Gambierdiscus toxicus

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Gambierdiscus toxicus
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Dinoflagellata
Class: Dinophyceae
Order: Gonyaulacales
Family: Goniodomataceae
Genus: Gambierdiscus
Species: Gambierdiscus toxicus

Gambierdiscus toxicus is a species of Dinoflagellates. It is the agent for ciguatera.[1] It produces maitotoxin and ciguatoxin.


  1. ^ "Cook Islands Biodiversity : Gambierdiscus toxicus - Ciguatera Dinoflagellate". Retrieved 2012-06-08. 

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