First record of the invasive green seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia (Bryopsidales) on the coast of Turkey

TURAN G., TEKOĞUL H., Cirik S., Meinesz A.

CRYPTOGAMIE ALGOLOGIE, vol.32, no.4, pp.379-382, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.7872/crya.v32.iss4.2011.379
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-382
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: No


The first record of the invasive green alga Caulerpa taxifolia in Yolluca Military Base located near Cesmeaalti port (Izmir, Turkey), far away from the other affected areas, is reported, thus reinforcing the hypothesis of anthropogenic dissemination of this alga in the Mediterranean Sea.