Algae species discovered infesting NW Hawaiian waters has been identified

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 02:50 in Earth & Climate

A newly-identified, fast-growing species of algae poses a major threat to coral reefs and the ocean ecosystem. It was previously discovered in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument by a team of researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi, Western Australian Herbarium, College of Charleston and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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