: Grateloupia turuturu
: Yamada, 1941
: 295880
Species Taxonomy
: Halymeniaceae
: Halymeniales
: Florideophyceae
: Rhodophyta
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Not entered
: Not entered
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? Yes
Comments: Can out-compete many native seaweeds within the low intertidal and shallow subtidal zones due to its large size and ability to reproduce quickly via sporic and vegetative reproduction [https://www.cabi.org] Competition - monopolizing resources; Competition - shading; Competition - smothering; Rapid growth.
References: Bailey S.A., Brown L., Campbell M.L., Canning-Clode J., Carlton J.T., Castro N., Chainho P., Chan F.T., Creed J.C., Curd A., Darling J., Fofonoff P., Galil B.S., Hewitt C.L., Inglis G.J., Keith I., Mandrak N.E., Marchini A., McKenzie C.H., Occhipinti-Ambrogi A., Ojaveer H., Pires-Teixeira L.M., Robinson T.B., Ruiz G.M., Seaward K., Schwindt E., O. Son M., Therriault T.W., Zhan A. 2020. Trends in the detection of aquatic non-indigenous species across global marine, estuarine and freshwater ecosystems: A 50-year perspective. Biodiversity Research. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13167 https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/109142#tosummaryOfInvasiveness Cecere E., Moro I., Wolf M.A., Petrocelli A., Verlaque M., Sfriso A. 2011. The introduced seaweed Grateloupia turuturu (Rhodophyta, Halymeniales) in two Mediterranean transitional water systems. Botanica Marina 54: 23–33 Harlin MM, Villalard-Bohnsack M, 2001. Seasonal dynamics and recruitment strategies of the invasive seaweed Grateloupia doryphora (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound, Rhode Island, USA. Phycologia, 40:468-474. Verlaque, M., Brannock, P.M., Komatsu, T., Villalard-Bohnsack M., Marston, M. The genus Grateloupia C. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean): a case study of marine plurispecific introductions. Phycologia (2005) Volume 44 (5), 477–496
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.