Pfiesteria piscicida

USDA. National Agricultural Library.


Read publications and/or abstracts on the topic; also see citations of older documents.



Tree of Life Web Project.

Dinoflagellates are perhaps best known causes of harmful algal blooms such as 'red tides' that can kill fish and/or shellfish either directly, because of toxin production, or by other means. "Dinoflagellate toxins are among the most potent biotoxins known."

Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Covers these Pfiesteria-related topics: who's involved, areas affected, chronology, who to contact; provides press releases, technical information and fact sheets. Also provides access to various reports, including the Report of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Citizens Pfiesteria Action Commission"> (the Hughes Report).

Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

Describes current studies being conducted at VIMS that "has important implications for scientists trying to understand the basic biology of Pfiesteria species and the possible role these dinoflatellates may play in estuarine fish kills and fish-lesion events."

North Carolina State University. Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology.

An extensive bibliography of scholarly articles published by the Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology, including several that deal with Pfiesteria.

Pamlico County (North Carolina).

Provides an overview of Pfiesteria management efforts in Pamlico County, North Carolina.