Species of the planktonic diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia of the Pacific coasts of Mexico

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Species of the diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia are common in the marine phytoplankton world-wide. Some species of this genus have been proved to be source of domoic acid (DA), a powerful toxin causing Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) in humans and probably mass mortality in sea birds and mammals. Net plankton samples obtained during several cruises and… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1003471828302

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