Paralytic shellfish poisoning in northwest Spain: the toxicity of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum.

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The highly productive mussel fishery in the Rias Bajas region of northwest Spain has experienced several outbreaks of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) beginning in 1976. In this study, similarities in the HPLC analyses of extracts from toxic shellfish, plankton tows and cultured dinoflagellates from the Rias Vigo and Pontevedra clearly indicate that… (More)

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@article{Anderson1989ParalyticSP, title={Paralytic shellfish poisoning in northwest Spain: the toxicity of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum.}, author={D. M. Anderson and Joseph Sullivan and Beatriz Reguera}, journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology}, year={1989}, volume={27 6}, pages={665-74} }