Caulerpa


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Caulerpa

 

a genus of green algae of the order Siphonales.There are about 60 species inhabiting tropical and subtropicalseas. The thallus of Caulerpa is a single polynuclear diploid cell, interlaced with trabeculae (siphon structure). A Caulerpa algaconsists of a spreading, branching portion up to 1 m long andrhizoids and vertical shoots up to 30 cm tall. Reproduction isboth sexual (isogamy) and vegetative (parts of the body breakaway).

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Summary: Caulerpin, an orange-red algal pigment possessing a unique bis-indole structure, has been found in 80% of the species of the green alga genus Caulerpa. Caulerpin and the corresponding diacid have been shown to be plant growth regulators and posses various biological activities.
In the late 1990s the invasive algae Caulerpa taxifolia was discovered in Carlsbad's Agua Hedionda Lagoon.
Such a success was achieved in California with the invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia, in which a variety of federal, state, local, and private agencies were able to quickly detect the initial introduction of this species in Agua Hedionda Lagoon and respond within 17 days to contain the spread of the algae and work toward its eradication (Anderson 2005).
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Seaweeds of the genus Caulerpa Lamouroux (1809) (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) comprise a green biomass overgrowing in eutrophicated waters generating environmental and economic impacts (Wang, Wang, Wu, & Liu, 2014).
Fragmentation as a strategy for Caulerpa species: fates of fragments and implications for management of an invasive weed.
Ghobara, "Eco-friendly synthesis of silver nanoparticles using green alga (Caulerpa serrulata): reaction optimization, catalytic and antibacterial activities," Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol.