Sargassum muticum in Netherlands

Species name:Sargassum muticum
Common names:Japans bessenwier
Habitats:Marine habitats
Time of introduction:1977
Year of first report:1977
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:Coastal waters of Japan, China, Russia and Korea
Donor area:United Kingdom or France
Impact:Abiotic changes, Socio-economic
Last updated11-03-2013 (day-month-year)
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