Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Yola Metti

Position
ABRS postdoctoral research fellow

Branch
Science and Conservation

Section
Plant Diversity

Email
yola.metti@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

Phone
(02) 9231 8136

Role
Phycologist

Current research project
The Laurencia complex species of Australia

Keywords
Marine algae, seaweeds, taxonomy, phylogeny, Laurencia

Research interests

  • The Laurencia complex (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) particularily from Australia including Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, and Asia
  • Systematics and taxonomy of marine and freshwater algae

Keywords
phylogenetics, taxonomy, systematics, marine algae, freshwater algae, Australia, the Laurencia complex

Key publications

Published

  • Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Cassano, V., Fujii, M.T. (2013). The Australian Laurencia majuscula (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and the Brazilian Laurencia dendroidea are conspecific. Phycological Research 63:98-104
  • Cassano, V., Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Gil-rodríguez, M.C., Sentíes, A., Díaz-larrea, J., Oliveira, M.C., Fujii, M.T. (2012). Redefining the taxonomic status of Laurencia dendroidea (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil and the Canary Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(1): 67-81.
  • Lowry, M.B., Williams, D., Metti, Y. (2007). Lunar Landings: Relationship between lunar phase and catch rates in the New South Wales Gamefish Tournament Fishery. Fisheries Research 88:15-23.
 

Yola Metti

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