Has Halophila beccarii Ascherson (Alismatales, Hydrocharitaceae) Been Locally Extirpated in the Philippines?


  • Lawrence Manzano Liao Aquatic Botany Laboratory, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshima University, 1-4-4 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8528, JAPAN
  • Paul John Legaspi Geraldino Department of Biology, University of San Carlos, 6000 Cebu City, PHILIPPINES


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Author Biography

Paul John Legaspi Geraldino, Department of Biology, University of San Carlos, 6000 Cebu City, PHILIPPINES

Dr. Paul John L. Geraldino is Associate Professor and chairperson of the Department of Biology at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines.  He holds a B.S. Biology degree from Velez College and an M.Sc. Marine Biology from the University of San Carlos.  Under a Korean government scholarship, he pursued a doctorate in organismal science and biology at Chungnam National University where he conducted research on the molecular systematics of the marine red algal genus Hypnea.  He was recognized as one of the 2015 ASEAN Science and Technology Fellows by the ASEAN Foundation and the US Agency for International Development.


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How to Cite

Liao, L.M. and Geraldino, P.J.L. 2020. Has Halophila beccarii Ascherson (Alismatales, Hydrocharitaceae) Been Locally Extirpated in the Philippines?. Tropical Natural History. 20, 1 (Mar. 2020), 104–110.



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