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Report for Zostera capricorni Asch.

updated: Jun 29th 2021, 8:25 am see all updates
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Family Zosteraceae
Genus Zostera
Species capricorni
Author Asch.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • SeagrassCONACHER, CA; POINER, IR; BUTLER, J; PUN, S; TREE, DJ (1994) GERMINATION, STORAGE AND VIABILITY TESTING OF SEEDS OF ZOSTERA-CAPRICORNI ASCHERS FROM A TROPICAL BAY IN AUSTRALIAConacher, C. A., Poiner, I. R., & O'donohue, M. (1994) Morphology, flowering and seed production of Zostera capricorni Aschers. in subtropical AustraliaMatheson, FE; Schwarz, AM (2007) Growth responses of Zostera capricorni to estuarine sediment conditionsTurner, SJ (2007) Growth and productivity of intertidal Zostera capricorni in New Zealand estuaries
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Cuttriss, AK; Prince, JB; Castley, JG (2013) Seagrass communities in southern Moreton Bay, Australia: Coverage and fragmentation trends between 1987 and 2005
Germination YesBrenchley, J. L., & Probert, R. J.  (1998) Seed germination responses to some environmental factors in the seagrass Zostera capricorni from eastern AustraliaCONACHER, CA; POINER, IR; BUTLER, J; PUN, S; TREE, DJ (1994) GERMINATION, STORAGE AND VIABILITY TESTING OF SEEDS OF ZOSTERA-CAPRICORNI ASCHERS FROM A TROPICAL BAY IN AUSTRALIA
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Abal, E. G., Loneragan, N., Bowen, P., Perry, C. J., Udy, J. W., & Dennison, W. C. (1994) Physiological and morphological responses of the seagrass Zostera capricorni Aschers, to light intensity.Bité, J. S., Campbell, S. J., McKenzie, L. J., & Coles, R. G. (2007) Chlorophyll fluorescence measures of seagrasses Halophila ovalis and Zostera capricorni reveal differences in response to experimental shading.Flanigan, Y. S., & Critchley, C. (1996) Light response of D1 turnover and photosystem II efficiency in the seagrass Zostera capricorniGrice, AM; Loneragan, NR; Dennison, WC (1996) Light intensity and the interactions between physiology, morphology and stable isotope ratios in five species of seagrassGuest, MA; Connolly, RM; Loneragan, NR (2004) Within and among-site variability in delta C-13 and delta N-15 for three estuarine producers, Sporobolus virginicus, Zostera capricorni, and epiphytes of Z-capricorniMacinnis-Ng, C. M., & Ralph, P. J. (2003) Short-term response and recovery of Zostera capricorni photosynthesis after herbicide exposureMcMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrassesPollard, P. C. and M. Greenway (1993) Photosynthetic Characteristics of Seagrasses (Cymodocea-Serrulata, Thalassia-Hemprichii and Zostera-Capricorni) in a Low-Light Environment, with a Comparison of Leaf-Marking and Lacunal Gas Measurements of ProductivityTurner, S. J., & Schwarz, A. M.  (2006) Biomass development and photosynthetic potential of intertidal Zostera capricorni in New Zealand estuaries
Molecular data
  • DNALes, DH; Moody, ML; Jacobs, SWL; Bayer, RJ (2002) Systematics of seagrasses (Zosteraceae) in Australia and New Zealand
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesMORIARTY, DJW; POLLARD, PC (1982) DIEL VARIATION OF BACTERIAL PRODUCTIVITY IN SEAGRASS (ZOSTERA-CAPRICORNI) BEDS MEASURED BY RATE OF THYMIDINE INCORPORATION INTO DNA
Bioremediation YesBirch, G. F., Cox, B. M., & Besley, C. H. (2018)  The relationship between metal concentrations in seagrass (Zostera capricorni) tissue and ambient fine sediment in modified and near-pristine estuaries (Sydney estuaries, Australia)Macinnis-Ng, C. M., & Ralph, P. J.  (2004)  Variations in sensitivity to copper and zinc among three isolated populations of the seagrass, Zostera capricorniMaher, W. A., Foster, S. D., Taylor, A. M., Krikowa, F., Duncan, E. G., & Chariton, A. A. (2011) Arsenic distribution and species in two Zostera capricorni seagrass ecosystems, New South Wales, Australia
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sedimentsCuttriss, AK; Prince, JB; Castley, JG (2013) Seagrass communities in southern Moreton Bay, Australia: Coverage and fragmentation trends between 1987 and 2005
  • A5.32 Sublittoral mud in variable salinity (estuaries)Turner, SJ (2007) Growth and productivity of intertidal Zostera capricorni in New Zealand estuaries
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Australia Cuttriss, AK; Prince, JB; Castley, JG (2013) Seagrass communities in southern Moreton Bay, Australia: Coverage and fragmentation trends between 1987 and 2005KING R JHODGSON B R (1987) AQUATIC ANGIOSPERMS IN COASTAL SALINE LAGOONS OF NEW SOUTH WALES AUSTRALIA IV. LONG-TERM CHANGESLONG, WJL; MELLORS, JE; COLES, RG (1993) SEAGRASSES BETWEEN CAPE YORK AND HERVEY BAY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
  • New Zealand Matheson, FE; Schwarz, AM (2007) Growth responses of Zostera capricorni to estuarine sediment conditionsTurner, SJ (2007) Growth and productivity of intertidal Zostera capricorni in New Zealand estuaries
Miscellaneous notes
References

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