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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech, 1995 
AphiaID: 109708

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveolata (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzozoa (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinoflagellata (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium balechii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax balechii Steidinger, 1971
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGessnerium balechii (Steidinger) Loeblich III & Loeblich, 1979
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax balechii Steidinger, 1971 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrodinium balechii (Steidinger) F.J.R.Taylor, 1976 (synonym)
Sources  original description Steidinger K.A. 1971. Gonyaulax balechii sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) with a discussion of the genera Gonyaulax and Heteroaulacus. Phycologia 10: 183-187.  [details]

new combination reference Balech, E. (1985). The genus Alexandrium or Gonyaulax of the tamarensis group. In: D.M. Anderson, A.W. White and D.G. Baden (Eds.) Toxic Dinoflagellates. New York: Elsevier. P. 33–38. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality Tampa Bay [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Tyrrhenian Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTyrrhenian Sea [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47215 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Blooms of this species were coincident with mass mortalities of fish reported on the type locality in 1969-1970, probably due to oxigen depletion, but not harmful effects were reported associated with blooms of A. balechii in the Tyrrhenian Sea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109708
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Brandt, Sue
2006-07-27 06:59:07Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-11-17 16:35:54Z  checked  Hansen, Gert
2008-11-20 09:49:59Z  changed  Moestrup, Øjvind
2010-10-13 08:29:17Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Alexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech, 1995. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=109708 on 2016-07-29
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