Alvin P. Monotilla

Monotilla, Alvin P.

Assistant Professor

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B.S. Marine Biology, University of San Carlos, 2008
M.S. Marine Biology, University of San Carlos, 2015
Ph.D. Marine Biology, Kochi University (Japan)

Research Interests:

Aquatic evolutionary ecology, taxonomy and cultivation of seaweeds, marine endophytes

Recent Publications:

1. Masanori, H.; Yutaro, K.; Motoki, H.; Shuntaro, T.; Monotilla, A. P. et al. 2020. “Fourfold daily growth rate in multicellular marine alga Ulva meridionalis.” Sci. Rep. 10:12606.

2. Cui, J.; Zhang, J.; Monotilla, A. P.; Huo, Y.; Shi, J. et al. 2019. “Assessment of blooming Ulva macroalgae production potential in the Yellow Sea, China. Phycologia 58(5):535-541.

3. Monotilla, A. P.; Nishimura, T.; Adachi, M.; Tanii, Y.; Largo, D. B.; Hiraoka, M. 2018. “Examination of prezygotic and post zygotic isolating barriers in tropical Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): evidence for ongoing speciation. J. Phycol. 54(4):539-549.

4. Cui, J.; Monotilla, A. P.; Zhu, W.; Takano, Y.; Shimada, S. et al. 2018. “Taxonomic reassessment of Ulva prolifera (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on specimens from the type locality and Yellow Sea green tides.

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