Caulerpa prolifera
Caulerpa prolifera
Algae
Native Transplant

Impact ID7632
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn New Port Bay, California Caulerpa prolifera outcompeted native species through rapid growth. Caulerpa prolifera displaced wildlife due to a toxin that prevents consumption.
Reference42406
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationNew Port Bay, California

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