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Pisapia, F., Holland, W.C., Hardison, D.R., Litaker, R.W., Fraga, S., Nishimura, T., Adachi, M., Nguyen-Ngoc, L., Séchet, V., Amzil, Z., Herrenknecht, C., Hess, P., 2017. Toxicity screening of 13 Gambierdiscus strains using neuro-2a and erythrocyte lysis bioassays. Harmful Algae 63, 173-183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2017.02.005

Berdalet, E., Tester, P.A., Chinain, M., Fraga, S., Lemée, R., Litaker, W., Penna, A., Usup, G., Vila, M., Zingone, A., 2017. Harmful algal blooms in benthic systems: Recent progress and future research. Oceanography 30(1), 36-45. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.108 

Reñé, A., Alacid E., Figueroa, R.I., Rodríguez, F., Garcés, E. Life-cycle, ultrastructure, and phylogeny of Parvilucifera corolla sp. nov. (Alveolata, Perkinsozoa), a parasitoid of dinoflagellates. European Journal of Protistology 58:9-25. DOI:10.1016/j.ejop.2016.11.006

García-Portela, M., Riobó, P., Rodríguez, F. Morphological and molecular study of the cyanobiont-bearing dinoflagellate Sinophysis canaliculata from the Canary Islands (eastern central Atlantic). Journal of Phycology 53, 446-450. DOI:10.1111/jpy.12508

Villamaña, M., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Marañón, E., Cermeño, P., Chouciño, P., da Silva, J. C.B., Díaz, P.A., Fernández-Castro, B., Gilcoto, M., Graña, R., Latasa, M., Magalhaes, J.M., Otero-Ferrer, J.L., Reguera, B., Scharek, R. (2017) Role of internal waves on mixing, nutrient supply and phytoplankton community structure during spring and neap tides in the upwelling ecosystem of Ría de Vigo (NW Iberian Peninsula). Limnol. Oceanogr. 62,1014-1030. DOI:10.1002/lno.10482

Berdalet, E., Montresor, M., Reguera, B., Roy, S.,Yamazaki, H., Cembella, A., Raine, R. 2017. Harmful algal blooms in fjords, coastal embayments, and stratified systems: Recent progress and future research. Oceanography 30(1), 46–57. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.109

Pitcher, G.C., Jiménez, A.B., Kudela, R.M., Reguera, B.. 2017. Harmful algal blooms in eastern boundary upwelling systems: A GEOHAB Core Research Project. Oceanography 30(1), 22–35. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.107.




García-Portela, M., Riobó, P., Franco, J.-M., Bañuelos, R., Rodríguez, F. Genetic and toxinological characterization of North Atlantic strains of the dinoflagellate Ostreopsis and allelopathic interactions with toxic and non-toxic species from the genera Prorocentrum, Coolia and Gambierdiscus. Harmful Algae 60:57-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2016.10.007

Gavalás-Olea, A., Álvarez, S., Riobó, P., Rodríguez,F., Garrido, J.L., Vaz, B. 19,19'-diacyloxy signature: an atypical level of structural evolution in carotenoid pigments. Organic Letters 18: 4642–4645. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02272  

Tester, P.A., Fraga, S. Regional Training Course on Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP): Field Monitoring and Toxin Data Management. Santo Domingo, October 26 - November 6, 2015. Harmful Algae News 53:19-20.

Delgado, G., Arencibia, G., Lucas, F., Rosquete, C.M., Fraga, S. A Cochlodinium polykrikoides Margalef bloom in the channels of Marina Hemingway, La Habana, Cuba. Harmful Algae News 53:8.

Álvarez, G., Uribe, E., Regueiro, J., Blanco, J., Fraga, S. Gonyaulax taylorii, a new yessotoxins-producer dinoflagellate species from Chilean waters. Harmful Algae 58:8-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2016.07.006

Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Riobó, P., Bravo, I. Gambierdiscus balechii sp. nov (Dinophyceae), a new benthic toxic dinoflagellate from the Celebes Sea (SW Pacific Ocean). Harmful Algae (in press). doi:10.1016/j.hal.2016.06.004

Garrido, J.L., Brunet, C., Rodríguez, F. Pigment variations in Emiliania huxleyi (CCMP370) as a response to changes in light intensity or quality. Env. Microbiol. 18:4412-4425. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13373.

Lewis, J., McNamee, S.E., Medlin, L.K., Kegel, J., McCoy, G.R., Raine, R., Barra, L., Ruggiero, M.V., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Montresor, M., Hagstrom, J., Perez-Blanco, E., Graneli, E., Rodríguez, F., Escalera, L., Reguera, B., Dittami, S., Edvardsen, B., Taylor, J., Lewis, J.M., Pazos, Y., Elliott, C.T. et al. Distribution, occurrence and biotoxin composition of the main shellfish toxin producing microalgae within European waters: A comparison of methods of analysis. Harmful Algae 55:112-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2016.02.008

Davidson, K., Anderson, D.M., Mateus, M., Reguera, B., Silke, J., Sourisseau, M., Maguire, J. Forecasting the risk of harmful algal blooms. Harmful Algae 53: 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2015.11.005

Ruiz-Villarreal, M., García-García, L.M., Cobas, M., Díaz, P.A., Reguera, B. Modelling the hydrodynamic conditions associated with Dinophysis blooms in Galicia (NW Spain). Harmful Algae 53: 40-52. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2015.12.003

Díaz, P.A., Ruiz-Villarreal, M., Pazos, Y., Moita, T., Reguera, B. Climate variability and Dinophysis acuta blooms in an upwelling system. Harmful Algae 53: 145-159. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2015.11.007

Rodríguez, F. , Garrido, J.L., Sobrino, C., Johnsen, G., Riobó, P., Franco, J.M., Aamot, I., Ramilo, I., Sanz, N. and Kremp, A. Divinyl chlorophyll a in the marine eukaryotic protist Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Dinophyceae). Environ. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13042

Lopes dos Santos, A., Gourvil, P., Rodríguez, F., Garrido, J.L., Vaulot, D. Photosynthetic pigments of oceanic chlorophyta belonging to prasinophytes clade VII. J. Phycol. 52:148-155. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12376

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Nascimento, S.M., Melo, G., Salgueiro, F., Dos Santos Diniz, B., Fraga, S. 2015. Morphology of Gambierdiscus excentricus (Dinophyceae) with emphasis on sulcal plates. Phycologia 54 (6), 628-639. DOI: 10.2216/15-61.1

Pitcher, G. C. and Fraga, S. 2015. Harmful algal bloom events in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. In: Valdés, L. and Déniz‐González, I. (eds). Oceanographic and biological features in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. IOC‐UNESCO, Paris. IOC Technical Series, No. 115, pp. 175‐182.

Fraga, S., Sampedro, N., Larsen, J., Moestrup, Ø., Calado, A.J. 2015. Arguments against the proposal 2302 by John & al. to reject the name Gonyaulax catenella (Alexandrium catenella). Taxon 64(3) 634–635. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.12705/643.15

Penna, A., Perini, F., Dell'Aversano, C., Capellacci, s., Tartaglione, L., Giacobbe, M.G., Casabianca, S., Fraga, S., Ciminiello, P., Scardi, M. 2015. The sxt Gene and Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Toxins as Markers for the Monitoring of Toxic Alexandrium Species Blooms. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (24): 14230–14238. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03298

Figueroa, R. I., Dapena, C., Bravo, I. and Cuadrado, A. 2015. The hidden sexuality of Alexandrium minutum: An example of overlooked sex in dinoflagellates. PLoSONE 10 (11): e0142667. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142667

Salgado, P., Vázquez, J.A., Riobó, P., Franco, J.M., Figueroa, R.I., Kremp, A. and Bravo, I. A kinetic and factorial approach to study the effects of temperature and salinity on growth and toxin production by the dinoflagellate Alexandrium ostenfeldii. PLoSONE 10(12):e0143021. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143021.

Rial, P., Laza-Martínez, A., Reguera, B., Raho, N. and Rodríguez, F. 2015. Exploring the origin of cryptophyte plastids in Dinophysis from Galician waters: results from field and culture experiments. Aquat. Microbiol. Ecol. 76:163-174. DOI:10.3354/ame01774 

Turon, M., Alacid, E., Figueroa, R.I., Reñé, A., Ferrera, I., Bravo, I., Ramilo, I. and Garcés, E. 2015. Genetic and phenotypic diversity characterization of natural populations of the parasitoid Parvilucifera sinerae. AME 76(2):117-132. doi:10.3354/ame01771

Salgado, P., Riobó, P., Rodríguez, F., Franco, J.M. and Bravo, I. 2015. Differences in the toxin profiles of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Dinophyceae) strains isolated from different geographic origins: Evidence of paralytic toxin, spirolide, and gymnodimine. Toxicon 103:85-98. DOI:10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.06.015

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Dapena, C., Bravo, I., Cuadrado, A. and Figueroa, R. I. 2015. Nuclear and cell morphological changes during the cell cycle and growth of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium minutum. Protist 166(1):146-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2015.01.001.

Stüken, A., Riobó, P., Franco, J., Jakobsen, S.J.,  Guillou, L. and R. I. Figueroa. 2015. Paralytic shellfish toxin content is related to genomic sxtA4 copy number in Alexandrium minutum strains. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:404. DOI=10.3389/fmicb.2015.00404. ISSN=1664-302X.


Díaz, P. A., Molinet, C., Seguel, M., Díaz, M., Labra, G., Figueroa, R. I. 2014. Coupling planktonic and benthic shifts during a bloom of Alexandrium catenella in Southern Chile: Implications for bloom dynamics and recurrence. Harmful Algae 40:9-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2014.10.001

Råberg, L., Alacid, E., Garcés, E., Figueroa, R. I. 2014. The potential for arms race and Red Queen coevolution in a protist host-parasite system. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1314.

Penna, A., Battocchi, C., Capellacci, S., Fraga, S., Aligizaki, K., Lemeé, R., Vernesi, C. (2014). Mitochondrial, but not rDNA, genes fail to discriminate dinoflagellate species in the genus Ostreopsis. Harmful Algae 40:40-50. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2014.10.004

Bravo, I., Figueroa, R.I., Fraga, S. (2014). Cellular and nuclear morphological variability within a single species of the toxigenic dinoflagellate genus Gambierdiscus: relationship to life-cycle processes. Harmful Algae 40: 1-8.doi:10.1016/j.hal.2014.09.009

Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F. (2014). Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov. A new potentially toxic epiphytic benthic dinoflagellate. Protist. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2014.09.003

David, H., Laza-Martínez, A., García-Etxebarria, K., Riobó, P., Orive, E. (2014). Characterization of Prorocentrum elegans and Prorocentrum levis (Dynophyceae) from the Southeastern Bay of Biscay by morphology and molecular phylogeny. J. Phycol. doi:10.1111/jpy.12200

Domènech, A., Cortés-Francisco, N., Palacios, O., Franco, J.M., Riobó, P., Llerena, J.J., Vichi, S., Caixach, J. (2014). Determination of lipophilic marine toxins in mussels. Quantification and confirmation criteria using high resolution mass spectrometry. J. Chromatogr. A. 1328:16-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2013.12.071

Díaz, P.A., Ruiz-Villarreal, M., Velo-Suárez, L., Ramilo, I., Gentien, P., Lunven, M., Fernand, L., Raine, R., Reguera, B. 2014. Tidal and wind-event variability and the distribution of two groups of Pseudo-nitzschia species in an upwelling-influenced ría. Deep-Sea Res.Pt II 101: 163-179.

Farrell, H., Raine, R., Velo-Suárez, L., Reguera, B. 2014. Phased cell division, specific division rates and other biological observations of Dinophysis populations off the south coast of Ireland. Deep-Sea Res.Pt II 101: 249-254.

Alves-de-Souza, C., Varela, D., Contreras, C., de La Iglesia, P., Fernández, P., Hipp, B., Hernández, C., Riobó, P., Reguera, B., Franco, J.M., Diogène, J., García, C., Lagos, N. 2014. Seasonal variability of Dinophysis spp. and Protoceratium reticulatum associated to lipophilic shellfish toxins in a strongly stratified Chilean fjord. Deep-Sea Res.Pt II 101: 152-162.

Velo-Suárez, L., González-Gil, S., Pazos, Y., Reguera, B. 2014. The growth season of Dinophysis acuminata in an upwelling system embayment: a conceptual model based on in situ measurements. Deep-Sea Res.Pt II 101: 141-151.

Farrell, H., Gentien, P., Fernand, L., Lazure, P., Lunven, M., Reguera, B., Raine, R. 2014. Vertical and horizontal controls on a haptophyte thin layer in the Bay of Biscay. Deep-Sea Res.Pt II 101: 80-94.

Rodríguez, F., Riobó, P., Rial, P., Reguera, B., Franco, J.M. (2014). Feeding of Fragilidium cf. duplocampanaeforme and F. subglobosum on four Dinophysis species: prey specificity, local adaptation and fate of toxins. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 72:241-253. doi:10.3354/ame01700

Figueroa, R.I., Cuadrado, A., Stuken, A., Rodríguez, F., Fraga, S. (2014). Ribosomal DNA organization patterns within the dinoflagellate genus Alexandrium as revealed by FISH: Life cycle and evolutionary implications. Protist 165 (3): 343-363. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031

Reguera, B., Riobó, P., Rodríguez, F., Díaz, P.A., Pizarro, G., Paz, B., Franco, J.M., Blanco, J. (2014). Dinophysis Toxins: Causative Organisms, Distribution and Fate in Shellfish. Marine Drugs 12, 394-461. doi:10.3390/md12010394

Aissaoui, A., Dhib, A., Reguera, B., Ben Hassine, O.K., Turki, S., Aleya, L. (2014). First evidence of cell deformation occurrence during a Dinophysis bloom along the shores of the Gulf of Tunis (SW Mediterranean Sea). Harmful Algae 39: 191-201.

Bravo, I., Figueroa, R. I. (2014). Towards an Ecological Understanding of Dinoflagellate Cyst Functions. Microorganisms 2(1), 11-32. doi:10.3390/microorganisms2010011



Mohammad-Noor, N., Moestrup, Ø., Lundholm, N., Fraga, S., Adam, A., Holmes, M. J. & Saleh, E. (2013). Autecology and phylogeny of Coolia tropicalis and Coolia malayensis (Dinophyceae), with emphasis on taxonomy of Coolia tropicalis based on light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and LSU rDNA. Journal of Phycology 49, 536-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12062 

Raho, N., Rodríguez, F., Reguera, B., Marín, I. (2013). Are the mitochondrial cox1 and cob genes suitable markers for Dinophysis species. Harmful Algae. 28, 64-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2013.05.012 

Garcés, E., Alacid, E., Bravo, I., Fraga, S. & Figueroa, R.I. (2013). Parvilucifera sinerae (Alveolata, Myzozoa) is a Generalist Parasitoid of Dinoflagellates. Protist 164, 245-60.

Rousseau, V., Lantoine, F., Rodríguez, F., LeGall, F., Chretiennot-Dinet, M.-J., Lancelot, C. (2013).  Characterization of Phaeocystis globosa (Prymnesiophyceae), the blooming species in the North Sea. Journal of Sea Research 76, 105-113http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2012.07.01

Díaz, P.A., Reguera, B., Ruiz-Villarreal, M., Pazos, Y., Velo-Suárez, L., Berger, H., Sourisseau, M. (2013). Climate variability and oceanographic settings associated with interannual variability in the initiation of Dinophysis acuminata blooms. Marine Drugs 11: 2964-2981.

Pizarro, G., Moroño, A., Paz, B., Franco, J.M., Pazos, Y., Reguera, B. (2013). Evaluation of passive samplers as a monitoring tool for early warning of Dinophysis toxins in shellfish. Marine Drugs 11, 3823-3845.

Alvarez, S., Rodríguez, F., Riobó, P., Garrido, J.L., Vaz, B. (2013). Chlorophyll cs-170 isolated from Ostreococcus sp. is [7-methoxycarbonyl-8-vinyl] protochlorophyllide a. Organic Letters. 15-17, 4430-4433. doi:10.1021/ol4019826

Riobó, P., Reguera, B., Franco, J.M., Rodríguez, F. (2013). First report of the toxin profile of Dinophysis sacculus Stein. Toxicon. 76, 221-224. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2013.10.012

Medlin, L.K., Montresor, M., Granéli, E., Reguera, B., Raine, R., Edvardsen, B., Lewis, J., Elliott, C., Pazos, Y., Maranda, L. (2013). MIDTAL (Microarrays for the Detection of Toxic Algae). Phytotaxa 127: 201-210.

Amorim, A., Veloso, V., Rodríguez, F., Fraga, S. (2013). Life cycle, morphology and phylogeny of species of Fragilidium Balech from Western Iberia.  Biological and Geological Perspectives of Dinoflagellates. pp. 223-232. The Micropaleontological Society. https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/TMS005

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Edvardsen, B., Dittami, S.M., Groben, R., Brubak, S., Escalera, L., Rodríguez, F., Reguera, B., Chen, J., Medlin, L.K. (2012). Molecular probes and microarrays for the detection of toxic algae in the genera Dinophysis and Phalacroma (Dinophyta). Environmental Science and Pollution Research. doi:10.1007/s11356.012.1403.1.

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Reguera, B., Smayda, T. (2012). Tribute to Patrick Gentien (29 November 1950–March 2010). Harmful Algae 14:5-9.

Zapata, M., Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Garrido, J.L. (2012). Pigment-based chloroplast types in Dinoflagellates. Marine Ecology Progress Series 465, 33-52. doi:10.3354/meps09879 

Berdalet, E., Bravo, I., Evans, J., Fraga, S., Kibler, R., Kudela, M., Larsen, J., Litaker, W., Penna, A., Tester, P., Vila, M., Zingone, A. (2012). Global ecology and oceanography of harmful algal blooms, GEOHAB Core Research Project: HABs in benthic systems. edited by Berdalet E., Tester P., Zingone A., 01/2012; IOC, UNESCO, SCOR. (pdf)

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Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Bravo, I. (2012). Review of the main ecological features affecting benthic dinoflagellate blooms. Cryptogamie, Algologie 33, 171-179.

Penna, A., Fraga, S., Battocchi, C., Casabianca, S., Perini, F., Capellacci, S., Casabianca, A., Riobó, P., Giacobbe, M. G., Totti, C., Accoroni, S., Vila, M., Reñé, A., Scardi, M., Aligizaki, K., Nguyen-Ngoc, L. & Vernesi, C. (2012). Genetic diversity of the genus Ostreopsis Schmidt: phylogeographical considerations and molecular methodology applications for field detection in the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 33, 153-63.

Escalera, L., Pazos, Y., Doval, M.D., Reguera, B. (2012). A comparison of integrated and discrete depth sampling for monitoring Dinophysis. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 64: 106-113.

Vila, M., Arín, L., Battocchi, C., Bravo, I., Fraga, S., Penna, A., Reñé, A., Riobó, P., Rodríguez, F., Sala, M. M., Camp, J., de Torres, M. & Franco, J.M. (2012). Management of Ostreopsis blooms in recreational waters along the Catalan coast (NW Mediterranean Sea): cooperation between a research project and a monitoring program. Cryptogamie, Algologie 33, 143-52.

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Parsons, M. L., Aligizaki, K., Dechraoui, M. Y., Fraga, S., Morton, S., Penna, A. & Rhodes, L. (2012). Gambierdiscus and Ostreopsis: reassessment of the state of knowledge of their taxonomy, geography, ecophysiology, and toxicology. Harmful Algae 14, 107-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2011.10.017

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