Specimen Information

Halophila hawaiiana
(Hawai'i seagrass)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1543323
GroupPlants
GenusHalophila
Specieshawaiiana
Common NameHawai'i seagrass
StateHI
LocalityMidway Atoll - Inner harbor, at the base of metal sheet piling along south side
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number32515200
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | shipping | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18410
Author:Kennedy, B. (collections manager).
Date:2013
Title:Herbarium Pacificum (BISH)
Publisher:Bishop Museum
Volume:2009
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32865
Author:DeFelice, R.C., S.L. Coles, D. Muir, and L.G. Eldredge.
Date:1998
Title:Investigation of the marine communities of Midway Harbor and adjacent lagoon, Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Islands Area Office
Pages:30 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:32866
Author:DeFelice, R.C.
Date:1999
Title:A new distributional record for Halophilia hawaiiana Doty & B. Stone (Hydrocharitaceae) in Hawai‘i
Journal:Bishop Museum Occasional Papers
Volume:59
Pages:2-3
CommentsSurveys were conducted at six more locations around Midway Atoll and no additional H. hawaiiana was observed.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalBISH
Museum Cat Number652495
VerifierDeFelice, Ralph C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size100 sq m


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