Pyrodinium bahamense, considered the sister taxon to Alexandrium, is a tropical euryhaline dinoflagellate found mainly in the Atlantic Ocean. P. bahamense is a major cause of seafood toxicity and cause of paralytic shellfish poisoning, especially in Southeast Asia.

Pyrodinium bahamense

Pyrodinium bahamense, considered the sister taxon to Alexandrium, is a tropical euryhaline dinoflagellate found mainly in the Atlantic Ocean. P. bahamense is a major cause of seafood toxicity and cause of paralytic shellfish poisoning, especially in Southeast Asia.

Eukaryota Dinoflagellate Dinophyceae Gonyaulacales harmful algae toxic

Author(s)Jane Thomas
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Date Created2012-11-01
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