Publications

Kvennefors ECE, Sampayo EM, Kerr C, Vieira G, Roff G, Barnes AC (2011) Regulation of bacterial communities through antimicrobial activity by the coral holobiont. Microbial Ecology 63 (3), 605-618.

Bongaerts P, Sampayo EM, Bridge TCL, Ridgway TM, Vermeulen F, Englebert N, Webster JM, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2011) Symbiodinium diversity in mesophotic coral communities on the Great Barrier Reef: a first assessment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 439, 117-126.

Wang JT, Meng PJ, Sampayo E, Tang SL, Chen CA (2011) Photosystem II breakdown induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the freshly isolated Symbiodinium of Montipora (Scleractinia; Acroporidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 422, 51-62.

Bongaerts P, Riginos C, Ridgway T, Sampayo EM, van Oppen MJH, Englebert N, Vermeulen F, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2010) Genetic divergence across habitats in the widespread coral Seriatopora hystrix and its associated Symbiodinium. PLOS One: e10871.

Bongaerts P, Ridgway T, Sampayo EM, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2010) Assessing the deep reef refugia hypothesis: focus on Caribbean reefs. Coral Reefs 29 (2), 309-327

Finney JC, Pettay DT, Sampayo EM, Warner ME, Oxenford HA, LaJeunesse TC (2010) The relative significance of host-habitat, depth, and geography on the ecology, endemism and speciation of coral endosymbionts in the genus Symbiodinium. Microbial Ecology 60: 250-263.

Kvennefors ECE, Sampayo EM, Ridgway T, Barnes AC, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2010) Bacterial communities of two ubiquitous Great Barrier Reef corals reveals both site- and species-specificity of common bacterial associates. PLOS One 5 (4): e10401.

LaJeunesse TC, Pettay DT, Sampayo EM, Phongsuwan N, Brown B, Obura D, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Fitt WK (2010) Long-standing environmental conditions, geographical isolation and host-symbiont specificity influence the relative ecological dominance and genetic diversification of coral endosymbionts in the genus Symbiodinium. Journal of Biogeography 37: 785-800. 

Thornhill DJ, Kemp DW, Sampayo EM, Schmidt GW (2010) Altered amplicon migration behavior in differing denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) systems. Coral Reefs 29: 83-91. 

Wicks LC, Sampayo EM, Gardner JPA, Davy SK (2010) Local endemicity and high diversity characterise high latitude coral-Symbiodinium partnerships. Coral Reefs 29: 989-1003. 

Sampayo EM, Dove S, LaJeunesse TC (2009) Cohesive molecular genetic data delineate species diversity in the dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium. Molecular Ecology, 18: 500-519. PDF

Sampayo EM, Ridgway T, Bongaerts P, and Hoegh-Guldberg O. (2008) Bleaching susceptibility and mortality of corals is determined by fine-scale differences in symbiont type. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, 105: 10444-10449. PDF

Sandin SA, Sampayo EM, and Vermeij MJA (2008) Coral reef fish and benthic community structure of Bonaire and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, 44: 137-144. 

Macdonald AH, Sampayo EM, Ridgway T, and Schleyer MH (2008) Latitudinal symbiont zonation in Stylophora pistillata from southeast Africa. Marine Biology 154: 209-217. 

Sampayo EM, Francheschinis L, Hoegh-Guldberg O, and Dove S (2007) Niche partitioning of closely related symbiotic dinoflagellates. Molecular Ecology 16: 3721-3733. PDF

Ridgway TM and Sampayo EM (2005) Population genetic status of the Western Indian Ocean: What do we know?  Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 1: 1-9.

Vermeij MJA, Sampayo EM, Bröker KCA and Bak RPM (2004) The reproductive biology of closely related coral species: Gametogenesis in Madracis from the Southern Caribbean. Coral Reefs 23: 206-214. 

Vermeij MJA, Sampayo EM, Bröker KCA and Bak RPM (2003) Variation in planulae release of closely related coral species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 247: 75-84.