WoRMS taxon details

Aureococcus anophagefferens Hargraves & Sieburth, 1988

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

LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309 [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Aureococcus anophagefferens Hargraves & Sieburth, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=375699 on 2018-05-24
2008-12-08 15:18:27Z
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basis of record Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). 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
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52309 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Harmful 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]