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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985 
AphiaID: 231873

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 catenella (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGessnerium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) F.J.R.Taylor, 1979
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGessnerium catenellum (Loeblich III & Loeblich) Taylor, 1979
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax catenella Whedon & Kofoid, 1936 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax washingtonensis Hsu, 1967 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtogonyaulax catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Taylor, 1979
Sources  original description Whedon W.F. & Kofoid C.A. 1936. Dinoflagellates of the San Francisco region. I. On the skeletal morphology of two new species, Gonyaulax catenella and G. acatenella. Univ. Calif. Publ. Zool. 41: 25-34. [details]

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

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Environment marine
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality San Francisco [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10152 nucleotides; 41 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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:52031 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Producer of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins and fish mass mortality causative substance. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Loss of public/tourist amenity [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Human health [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Increasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Potential for further spread in ships ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Potential for further spread in ships ballast. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alexandrium catenella
Alexandrium catenella
Gonyaulax catenella Whedon et Kofoid, 1936 (basionym)
Gonyaulax catenella Wh...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231873
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-07-13 10:06:39Z  created  Renders, Kristel
2006-07-27 06:59:07Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-11-21 08:21:07Z  changed  Moestrup, Øjvind
2010-10-27 09:50:34Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Alexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). 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=231873 on 2014-12-27
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