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Halophila baillonis (Florida Keys seagrass)

Synonyms: Halophila aschersonii; Serpicula quadrifolia

Wikipedia Abstract

Halophila baillonis (clover grass) is a sea grass of the genus Halophila. It is listed on the IUCN Red List as vulnerable (assessed 2007) due to its naturally rare occurrence and fragmentary populations.
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Attributes

Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Herb

Predators

Acanthurus bahianus (Shitty trooper)[2]
Acanthurus coeruleus (Yellow doctorfish)[2]
Cantherhines pullus (Tobaccofish)[2]
Chelonia mydas (Green Turtle)[3]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[2]

Distribution

Costa Rica to Colombia, Caribbean, NE. Brazil; Costa Rica to N. Venezuela, Caribbean, NE. Brazil;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3Jorrit 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.
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