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1 January 2014 Halophila stipulacea (Hydrocharitaceae): A Recent Introduction to the Continental Waters of Venezuela
Beatriz Vera, Ligia Collado-Vides, Celia Moreno, Brigitta I. van Tussenbroek
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The occurrence of the introduced seagrass Halophila stipulacea (Hydrocharitaceae) is reported for Puerto Azul, Playa Mansa, Venezuela. This record documents range expansion to the Caribbean mainland, and first observation of male flowers, of this introduced seagrass, which until April 2013 was only reported at several Caribbean islands.

Copyright 2014 College of Arts and Sciences University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
Beatriz Vera, Ligia Collado-Vides, Celia Moreno, and Brigitta I. van Tussenbroek "Halophila stipulacea (Hydrocharitaceae): A Recent Introduction to the Continental Waters of Venezuela," Caribbean Journal of Science 48(1), 66-70, (1 January 2014). https://doi.org/10.18475/cjos.v48i1.a11
Published: 1 January 2014
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Caribbean
Halophila stipulacea
introduced species
seagrass
Venezuela
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