First record of the invasive green seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia (Bryopsidales) on the coast of Turkey

Gamze TURAN, Hatice TEKOGUL, Sukran CIRIK & Alexandre MEINESZ

en Cryptogamie, Algologie 32 (4) - Pages 379-382

Published on 25 November 2011

The first record of the invasive green alga Caulerpa taxifolia in Yolluca Military Base located near Cesmeaalti port (Izmir, Turkey), far away from the other affected areas, is reported, thus reinforcing the hypothesis of anthropogenic dissemination of this alga in the Mediterranean Sea.

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