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By Kenneth L. Gosner

Greater than 1,000 illustrations, prepared in response to visible similarities, express plant and animal species of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. This consultant comprises details on find out how to find every one species through geographic diversity, tidal diversity, tidal point, season, topography, and weather.

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Do these isolated reports indicate recent introductions or has the species been overlooked? Gymnodinium nolleri is a species of Western Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, with a single report from the Benguela current, Namibia. Thus, present indications are that G. nolleri and G. microreticulatum are/have been species of limited geographic distribution, while G. catenatum is (at least now) distributed in warmer waters of all continents. 2 Diatoms The genus Pseudo-nitzschia is one of the most studied genera and comprises most harmful diatoms known.

Subpacifica, and P. subfraudulenta, while P. , Hasle 2002). Species such as P. australis, P. delicatissima, P. fraudulenta, P. multiseries, P. americana, and P. calliantha are probably also cosmopolitan, despite the paucity of observations from tropical and subtropical waters. High levels of genetic diversity were found among isolates of the toxic P. calliantha, P. delicatissima, and P. multiseries (Evans et al. 2004; Orsini et al. 2004). Similarly, a high level of genetic diversity among 464 isolates of P.

2005). The production of the toxin microcystin is an example of where the use of genetic analysis has not always been helpful in accurately predicting the distribution of a specific phenotypic character. Some studies show that strains that produce microcystin differ in rDNA-ITS sequence from non-toxic strains (Janse et al. 2004). This is in contrast to earlier findings using the cpcBA-IGS as a high-resolution marker (Tillett et al. 2001). , mcyAB that is likely to provide an unambiguous indication of toxic potential.

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