WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAureococcus anophagefferens Hargraves & Sieburth, 1988

375699  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:375699)

accepted
Species
marine
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309 [details]
Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Aureococcus anophagefferens Hargraves & Sieburth, 1988. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2017). 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=375699 on 2017-12-16

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2008-12-08 15:18:27Z
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2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
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basis of record Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2017). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Tomas, C.R. (Ed.). (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp., available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780126930184 [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Aureococcus has been the source of mass mortality of bay scallops (Argyropecten irradians) and clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) in New York State and has been reported from as far south as the coasts of Maryland and Virginia, in addition to Saldanha Bay, South Africa and Bohai Sea, China. A toxin has never been identified, but the presence of the algae in the water deters feeding by stimulating contractions of branchial muscles of the effected bivalves and interfering with ciliary beating. Both toxic and non-toxic strains are known (further details in Gobler & Sunda 2012) [details]