Manual on Harmful Marine Microalgae. 2nd revised edition.
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Following a general introduction on harmful algal blooms, the Manual proper is composed of four parts: Methods, Taxonomy, Monitoring and Management, and Appendices. The Methods section covers oceanographic field-sampling techniques, algal-culture methods, cell counting, the use of antibody and DNA probes, instru- mental toxin-analysis techniques for paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP), diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP), amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP), ciguatoxins and cyanobacterial toxins, as well as biochemical methods and mammalian bioassays for selected algal toxins. Cyst methodologies are also included. The Taxonomy section starts with a general introduction on ‘what is a species’, followed by detailed accounts of the taxonomy of dinoflagellates, haptophytes, diatoms, raphidophytes, cyanobacteria and cysts. The Monitoring and Management section covers environ- mental monitoring, management of shellfish resources and finfish aq.....
Series;NrMonographs on Oceanographic Methodology; 11
CitationHallegraeff, G.M.; Anderson, D.M.; Cembella, A.D. and Enevoldsen, H.O. (eds) (2004) Manual on Harmful Marine Microalgae. 2nd revised edition. Paris, France, UNESCO, 793pp. (Monographs on Oceanographic Methodology, 11). DOI: https://doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1370
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