TITLE

`Escaped' algae threaten Mediterranean ecosystem

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, S.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that alien algae are taking over the waters of the Riviera and details France's program to map its spread and test ways of destroying it. Most biologists believe the tropical weeds, `Caulerpa taxifolia,' escaped from the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco; Its threat of overwhelming the native seagrass; Possible ways to get rid of it.
ACCESSION #
9203303068

 

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