Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Website Search Box
David Ballantine

David Ballantine

Research Associate

Phone: 202-633-0959
Fax: 202-786-2563
E-mail Address: ballantineD@si.edu

Postal Address
(Mail and Packages):

MRC-166/Botany
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Courier Address:
National Museum of Natural History
West Loading Dock
10th and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20560-0166


Recent Publications - (All Publications)

Ballantine, David L., Ruíz, Hector, Lozada-Troche, Chad and Norris, James N. 2017. The genus Ethelia (Etheliaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Bahamas and Puerto Rico in the western Atlantic. Botanica Marina, 60(6): 639-649. doi:10.1515/bot-2017-0034

Ruiz, Hector, Ballantine, David L. and Sabater, Jorge 2017. Continued Spread of the seagrass Halophila stipulacea in the Caribbean: Documentation in Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands. Gulf and Caribbean Research, 28(1): SC5-SC7. doi:10.18785/gcr.2801.05

Schmidt, W. E., Lozada-Troche, C., Ballantine, David L., Arakaki, N., Gabriel, D., Norris, James N. and Fredericq, S. 2017. Taxonomic transfer of the red algae Chrysymenia enteromorpha and C. wrightii to the genus Botryocladia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales). Phytotaxa, 324(2): 122-138. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.324.2.2

Appeldoorn, R. and Ballantine, David L. 2016. Chapter 4. Biodiversity of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. In: Baker, E., Pugilise, K.A., Harris,P.T., Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems: A Lifeboat for Coral Reefs?. : The United Nations Environment Programme and GRID-Arendal,() pp.45-49.

Appeldoorn, Richard, Ballantine, David L., Bejarano, Ivonne, Carlo, Milton, Nemeth, Michael, Otero, Ernesto, Pagan, Francisco, Ruiz, Hector, Schizas, Nikolaos, Sherman, Clark and Weil, Ernesto 2016. Mesophotic coral ecosystems under anthropogenic stress: a case study at Ponce, Puerto Rico. Coral Reefs, 35(1): 63-75. doi:10.1007/s00338-015-1360-5

Ballantine, David L., Ruiz, Hector, Lozada-Troche, Chad and Norris, James N. 2016. The genus Ramicrusta (Peyssonneliales, Rhodophyta) in the Caribbean Sea, including Ramicrusta bonairensis sp. nov. and Ramicrusta monensis sp. nov. Botanica Marina, 59(6): 417-431. doi:10.1515/bot-2016-0086

Reyes-Contreras, Maria, Kazandjian, Aniuska and Ballantine, David L. 2016. Identification Of Compounds Of Allelopathic Extracts From Two Species Of Metapeyssonnelia (Rhodophyta) Growing On The Hydrocoral, Millepora Complanata, In Puerto Rico. Gulf and Caribbean Research, 27(1): 33-41. doi:10.18785/gcr.2701.04

Sinniger, F. and Ballantine, David L. 2016. Chapter 4. Biodiversity of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. In: Baker, E., Pugilise, K.A., Harris,P.T., Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems: A Lifeboat for Coral Reefs. : The United Nations Environment Programme and GRID-Arendal,() pp.50-62.

Ballantine, David L., Ruiz, Hector and Norris, James N. 2015. Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico, XI: new records including new Meredithia (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) species. Botanica Marina, 58(5): 355-365. doi:10.1515/bot-2015-0005

Appeldoorn, R. and Ballantine, David L. 2014. Reports for Individual Countries and Territories, Puerto Rico. In: Status and Trends of Caribbean Coral Reefs: 1970-2012. Washington, DC: Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network,() pp.

Athanasiadis, Athanasios and Ballantine, David L. 2014. The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany, 32(4): 385-436. doi:10.1111/njb.00265

Ballantine, David L., Lozada-Troche, Chad and Ruiz, Hector 2014. Metapeyssonnelia tangerina (Peyssonneliaceae, Rhodophyta), a new species associated with coral reef habitats in Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Phycological Research, 62(3): 197-205. doi:10.1111/pre.12051

Bucher, Katina E., Ballantine, David L., Lozada-Troche, Chad and Norris, James N. 2014. Wrangelia gordoniae, a new species of Rhodophyta (Ceramiales, Wrangeliaceae) from the tropical western Atlantic. Botanica Marina, 57(4): 265-280. doi:10.1515/bot-2014-0012

Lin, Showe-Mei, Huisman, John M. and Ballantine, David L. 2014. Revisiting the systematics of Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on species from the northwest Pacific Ocean. Phycologia, 53(1): 37-51. doi:10.2216/13-201.1

[ TOP ]