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Competition between the invasive macrophyte Caulerpa taxifolia and the seagrass Posidonia oceanica: contrasting strategies

Gérard Pergent1*, Charles-François Boudouresque2, Olivier Dumay1, Christine Pergent-Martini1 and Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria3

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1 UMR CNRS SPE 6134, University of Corsica, Faculty of Sciences, BP 52, 20250 Corte, France

2 UMR CNRS DIMAR, University campus of Luminy, 13288 Marseilles cedex 9, France

3 University of Washington, UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Box 354115, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

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BMC Ecology 2008, 8:20  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-8-20

Published: 11 December 2008

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Table 1 – Levels of interaction. Description of the three levels of interaction between C. taxifolia and P. oceanica.

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