Alvin P. Monotilla

Monotilla, Alvin P.

Assistant Professor


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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