13 Mar '12, 2pm

Marine Invaders, Coming to a Coast Near You

Marine Invaders, Coming to a Coast Near You By HILLARY ROSNER Melissa Frey/Royal B.C. Museum Native to the western Pacific, Botrylloides violaceus has invaded the western coast of the United States. Molgula manhattensis , the sea grape, is a greenish globule that sticks to oyster shells and can ruin aquaculture. Didemnum vexillum , fondly referred to as “rock vomit,” forms yellowish spongy mats over not just rocks but nonmobile creatures as well, ultimately suffocating them. Diplosoma listerianum , which has no common name (D-List, anyone?), drapes itself in crusty layers over corals, grasses and other organisms. A new Web site introduced last week by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center aims to help managers of marine areas and to serve the public by providing detailed information about these and hundreds of other invasive coastal species. The site, called Nemesi...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/13/marine-invaders...

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