Morphological Differences in the Southern Bull-Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum) throughout South-Eastern Australia

  title={Morphological Differences in the Southern Bull-Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum) throughout South-Eastern Australia},
  author={A. C. Cheshire and Nd Hallam},
Durvillaea potatorum illustrates a high degree of morphoplasticity both within and between populations. Populations illustrate an average morphology which is consistent with both their hydro-dynamic environment and geographic location. There is a broad scale longitudinal division of the species into an eastern and a western morphotype, superimposed on this is a latitudinal similarity between the northern-most populations. Across the distribution, the inconstant nature of coastal topography… Expand

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