: Karenia mikimotoi
: (Miyake & Kominami ex Oda) Gert Hansen & Moestrup, 2000
: 233024
Species Taxonomy
: Brachidiniaceae
: Gymnodiniales
: Dinophyceae
: Myzozoa
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Not entered
: Not entered
Phytoplankton (Adult)
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? Yes
Comments: Fish and Shellfish kills (Li et al. 2017;2019; Kim et al. 2020).
References: Li, X., Yan, T., Lin, J., Yu, R., and Zhou, M., 2017. Detrimental impacts of the dinoflagellate Karenia mikimotoi in Fujian coastal waters on typical marine organisms. Harmful Algae, 61, pp.1-12.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2016.11.011 Li, X., Yan, T., Yu, R., and Zhou, M., 2019. A review of Karenia mikimotoi: Bloom events, physiology, toxicity and toxic mechanism. Harmful algae, 90, p.101702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2019.101702 Kim, D., Li, W., Matsuyama, Y., Matsuo, A., Yagi, M., Cho, K., Yamasaki, Y., Takeshita, S., Yamaguchi, K., and Oda, T., 2020. Strain-dependent lethal effects on abalone and haemolytic activities of the dinoflagellate Karenia mikimotoi. Aquaculture, 520, p.734953. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.734953
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.