Effects of natural and field-simulated blooms of the dinoflagellate
Prorocentrum minimum upon hemocytes of eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica, from two different populations.
A simple model of simulating the population dynamics of Gambierdiscus, the benthic dinoflagellate
responsible for ciguatera fish poisoning.
Pre-glaciation sediment contained highly varied dinoflagellate
communities, with star-shaped morphologies.
The diatoms, which appear to thrive in the windier conditions, have increased in the last five years, while dinoflagellates
have "almost disappeared", Prof Hays said.
2007) points out that high concentration of dinoflagellates
can produce toxic substances which may cause harm to the cultivated animals or even to humans.
were traced to the state's new hog farm operations, which allowed for thousands of animals to be packed onto a few acres of land.
2001, Global dinoflagellate
event associated with the late Paleocene thermal maximum: Geology, v.
taxa are primarily defined by the number and arrangement ofplates in the epitheca, hypotheca, sulcus and cingulum, the latter three considered more conservative (Balech 1980).
Many of the common dinoflagellates
may potentially be mixotrophic species, partly independent of ambient nutrient conditions (Jacobson & Andersen, 1994; GasiUnaite et al.
Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning is caused by the red tide dinoflagellate
, which produces brevetoxins.
Scientists call the phenomenon bioluminescence, a chemical reaction that occurs inside a common single-celled algae called a dinoflagellate
Planktons are represented by marine calcareous nannofossils (Discoaster spp) (Figure 4a-c), dinoflagellate
cysts (Schizosporis and Protoperidinium) (Figure 4i), and scolecodonts (polychaete mouth parts) (Figure 4k).
The response by the dinoflagellate
group was completely opposite.
Maitotoxin(MTX) is a member of a class of water-soluble polycyclic polyether marine biotoxins produced by the dinoflagellate
Burkholder JM, Noga EJ, Hobbs CH, et al: New "phantom" dinoflagellate
is the causative agent of major estuarine fish kills.