: Pseudochattonella verruculosa
: (Y.Hara & M.Chihara) S.Tanabe-Hosoi, D.Honda, S.Fukaya, Y.Inagaki & Y.Sako, 2007
: 531446
Species Taxonomy
: Florenciellales incertae sedis
: Florenciellales
: Dictyochophyceae
: Ochrophyta
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? Yes
Comments: Commercial fish kills (MacKenzie et al. 2011; Mardones et al. 2019).
References: MacKenzie, L.A., Smith, K.F., Rhodes, L.L., Brown, A., Langi, V., Edgar, M., Lovell, G. and Preece, M., 2011. Mortalities of sea-cage salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) due to a bloom of Pseudochattonella verruculosa (Dictyochophyceae) in Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. Harmful Algae, 11, pp.45-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2011.07.003 Mardones, J.I., Fuenzalida, G., Zenteno, K., Alves-de-Souza, C., Astuya, A. and Dorantes-Aranda, J.J., 2019. Salinity-growth response and ichthyotoxic potency of the Chilean Pseudochattonella verruculosa. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, p.24. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00024
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.