The seaweeds Myriogloea major Asensi (Chordariacea, Phaeophyceae) and Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L. Vinogradova ex Scagel et al. (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): a case of range extension in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean?

@article{Pellizzari2016TheSM,
  title={The seaweeds Myriogloea major Asensi (Chordariacea, Phaeophyceae) and Gayralia oxysperma (K{\"u}tzing) K.L. Vinogradova ex Scagel et al. (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): a case of range extension in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean?},
  author={Franciane Pellizzari and Gabriela V{\'e}lez-Rubio and M. Cristine-Silva and Alvar Carranza},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={853-860}
}
This study reports the first occurrences of the brown seaweed Myriogloea major Asensi (Chordariacea, Phaeophyceae) and the green seaweed Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L. Vinogradova ex Scagel et al. (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) along the Uruguayan coast. These new records could represent respectively a northward and southward range extension for M. major and G. oxysperma in the Southwestern Atlantic. These findings are particularly relevant since the Uruguayan coast has been highlighted as one… 

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