Caulerpa prolifera
Caulerpa prolifera
Native Transplant

Impact ID7643
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn this field study Caulerpa prolifera rapidly expanded and outcompeted Halodule wrightii in its native range via space preemption in simulated gaps. Within 7.5 months all disturbed areas were reoccupied by Caulerpa prolifera.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationLassing Park, FL

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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