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Details of Dr. Santiago Fraga   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Centro Oceanográfico de Vigo
Instituto Español de Oceanografía ( IEO)
Subida a Radio Faro Vigo E-36390
Instituto Español de Oceanografía Subida a Radio Faro
Nationality Spain
Tel +34 986492111
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Website http://www.vgohab.es, http://www.ieo.es
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Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities I am interested in taxonomy, culture, toxin production, phylogeny of harmful algae
Research Region 35, 88, 36, 72, 70, 84
Working languages English,gl,Portuguese,Spanish
Skills/Expertise Harmful algae
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Santiago FRAGA)

Bravo, I., Figueroa, R.I., Fraga, S. 2014. Cellular and nuclear morphological variability within a single species of the toxigenic dinoflagellate genus Gambierdiscus: Relationship to life-cycle processes. Harmful Algae 40:1-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1568988314001711
Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F. 2014. Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with Description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov., a New Potentially Toxic Epiphytic Benthic Dinoflagellate. Protist 165:839-853. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S143446101400100X
Figueroa, R.I., Cuadrado, A., Stüken, A., Rodríguez, F., Fraga, S. 2014. Ribosomal DNA Organization Patterns within the Dinoflagellate Genus Alexandrium as revealed by FISH: Life Cycle and Evolutionary Implications. Protist, 165:343-363. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S143446101400042X
Amorim, A., Veloso, V., Rodríguez, F. & Fraga, S. 2013. Life-cycle, morphology and phylogeny of species of Fragilidium Balech from west Iberia In: Lewis, J. M., Marret, F. & Bradley, L. [Eds.] Bilogical and Geological Perspectives of Dinoflagellates. The Micropaleontological Society, London, pp. 223?32.
Bravo, I., Garcés E., Diogène, J., Fraga, S., Sampedro, N. and Figueroa R.I. [2006] Resting cysts of the toxigenic dinoflagellate genus Alexandrium in recent sediments from the Wetern Mediterranean coast, including the first description of cysts of A. kutnerae and A. peruvianum. Eur. J. Phycol., 41, 293-302
Penna, A., Vila M., Fraga, S., Giacobbe, M.G., Andreoni F., Riobó, P., Vernesi, C. [2005] Characterization of Ostreopsis and Coolia (Dinophyceae) isolates in the Western Mediterranean Sea based on morphology, toxicity and ITS - 5.8S rDNA sequences. J. Phycol.
Penna, A., Garcés, E., Vila, M., Giacobbe, M. G., Fraga, S., Lugliè, A., Bravo, I., Bertozzini, E., Vernesi, C.[2005] Alexandrium catenella (Dinophyceae), a toxic ribotype expanding in the NW Mediterranean Sea Marine Biology, 148,13-23
Paz, B., Riobó, P., Fernández. M.L. Fraga, S. Y Franco Jsé. M. [2004] Production and release to medium of yessotoxins by the dinoflagellates Protoceratium reticulatum and Lingulodinium polyedrum in culture. Toxicón 44,251-258
Fraga, S., Bravo, I., González, R., Sampedro, N., Garcés, E., Vila, M., Masó, M., Giacobbe, M.G., Luglié, A., Gotsis, O. [2004] Diversity of the dinoflagellate genus Alexandrium in the Mediterranean Sea. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer médit., 37, 358
Ordás, M.C., Fraga, S., Franco, J.M., Ordás, A. And Figueras, A. [2004]. Toxin and molecular analysis of Gymnodinium catenatum (Dinophyceae) strains from Galicia (NW Spain) and Andalucía (S Spain) J. Plankton Res. 26,341-349
M. Reyero, E.Cacho, A.Martinez, J. Vázquez, A. Marina, S. Fraga, J.M. Franco. [1999] Evidence of Saxitoxin Derivatives as Causative Agents in the 1997 Mass Mortality of Monk Seals in the Cape Blanc Peninsula. Natural Toxins 7,311-315
Hallegraeff, G.M. Y S. Fraga [1998] Bloom dynamics of the toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum, with emphasis on Tasmanian and Spanish coastal waters. En: The Physiological Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms. D.M. Anderson, A.D. Cembella & G.M. Hallegraeff (Eds). Springer-Verlag pp. 59-80.
Fraga, S., I. Bravo, M. Delgado, J.M. Franco Y M. Zapata [1995] Gyrodinium impudicum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a non toxic, catenate, red tide dinoflagellate. Phycologia, 34(6), 514-521

Group(s): HAB
Created: 2005-01-20 Last Updated: 2016-12-21 by Santiago FRAGA