Category of Organisms Seagrasses
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum/Division Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Hydrocharitales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila
Species decipiens
Binomial Name
Halophila decipiens
Author Ostenf
Common Name Caribbean seagrass
Local Name  
Size Range
 
Environment/Habitat
Usually found in deeper, clear waters and at coral reefs. [1]
Importance/Value
 
Resilience
 
Endemic No
Found in Marine Park No
Found in Malaysia Yes
Distribution
In Malaysia, can be found in Negeri Sembilan (Port Dickson), Sarawak (Pulau Talang Talang, Semantan). [1]
Morphology/Character
 
Biology
 
Miscellaneaous
 
Status in IUCN Red List Unknown
Status in CITES Species Database Unknown
Researcher(s)  
Reference(s)
1. Phang, S.M. (2000). Seagrasses of Malaysia. Botanical   Monographs No. 2. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya
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Collection Record
 
Halophila decipiens taken from Seagrasses of Malaysia (Phang S.M, 2000)