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Alexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech

Publication details
Alexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech 1995: 70

Published in: Balech, E. (1995). The genus Alexandrium Halim (Dinoflagellata). pp. 1-151. Sherkin Island: Sherkin Island Marine Station.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gonyaulax balechii Steidinger

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Florida: Tampa Bay (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gonyaulax balechii Steidinger 1971
Pyrodinium balechii (Steidinger) F.J.R.Taylor 1976
Gessnerium balechii (Steidinger) A.R.Loeblich III & L.A.Loeblich 1979

Nomenclatural notes
Blooms caus oxygen depletion (Lassus et al. 2017), causing fish kills. - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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