DNA Barcoding at the Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology StudiesMarking its 20th anniversary, the international Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies took in September 2019 in Braga, Portugal
Beyond the one session dedicated to DNA barcoding, there were several other sessions and poster talks that focused on the subject. The plenary speaker, Marta Pascual, used the gene COI among other genetic and genomic tools to show different cases of population genetic structure in marine organisms. DNA barcoding was also applied by Xazier Turon et al. to identify invasive ascidians and by myself and colleagues in a comprehensive analysis of DNA barcoding diversity in marine peracarids.
Two posters discussed the current status of the DNA barcoding reference libraries of non-indigenous marine species: Sofia Duarte et al. focused work in the Azores archipelago while Sofia Duarte et al. examined European coastal regions. Sampieri and colleagues used different genetic markers (including COI) to identify a complex of cryptic species along South American estuaries. DNA barcoding was even applied to study the diet of crustaceans.
Select AbstractsAntich et al. Metabarcoding the benthic boundary layer: the role of sampling method and marker characteristics in the DNA signatures obtained at the interface between benthos and plankton. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00046 Barros-García et al. Phylogeography of the deep-sea morid codling Lepidion lepidion reveals the presence of two ancient Atlantic/Mediterranean lineages. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00129 Campos et al. Polymerase chain reaction as a promising tool for DNA-based diet studies of crustaceans. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00104 Duarte et al. Species gap analysis in DNA barcode reference libraries of marine non-indigenous species in the Azores archipelago. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00170
Duarte et al. Current status of the DNA barcode reference library of non-indigenous marine species occurring in European coastal regions. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00169Fais et al. Patterns of spatial and temporal variation in estuarine meiofaunal communities assessed through DNA metabarcoding: a case study in the Lima estuary (NW Portugal). doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00060
Pascual et al. Population structure in marine organisms: from genetics to genomics. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00002
Sampieri et al. Cryptic or cosmopolitan? Unveiling the Laeonereis complex along South American estuaries through DNA barcoding. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00108Teixeira et al. Molecular and morphometric combo reveals extraordinary hidden diversity in European polychaetesfrom the Phyllodocidae family. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00057
Turon et al. Population genomics revealed independent colonisation events of a global ascidian invader. doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00043
Vieira et al. Evolutionary insights derived from comprehensive analyses of DNA barcoding diversity in marine members of the superorder Peracarida (Crustacea: Malacostraca) doi:10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.08.00058
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
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