IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)

Distribution

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Range Description

Sargassum galapagense is an endemic species from the Galápagos Islands. Prior to 1983, reported from:
Isabela: Bahia Banks (Taylor 1945) and Caleta Tagus (Taylor 1945). Fernandina: Punta Espinosa (Wellington 1975) and Cabo Douglas (Wellington 1975). Floreana: Champion (Wellington 1974). San Cristóbal. Santa Cruz: Tortuga Bay (1974 CDS).

After 1983, reported from: Fernandina: Punta Espinosa (CDS record 2001), Cabo Douglas and southern coast of Fernandina (CDRS record 2003). Isabela: Cabo Berkely (1987 CDS), Punta Moreno (CDRS record 2001), Castles and Bahia de los Perros (CDRS record 2001). Floreana: Champion (2003 CDS). Santa Cruz: Punta Nuñez (CDRS record 2002) and Laguna de los Flamingos (1995 CDS).

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