Specimen Information

Caulerpa prolifera
Caulerpa prolifera
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1714279
LocalityCollins Isle, Newport Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNewport Bay
HUC8 Number18070204
HUC10 NameNewport Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1807020402
HUC12 NameNewport Bay
HUC12 Number180702040201
Collection Day25
Collection Month3
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Reference 1
Ref. Number:42415
Author:Mooney, R.
Title:Caulerpa prolifera removal, eDNA data collection, and fragment transport data collection at Collins Isle, Newport Beach, California
Publisher:Marine Taxonomic Services, Ltd.
Pages:5 pp
CommentsOn May 3, 2022, MTS and Merkel & Associates (M&A) performed the removal of C. prolifera at Collins Isle. While on site, the team provided support for two additional activities. The first additional activity was the collection of water samples to evaluate the potential to detect environmental DNA (eDNA) that may be shed by C. prolifera into the water. The second action was to provide samples of the removed C. prolifera to support circulation modelling to determine the potential fate of C. prolifera fragments in Newport Harbor.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMarine Taxonomic Services, Ltd.
Size20 sq ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2024].

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