Re-evaluation of the extent of Caulerpa taxifolia development in the northern Mediterranean using airborne spectrographic sensing

@inproceedings{Jaubert2003ReevaluationOT,
  title={Re-evaluation of the extent of Caulerpa taxifolia development in the northern Mediterranean using airborne spectrographic sensing},
  author={Jean M. Jaubert and John R. M. Chisholm and Audrey Minghelli-Roman and Manuel Marchioretti and John H. Morrow and Herb T. Ripley},
  year={2003}
}
There has been significant concern over development of the tropical green alga Caulerpa taxifolia in the Mediterranean Sea. Reports dating back to 1991 predicted that the species would expand exponentially on all types of substrata and displace major components of the coastal benthic flora, in particular the dominant native seagrass Posidonia oceanica. A pilot study of the Bay of Menton, SE France, where C. taxifolia has been established since at least 1989, indicated that these predictions… CONTINUE READING
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