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Halodule wrightii (shoalweed)

Synonyms: Diplanthera beaudettei; Diplanthera dawsonii; Diplanthera wrightii; Halodule beaudettei; Halodule brasiliensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Halodule wrightii (shoalweed) is a plant species native to seacoasts of some of the warmer oceans of the world.
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Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Abrolhos Marine National Park 225607 Bahia, Brazil      
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Ciénaga de Zapata National Park 1606900 Cuba  
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  


Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[2]
Anas discors (Blue-winged Teal)[2]
Archosargus probatocephalus (Southern sheeps head)[2]
Ariopsis felis (Sea catfish)[2]
Aythya americana (Redhead)[3]
Bagre marinus (Slooprig)[2]
Bairdiella chrysoura (Silver perch)[2]
Chelonia mydas (Green Turtle)[4]
Chelonia mydas agassizi (black sea turtle)[5]
Dasyatis sabina (Atlantic stingray)[2]
Elasmopus levis[2]
Lagodon rhomboides (Salt-water bream)[2]
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot croaker)[2]
Libinia dubia (longnose spider crab)[2]
Menticirrhus littoralis (Kingfish)[2]
Paracerceis caudata[2]
Pogonias cromis (Sea drum)[2]
Processa bermudensis (Bermuda night shrimp)[2]
Sciaenops ocellatus (Spotted bass)[2]
Sphyrna tiburo (Shovelhead)[2]
Tripneustes gratilla (collector urchin)[2]


W. Trop. Africa, SE. U.S.A. to Venezuela, Caribbean, E. Brazil; W. Trop. Africa, SE. U.S.A., Mexico to Venezuela, Caribbean, E. Brazil;



Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3FOOD HABITS OF REDHEADS (AYTHYA AMERICANA) WINTERING IN SEAGRASS BEDS OF COASTAL LOUISIANA AND TEXAS, USA, MICHOT, T. C., WOODIN, M. C. and NAULT, A. J., Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54 (Suppl. 1), pp. 239–250, 2008
4The Feeding Ecology of the West Caribbean Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) in Nicaragua, Jeanne A. Mortimer, BIOTROPICA 13(1): 49-58 1981
5DIET COMPOSITION OF THE BLACK SEA TURTLE, CHELONIA MYDAS AGASSIZII, NEAR BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO., Jeffrey A. Seminoff, Wallace J. Nichols, Antonio Resendiz, and Anthony Galvan, Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, pp. 166-168 (1998)
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