The researchers behind the discovery are Linda Eggertsen, Nils Kautsky, Martin Gullström and Charlotte Berkström.

Here you can read the full article.

Nils Kautsky and Charlotte Berkström doing seaweed research in south Bahia, Brazil.
Nils Kautsky and Charlotte Berkström doing seaweed research in south Bahia, Brazil.

 

Linda Eggertsen and Charlotte Berkström have also studied the reefs, seagrass beds and mangroves around the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique. Here you can read more about that project.