First Atlantic record of the green alga Parvocaulis exiguus from St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean

  title={First Atlantic record of the green alga Parvocaulis exiguus from St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean},
  author={L. M. Loos and Willem F. Prud’homme van Reine},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
The Polyphysaceae is a well-studied family of green algae occurring in tropical and warm-temperate regions around the world. One of its species, Parvocaulis exiguus (Solms-Laubach) S. Berger et al. (Phycologia 42:506–561, 2003), has previously been reported from both the Indian and the Pacific Oceans. This report presents the first record of Parvocaulis exiguus from the Atlantic Ocean. It was collected at 18 m depth from rocky substrata surrounded by seagrass off the Dutch Windward Caribbean… 
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