References from the 2013 Coral & Reef USA article “Tridacnids and Lighting”

The right kind of aquarium light is critical to the health of these beautiful reef tank inhabitants.

FishChannel Baillie, B., C. Belda-Baillie and T. Maruyama. 2000. “Conspecificity and Indo-Pacific distribution of Symbiodinium genotypes (Dinophyceae) from giant clams.” J. Phycol. 36:1153-1161.

Baker, A. and R. Rowan. 1997. “Diversity of symbiotic dinoflagellates (zooxanthellae) in scleractinian corals of the Caribbean and eastern Pacific.” Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Symp., Panama. 2: 1301-1306.

Banaszak, A., M. Barba Santos, T. LaJeunesse and M. Lesser. 2006. “The distribution of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) and the phylogenetic identity of symbiotic dinoflagellates in cnidarian hosts from the Mexican Caribbean.” J. Exp. Mar. Biol.  Ecol., 337:131-146.

Fatherree, J. 2006. Giant Clams in the Sea and the Aquarium. The Biology, Identification, and Aquarium Husbandry of Tridacnid Clams. Liquid Medium, Tampa. 227pp.

Gosliner, T., D. Behrens and G. Williams. 1996. Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific. Sea Challengers, Monterey, Calif. 314 pp.

Hennige, S., D. Suggett, M. Warner and D. Smith. 2006. “Photoacclimation of Symbiodinium revisited: Variation of strategies with thermal tolerance?” Natural Environment Research Council, University of Essex.

Iglesias-Prieto, R. and R. Trench. 1997. “Photoacclimation, photoadaptation and niche diversification in dinoflagellate-invertebrate symbioses.”  Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Congress, Panama.  2:1319-1324.

Jantzen, C., C. Wild, M. El-Zibdah, H. Roa-Quiaoit, C. Haacke and C. Richter. 2008. “Photosynthetic performance of giant clams Tridacna maxima and T. squamosa, Red Sea.” Mar. Biol., 155, 2:211-221.

Knop, D. 1996. Giant Clams: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tridacnid Clams. Dähne Verlag, GmbH, Ettlingen. 255 pp.

Kunzmann, A. 2008. “Physiological performance of giant clams (Tridacna spec.) in a recirculating system.” Proc. 11th Coral Reef Symp. Ft. Lauderdale.

LaJeunesse, T. 2001. “Investigating the biodiversity, ecology, and phylogeny of endosymbiotic dinoflagellates in the genus Symbiodinium using the ITS region: In search of a ‘species’ level marker. J. Phycol. 37: 866-880.

LaJeunesse, T., W. Loh, R. vanWoesik, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, G. Schmidt and W. Fitt. 2003. “Low symbionts diversity in southern Great Barrier Reef corals, relative to those in the Caribbean.” Limnol. Oceanogr. 48(5):2046-2054.

Pinzon, J., M. Devlin-Durante, M. Weber, I. Baums and T. LaJeunesse. 2011.
“Microsatellite loci for Symbiodinium A3 (S. fitti) a common algal symbiont among Caribbean Acropora (stony corals) and Indo-Pacific giant clams (Tridacna).” Conservation Genet Resour. 3:45–47

Ralph, P., R. Gademann, A. Larkum and U. Schreiber. 1999. “In situ measurements of photosynthetic activity of coral reef zooxanthellae and other reef-dwelling dinoflagellate endosymbionts.” Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 180:139-147.

Riddle, D. 2007. “How much light!? Analyses of selected shallow-water invertebrates’ light requirements.”/redirect.aspx?

Thornhill, D., D. Kemp, B. Bruns, W. Fitt and G. Schmidt. 2008. “Correspondence between cold tolerance and temperate biogeography in a western Atlantic Symbiodinium (Dinophyta) lineage.” J. Phycol. 44:1126-1135.

Trench, R.K. 1997. “Diversity of symbiotic dinoflagellates and the evolution of microalgal-invertebrate symbioses. Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Symp. Panama. 2: 1275-1286.

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