Pfiesteria


Pfiesteria
a toxic dinoflagellate, Pfiesteria piscicida, implicated in lesions on fish and in major fish kills both in aquaculture and the wild. Warm water, high nutrient levels and low dissolved oxygen levels appear to favour the development of this dinoflagellate which becomes toxic in the presence of fish schools. The trigger for toxicity may be fish secretions or faeces. This toxicity is controversial and still under investigation

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Pfiesteria — cf. piscicida Systematik Stamm: Dinozoa Unterstamm: Dinoflagellat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Pfiesteria — Pfie·ster·ia fē stir ē ə, fis tir n a genus of dinoflagellates including one (Pfiesteria piscicida) found in waters esp. along the middle and southern Atlantic coast of the U.S. that produces a toxin which causes skin lesions in fish, that feeds… …   Medical dictionary

  • pfiesteria — fēˈstirēa, fisˈtir noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Lois Ann Pfiester Fink died 1992 American microbiologist + New Latin ia : a genus of dinoflagellates including one (Pfiesteria piscicida) found in waters especially along the… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pfiesteria — pfie·ster·ia …   English syllables

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