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Invasive Seaweed from Asia: WAKAME

Wakame (U. pinnatifida), has been regarded as a noxious invasive seaweed in countries other than its native distribution area. Its introduction to other waters was believed to be through the ballast water of cargo ships from Asia because the spores (gametophytes) contained in the water can survive the long-distance trip. In New Zealand, Undaria pinnatifida was…
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