Catalogue | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

Catalogue

This search interface gives access to the reference database of VLIZ, an extensive collection of (inter)national marine scientific literature references.

You can limit your search to the Belgian marine literature only or to the VLIZ Library catalogue only by checking the 'VLIZ Library' box.

New search
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Print this page

Unialgal culture of Pseudonitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) species a Domoic Acid (AD) toxin producer, local of Oman Sea
Nazari, M.; Attaran Fariman, G. (2021). Unialgal culture of Pseudonitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) species a Domoic Acid (AD) toxin producer, local of Oman Sea. International Journal of Aquatics Research 2(1): 1-8
In: International Journal of Aquatics Research. Green Wave Publishing: Canada. , more
Peer reviewed article  

Available in  Authors 

Keywords
    Pseudonitzschia Yamaguti, 1965 [WoRMS]
    Marine/Coastal
Author keywords
    Isolation, Phytoplankton, Chabahar Bay, Pseudonitzschia

Authors  Top 
  • Nazari, M.
  • Attaran Fariman, G.

Abstract
    Diatom Pseudonitzchia is a poisonous genus of family Bacillariaceae causing harmful algal bloom in coastal waters in many parts of the world. At the time of bloom, these diatoms produce domoic acid and neurotoxin that cause Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) and can change ecosystems equilibrium following mortality of important groups like marine mammals and seabirds. In addition, it can threaten human health via food chains. Several cases of neurological disorder observed in humans 48 hours after consuming shellfishes. During the sampling of coastal waters of Chabahar Bay in February 2019, Pseudonitzchia sp. was observed. In this study, seawater samples were collected for identification and isolation of Pseudonitzchia like phytoplanktons. Then, the single cell diatoms species were isolated and transferred to petri dish including f2 media and maintained in the phycolab at 12L:12D period at 25°C. Morphological observations showed the purified sample was most similar to Pseudonitzchia australia. Due to economic damages of HAB phytoplanktons to the aquaculture industry and threatening health of environment and humans, it is necessary to identify their morphology and phylogeny accurately.

All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors