Bacteria Associated with Toxic Clonal Cultures of the Dinoflagellate Ostreopsis lenticularis

Abstract

The marine toxic dinoflagellate Ostreopsis lenticularis has been implicated as the major vector in ciguatera seafood poisoning on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. Studies have demonstrated that associated bacteria play a role in the ciguatoxin production and that different clonal cultures of O. lenticularis harbor different culturable bacteria. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10126-008-9088-7

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