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Pfiesteria piscicida Steidinger & J.M.Burkholder, 1996

marine, fresh, terrestrial
Steidinger K.A., Burkholder J.M., Glasgow H.B. Jr., Hobbs C.W., Carrett J.K., Truby E.W., Noga E.J. & Smith S.A. 1996. <i>Pfiesteria piscicida</i> gen. et sp. nov. (Pfiesteriaceae fam. nov.), a new toxic dinoflagellate with a complex life cycle and behavior. J. Phycol. 32: 157-164. [details]   
Harmful effect Has been responsible for massive fish kills. This has been claimed to be due to predation on the fish, or production of...  
Harmful effect Has been responsible for massive fish kills. This has been claimed to be due to predation on the fish, or production of toxin, or a combination of both  [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2021). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Pfiesteria piscicida Steidinger & J.M.Burkholder, 1996. Accessed through: Moestrup, Ø.; Akselmann-Cardella, R.; Churro, C.; Fraga, S.; Hoppenrath, M.; Iwataki, M.; Larsen, J.; Lundholm, N.; Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards) IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hab/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246598 on 2021-06-22
Moestrup, Ø.; Akselmann-Cardella, R.; Churro, C.; Fraga, S.; Hoppenrath, M.; Iwataki, M.; Larsen, J.; Lundholm, N.; Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae. Pfiesteria piscicida Steidinger & J.M.Burkholder, 1996. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/hab/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246598 on 2021-06-22
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original description Steidinger K.A., Burkholder J.M., Glasgow H.B. Jr., Hobbs C.W., Carrett J.K., Truby E.W., Noga E.J. & Smith S.A. 1996. <i>Pfiesteria piscicida</i> gen. et sp. nov. (Pfiesteriaceae fam. nov.), a new toxic dinoflagellate with a complex life cycle and behavior. J. Phycol. 32: 157-164. [details]   

basis of record Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2020). AlgaeBase. <em>World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.</em> , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Burkholder J.M., Glasgow H.B. & Hobbs C.W. 1995. Distribution and environmental conditions for fish kills linked to a toxic ambush-predator dinoflagellate: distribution and environmental conditions. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 124: 43-61. [details]   

additional source Burkholder J.M. & Glasgow H.B. 1997. <i>Pfiesteria piscicida</i> and other <i>Pfiesteria</i>-like dinoflagellates: behavior, impacts, and environmental controls. Limnol. Oceanogr. 42: 1052-1075. [details]   

additional source Burkholder J.M., Glasgow H.B. & Deamer-Helia N. 2001. Overview and present status of the toxic <i>Pfiesteria</i> complex (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 40: 186-214. [details]   

additional source Steidinger, K. A., M. A. Faust, and D. U. Hernández-Becerril. 2009. Dinoflagellates (Dinoflagellata) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 131–154 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College [details]   

additional source Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae., available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/HAB [details]   

additional source Burkholder, J.M. & Marshall, H.G. 2012. Toxigenic <i>Pfiesteria</i> species - updates on biology, ecology, toxins, and impacts. <i>Harmful Algae</i> 14, 196-230, available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2011.10.022 [details]   

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

additional source Chang, F.H.; Charleston, W.A.G.; McKenna, P.B.; Clowes, C.D.; Wilson, G.J.; Broady, P.A. (2012). Phylum Myzozoa: dinoflagellates, perkinsids, ellobiopsids, sporozoans, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 175-216. [details]   

ecology source Leles, S. G.; Mitra, A.; Flynn, K. J.; Stoecker, D. K.; Hansen, P. J.; Calbet, A.; McManus, G. B.; Sanders, R. W.; Caron, D. A.; Not, F.; Hallegraeff, G. M.; Pitta, P.; Raven, J. A.; Johnson, M. D.; Glibert, P. M.; Våge, S. (2017). Oceanic protists with different forms of acquired phototrophy display contrasting biogeographies and abundance. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.</em> 284(1860): 20170664., available online at https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0664 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
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Harmful effect Has been responsible for massive fish kills. This has been claimed to be due to predation on the fish, or production of toxin, or a combination of both  [details]

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