The compiled database includes information from the articles listed below, supplemented by additional data from Madeleine van Oppen, Eugenia Sampayo and Todd LaJeunesse and Emily Howells.

Bongaerts P, Riginos C, Hay KB, van Oppen MJH, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Dove S (2011a) Adaptive divergence in a scleractinian coral: physiological adaptation of Seriatopora hystrix to shallow and deep reef habitats. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11

Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Kline DI, Muir PR, Wallace CC, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Beaman RJ (2011b) Mesophotic coral ecosystems on the walls of Coral Sea atolls. Coral Reefs 30:335-335

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 5:e0871

Fisher PL, Malme MK, Dove S (2012) The effect of temperature stress on coral-Symbiodinium associations containing distinct symbiont types. Coral Reefs 31:473-485

Goulet TL, Simmons C, Goulet D (2008a) Worldwide biogeography of Symbiodinium in tropical octocorals. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 355:45-58

Goulet TL, LaJeunesse TC, Fabricius KE (2008b) Symbiont specificity and bleaching susceptibility among soft corals in the 1998 Great Barrier Reef mass coral bleaching event. Mar Biol 154:795-804

Hill M, Allenby A, Ramsby B, Schoenberg C, Hill A (2011) Symbiodinium diversity among host clionaid sponges from Caribbean and Pacific reefs: Evidence of heteroplasmy and putative host-specific symbiont lineages. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:81-88

Howells EJ, van Oppen MJH, Willis BL (2009) High genetic differentiation and cross-shelf patterns of genetic diversity among Great Barrier Reef populations of Symbiodinium. Coral Reefs 28:215-225

Jones A, Berkelmans R (2010) Potential Costs of Acclimatization to a Warmer Climate: Growth of a Reef Coral with Heat Tolerant vs. Sensitive Symbiont Types. Plos One 5

Jones AM, Berkelmans R, van Oppen MJH, Mieog JC, Sinclair W (2008) A community change in the algal endosymbionts of a scleractinian coral following a natural bleaching event: field evidence of acclimatization. P R Soc B 275:1359-1365

LaJeunesse TC, Thornhill DJ (2011) Improved resolution of reef-coral endosymbiont (Symbiodinium) species diversity, ecology, and evolutionary history through psbA non-coding region genotyping. PlosOne

LaJeunesse TC, Loh WKW, van Woesik R, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Schmidt GW, Fitt WK (2003) Low symbiont diversity in southern Great Barrier Reef corals, relative to those of the Caribbean. Limnol Oceanogr 48:2046-2054

LaJeunesse TC, Bhagooli R, Hidaka M, DeVantier L, Done T, Schmidt GW, Fitt WK, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2004) Closely related Symbiodinium spp. differ in relative dominance in coral reef host communities across environmental, latitudinal and biogeographic gradients. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 284:147-161

Loh WKW, Loi T, Carter D, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2001) Genetic variability of the symbiotic dinoflagellates from the wide ranging coral species Seriatopora hystrix and Acropora longicyathus in the Indo-West Pacific. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 222:97-107

Rodriguez-Lanetty M, Loh W, Carter D, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2001) Latitudinal variability in symbiont specificity within the widespread scleractinian coral Plesiastrea versipora. Mar Biol 138:1175-1181

Sampayo EM, Franceschinis L, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Dove S (2007) Niche partitioning of closely related symbiotic dinoflagellates. Mol Ecol 16:3721-3733

Sampayo EM, Ridgway T, Bongaerts P, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2008) Bleaching susceptibility and mortality of corals are determined by fine-scale differences in symbiont type. P Natl Acad Sci USA 105:10444-10449

Sampayo EM, Dove S, Lajeunesse TC (2009) Cohesive molecular genetic data delineate species diversity in the dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium. Mol Ecol 18:500-519

Stat M, Loh WKW, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Carter DA (2008) Symbiont acquisition strategy drives host-symbiont associations in the southern Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs 27:763-772

Strychar KB, Coates M, Sammarco PW, Piva TJ, Scott PT (2005) Loss of Symbiodinium from bleached soft corals Sarcophyton ehrenbergi, Sinularia sp and Xenia sp. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 320:159-177

Tonk L, Sampayo EM, LaJeunesse TC, Schrameyer V, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2014) Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) diversity in reef‐invertebrates along an offshore to inshore reef gradient near Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef. Journal of Phycology 50:552-563
Tonk L et al. - unpublished (dataset in prep.)
Ulstrup KE, Van Oppen MJH (2003) Geographic and habitat partitioning of genetically distinct zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium) in Acropora corals on the Great Barrier Reef. Mol Ecol 12:3477-3484

Ulstrup KE, Berkelmans R, Ralph PJ, van Oppen MJH (2006) Variation in bleaching sensitivity of two coral species across a latitudinal gradient on the Great Barrier Reef: the role of zooxanthellae. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 314:135-148

Ulstrup KE, Hill R, van Oppen MJH, Larkum AWD, Ralph PJ (2008) Seasonal variation in the photo-physiology of homogeneous and heterogeneous Symbiodinium consortia in two scleractinian corals. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 361:139-150

Ulstrup KE, Kuehl M, van Oppen MJH, Cooper TF, Ralph PJ (2011) Variation in photosynthesis and respiration in geographically distinct populations of two reef-building coral species. Aquatic Biology 12:241-248

van Oppen MJH (2004) Mode of zooxanthella transmission does not affect zooxanthella diversity in acroporid corals. Mar Biol 144:1-7

van Oppen MJH, Mahiny AJ, Done TJ (2005a) Geographic distribution of zooxanthella types in three coral species on the Great Barrier Reef sampled after the 2002 bleaching event. Coral Reefs 24:482-487

van Oppen MJH, Palstra FP, Piquet AMT, Miller DJ (2001) Patterns of coral-dinoflagellate associations in Acropora: significance of local availability and physiology of Symbiodinium strains and host-symbiont selectivity (vol 268, pg 1759, 2001). P R Soc B 268:2617-2617

Van Oppen MJH, Mieog JC, Sanchez CA, Fabricius KE (2005b) Diversity of algal endosymbionts (zooxanthellae) in octocorals: the roles of geography and host relationships. Mol Ecol 14:2403-2417

Please reference as: Tonk L*, Bongaerts P*, Sampayo EM, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2013) SymbioGBR: a web-based database of
Symbiodinium associated with cnidarian hosts on the Great Barrier Reef.
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