Killer algae

by Alexandre Meinesz

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago

Written in English
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Places:

  • Mediterranean Sea.

Subjects:

  • Caulerpa taxifolia -- Mediterranean Sea.,
  • Toxic marine algae -- Mediterranean Sea.,
  • Alien plants -- Mediterranean Sea.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-349).

StatementAlexandre Meinesz ; translated by Daniel Simberloff ; with a foreword by David Quammen.
ContributionsSimberloff, Daniel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK569.C37 M4513 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL41084M
ISBN 100226519228
LC Control Number99032502

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Killer Algae: The True Tale of a Biological Invasion Alexandre Meinesz, Author, Daniel Simberloff, Translator, David Quammen, Foreword by University Killer algae book Chicago Press. Caulerpa taxifolia (M. Vahl) C. Agardth. Preferred Common Name. Other Scientific Names. Fucus taxifolius Vahl.

International Common Names. English: green sea palm; killer alga. Local Common Names. Germany: Schlauchalge. Philippines: lukay-lukay. Summary of Invasiveness. taxifolia is a green marine macro-algae native to tropical waters of the.

Attack of the Killer Algae by Sandie Lee 1. Why is killer algae dangerous. it smothers other species of algae b. it smothers other species of sea grass c. it is poisonous to fish and sea life d. all of the above 2.

Tell whether each statement is true or false. _____ All algae is harmful to sea life. Killer Algae is the biological and political horror story of this invasion.

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Killer Algae is the biological and political horror story of this invasion. For despite Meinesz's pleas to scientists and the French government, no agency was willing to take responsibility for the seaweed, and while the buck was passed, the killer algae grew.

And through it all, the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco sought to exculpate : $ Common Name: Killer Algae (hybrid form) Scientific Name: Caulerpa taxifolia (Photo from Makowka, J. Classification: Phylum or Division: Chlorophyta Class: Ulrophycea Order: Caulerpales Family: Caulerpaceae Identification: A bright green algae with feathery branches that vary in length from cm.

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Its author, Marine biologist Alexandre Meinesz first discovered the alga in the s, and requested the help of the Monaco Oceanographic Museum, which. Usage in popular media. The media has applied the term carnivorous or predatory algae mainly to Pfiesteria piscicida, Pfiesteria shumwayae and other Pfiesteria-like dinoflagellates implicated in harmful algal blooms and fish kills.

Pfiesteria as an "ambush predator" utilizes a "hit and run" feeding strategy by releasing a toxin that paralyzes the respiratory systems of susceptible fish, such. Some of these contain copper, which is toxic to algae, another will degrade the cell membrane, and another contains hydrogen peroxide, which when applied directly on the algae, will damage, and kill it.

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Switch Edition. Academic Edition; Corporate Edition; Home; Impressum; Legal information; Privacy statement.The family of Caulerpa algae's are a form of 'macro', meaning large, algae (Kelp is a form of 'macro' algae). Caulerpa species algae basically consist of a branching, or creeping rhizomatom portion, called the stolon.

This main branching structure supports the rhizoids, which resemble roots (hold fasts), and blades (leaves).