphotypes) from Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia
Phycological Research DOI: 10.1111/pre.12155


Dec 22, 2016

Annual Contribution 2016



This is the annual contributions of Marine Botany Lab in 2016. Thanks for a great year, and we wish you a happy holidays.

MBL annual contributions 2016 (Ryuta Terada, Greg Nishihara, Yuki Watanabe and valuable co-authors)
1. Terada, R., Vo, T. D., Nishihara, G. N., Shioya, K., Shimada, S., Kawaguchi, S. 2016. The effect of irradiance and temperature on the photosynthesis and growth of a cultivated red alga Kappaphycus alvarezii (Solieriaceae) from Vietnam, based on in situ and in vitro measurements. Journal of Applied Phycology 28 (1): 457–467. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-015-0557-x (Online: March 15, 2015; Print: February 4, 2016)
2. Terada, R., Shikada, S., Watanabe, Y., Nakazaki, Y., Matsumoto, K., Kozono, J., Saino, N., Nishihara, G. N. 2016. Effect of PAR and temperature on the photosynthesis of Japanese alga, Ecklonia radicosa (Laminariales), based on field and laboratory measurements. Phycologia 55 (2): 178–186. DOI: 10.2216/15-97.1 (Online: 22 February 2016; Print: March 2016)
3. Terada, R., Watanabe, Y., Fujimoto, M., Tatamidani, I., Kokubu, S., Nishihara, G. N. 2016. The effect of PAR and temperature on the photosynthetic performance of a freshwater red alga, Thorea gaudichaudii (Thoreales) from Kagoshima, Japan. Journal of Applied Phycology 28 (2): 1255–1263. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-015-0660-z (Online: July 24, 215; Print: April 2016)

Dec 16, 2016

New article ! Testudodinium magnum sp. nov.


Please check out a new article describing a new species of sand-dwelling dinoflagellate from 30m deep from offshore of Tanega-shima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture!

Congratulation to Mr. Sohail Keegan Pinto and Prof. Takeo Horiguchi on their excellent article!!!

Sohail Keegan Pinto, Ryuta Terada, and Takeo Horiguchi (2017) Testudodinium magnum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a novel marine sand-dwelling dinoflagellate from subtropical Japan. Phycologia: 2017, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 136-146.