Caulerpa taxifolia var. distichophylla(Solander in Lightfoot, 1786)


Details
Author:
Solander in Lightfoot, 1786
Ecofunctional Group:
Benthic Plants
Origin:
Pacific S
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2006
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Ceviker & Albayrak, 2002: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Plantae, Phylum : Chlorophyta, Class : Bryopsidophyceae, Order : Bryopsidales, Family : Caulerpaceae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Italy unknown 2008 established Central Mediterranean Jongma et al., 2012
Turkey Levantine 2006 established East Mediterranean Ceviker al., 2007

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Jongma, D N., Campo, D., Dattolo, E., D’Esposito, D., Duchi, A., Grewe, P., Huisman, J. Verlaque, M., Yokes, M.B. &Procaccini, G. 2012. Identity and origin of a slender Caulerpa taxifolia strain introduced into the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina, DOI 10.1515/bot-2012-0175, ( CMEDITAION-L597 )