IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Halophila ovata is found in the Pacific in southern China, Indonesia, and in Papua New Guinea, northern Australia, Fiji and Samoa.

In the Indian Ocean, H. ovata occurs from Shark Bay in Western Australia north through the Timor Sea and across southern Indonesia. This species also occurs in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the east coast of India, and some of the west coast of India, the Lakshadweep Islands and the northern Red Sea.


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