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The Gulf of California: Review of ecosystem status and sustainability challenges
The Gulf of California is unique because of its geographical location and conformation. It hosts diverse ecosystems and important fisheries that support industry and provide livelihood to coastalExpand
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Documented case of ciguatera on the Mexican Pacific coast.
Serranidae and Labridae fish caught in 1993 at Alijos Rocks, 300 miles off East Magdalena Bay, Southern Baja California, caused severe illness of a fishing boat crew. The described symptoms resembledExpand
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Occurrences of Prorocentrum minimum (Pavillard) in México
Prorocentrum minimum is a planktonic dinoflagellate known to produce red tides that can be harmful. To recognize localities and understand occurrences of Prorocentrum minimum blooms in Mexico,Expand
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An overview of the marine food poisoning in Mexico.
In the course of the last decade, huge events related to harmful algal blooms (HAB) have severely affected the environment in Mexico, even causing several human casualties. The tally of the toxinsExpand
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MORPHOLOGY AND TAXONOMY OF PROROCENTRUM MEXICANUM AND REINSTATEMENT OF PROROCENTRUM RHATHYMUM (DINOPHYCEAE) 1
Dinoflagellates collected during red tide events in Bahia Mazatlan, Mexico during the early spring of 1999 and 2000 appeared under LM to belong to Prorocentrum mexicanum Osorio‐Tafall. ObservationsExpand
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Toxicities and distribution of tetrodotoxin in the tissues of puffer fish found in the coast of the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.
Toxicities and tetrodotoxin distribution in tissues of five puffer fish species commonly found in the littoral of Baja California Peninsula, Mexico (Sphoeroides annulatus, S. lobatus, S. lispus,Expand
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Vitellogenin in black turtle (Chelonia mydas agassizii): purification, partial characterization, and validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for its detection.
Black turtle plasmatic vitellogenin (VTG) was purified from 17beta-estradiol-induced males using ion-exchange chromatography. The isolated protein was identified as VTG by its glycolipoprotein natureExpand
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BIOTOXINS FROM FRESHWATER AND MARINE HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS OCCURRING IN MEXICO
Mexican coasts and watersheds are among the places with the greatest marine toxin diversity worldwide. Toxins produced by harmful algal blooms (HAB) have severely affected the environment in Mexico,Expand
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Presencia de Cochlodinium catenatum (Gymnodiniales: Gymnodiniaceae) en mareas rojas de Bahía de Banderas, Pacífico mexicano
The evolution of an ichthiotoxic algal bloom caused by the dinoflagellate Cochlodinium catenatum was studied from July to December 2000. The abnormal multiplication of this dinoflagellate occurred inExpand
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Trace metals in tissues of gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) carcasses from the Northern Pacific Mexican Coast.
Samples of liver, lung, heart, muscle, and blubber tissue from the carcasses of juvenile gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) found stranded on the coast off the Sea of Cortez, México were analyzedExpand
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