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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium fundyense Balech, 1985 
AphiaID: 156513

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 fundyense (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium fundyense Balech, 1985
Sources  original description 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 Fundy Bay [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (228 nucleotides; 75 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52024 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Producer of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIdentification For the taxonomic circumscription of this species, see under A. carenella [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet general for group: both heterotrophic (eat other organisms) and autotrophic (photosynthetic) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cold water; Bay of Fundy, Canada to New York. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance General: known for producing dangerous toxins, particularly when in large numbers, called "red tides" because the cells are so abundant they make water change color. Also they can produce non-fatal or fatal amounts of toxins in predators (particularly shellfish) that may be eaten by humans. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alexandrium fundyense Balech 1985
Alexandrium fundyense ...

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156513
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-19 11:58:45Z  created  Claus, Simon
2008-11-21 08:21:07Z  checked  Moestrup, Øjvind
2010-10-27 09:50:34Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Alexandrium fundyense Balech, 1985. 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=156513 on 2016-12-04
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