Evolution of PSP Toxicity in Shellfish from the Beagle Channel (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina): An Overview

@inproceedings{Goya2014EvolutionOP,
  title={Evolution of PSP Toxicity in Shellfish from the Beagle Channel (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina): An Overview},
  author={Alejandra Beatriz Goya and Santiago Acurio Maldonado},
  year={2014}
}
The Beagle Channel (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina) is the southernmost area of the world for commercial shellfish harvest. Since 1985, Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) monitoring activities have been performed in samples of shellfish taken from different places from the Channel. Up to 1992, there were no outbreaks of toxicity in shellfish, and no detectable PSP levels were recorded in most of the samples. In mid-January, 1992, a toxicity increase was detected in mussels Aulacomya ater sampled at… CONTINUE READING

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