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Kappaphycus alvarezii introduced to Cook Is. from Fiji Islands
Date of introduction: 1980
Kappaphycus alvarezii  - Elkhorn sea moss

FAO Names
En - Elkhorn sea moss, Fr - , Sp - .

Introduction Profile
Introducer : Government
Reasons of Introduction : 1) aquaculture
Introduction Features
Status of the introduced species in the wild : Not established
The introduced species is established through : No Data
Aquaculture use : No Data
Reproduction in Aquaculture : No Data
Ecological effects : Unknown
Type of Ecological effects : No Data
Socioeconomic effects : Unknown
Type of Socioeconomic effects : No Data
Source of data : Questionnaire
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Unknown Reference
IanBertramMinistry of Marine ResourcesRaratongaCook Islands
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