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The Galápagos Islands’ Alien Marine Species

News   Mar 29, 2019 | Original story from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

 
The Galápagos Islands’ Alien Marine Species

The bryozoan Amathia verticillata. Known in other parts of the world for fouling pipes and fishing gear and killing seagrasses, its discovery in the Galapagos is especially concerning for scientists. Credit: Dan Minchin/Marine Organism Investigations.

 
 
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