IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

Zostera caespitosa has a very limited distribution. It is known from less than 10 locations in the northwest Pacific on the northern coast of China, the Korean Peninsula and in northern Japan. Given its very shallow depth range, patchy distribution, and recent declines in many parts of its range, it has an area of occupancy estimated to be less than 2,000 km2.


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