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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
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax catenella Whedon & Kofoid, 1936
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: 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 San Francisco [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
New Zealand
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
North Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States part of the North Pacific Ocean [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth African part of the South Atlantic Ocean [details]
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChannels and Fjords of Southern Chile [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChiloense [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Australia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate) (origin: origin unknown[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 The recent expansion to other sites of the Sardinian coasts (A. Lugliè, pers. com.) and Ionian Sicilian coasts (M.G. Giacobbe, pers, com.), along with its toxicity and potential impact on human health, support that the species is invasive [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.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D.; Fraga, S.; Moestrup, Ø. (2015). Alexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2015). 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 2015-09-03
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