A toxic dinoflagellate bloom and PSP production associated with upwelling in Golfo Nuevo, Patagonia, Argentina


In 1980 Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) was detected for the first time in Patagonia (Argentina), and has been recurring since during spring and summer. Human intoxicantions were recorded during the 1987/88 sumer due to ingestion of mussles. In January, concentrations of 750 000 cell l−1 were observed, decreasing to 3100 cells l−1 twenty days later. At the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00018067


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