Macroalgal palatability and the flux of ciguatera toxins through marine food webs Edwin Cruz-Rivera, Tracy A. Villareal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2005.09.003 PDF Available Chaeto and turf algae allow the highest density of epiphitic toxic dino's of any sudied algae. (See Table 1.) Even more interesting to me is Appendix A where a variety of macro aglae are listed,... Continue Reading →
Amyloodinium ocellatum has even been reported as a hyperparasite of a trematode parasite on the skin of [fish].
The role of nutrients in decomposition of a thecate dinoflagellate Tamar Zohary, Hans Güde, Utsa Pollingher, Bina Kaplan, Riki Pinkas, Ora Hadas Limnology and Oceanography, Volume 45, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 123–130 DOI: 10.4319/lo.2000.45.1.0123 PDF Available. Because of the low N and P content of thecae (C:N:P atomic ratios >3000:19: 1) relative to protoplasts (276 :51:1), the microbial... Continue Reading →
Role of elevated organic carbon levels and microbial activity in coral mortality David I. Kline, Neilan M. Kuntz, Mya Breitbart, Nancy Knowlton, Forest Rohwer Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 314 (May 22 2006), pp. 119-125 Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/24870119 PDF available Here we experimentally show that routinely measured components of water quality (nitrate, phosphate, ammonia) do... Continue Reading →