: Alexandrium acatenella
: (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985
: 231873
Species Taxonomy
: Ostreopsidaceae
: Gonyaulacales
: 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? Yes
Comments: PSP producer (Anderson et al. 2012).
References: Anderson, D. M., Alpermann, T. J., Cembella, A. D., Collos, Y., Masseret, E. and Montresor, M., 2012. The globally distributed genus Alexandrium: multifaceted roles in marine ecosystems and impacts on human health. Harmful algae. 14, 10-35.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.