Patricio A. Díaz
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Several Dinophysis species produce diarrhoetic toxins (okadaic acid and dinophysistoxins) and pectenotoxins, and cause gastointestinal illness, Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP), even at low cell… Expand
Cell abundances and distributions of Alexandrium catenella resting cysts in recent sediments were studied along time at two locations in the Chilean Inland Sea exposed to different oceanographic… Expand
Around the world several strategies for the management and control of sea lice infestations have been implemented. In Chile where the salmon harvest is significantly higher than other countries and… Expand
a b s t r a c t One of the primary invertebrates in Chilean benthic fisheries is the red sea urchin Loxechinus albus Molina, 1782. Currently, the main fishing grounds for this urchin are located in… Expand
Abstract The spatial and temporal distribution of Dinophysis spp. in a fjord in southern Chile (43°47′S–72°56′W) was studied through experiments performed in a seasonal and intratidal timescales.… Expand
Abstract High-resolution physical and biological measurements were carried out in May–June 2007 during the ‘HABIT-Pontevedra 2007’ survey in Ria de Pontevedra (Galician Rias Baixas, NW Spain) to… Expand
The accumulation of marine toxins in aquatic filterers is a recurrent event that imposes serious risks to human health and important economic losses. While d...
Despite evidence of internal waves in the NW Iberian upwelling region, their action and role on nutrient supply dynamics and phytoplankton community structure remain unexplored. A multidisciplinary… Expand
Abstract Wind reversals and quick transitions from relaxation to upwelling in coastal areas cause major changes in water column structure, phytoplankton distribution and dominance, and rates of… Expand