(Science: microbiology) a form of fish poisoning that results from eating reef fish which are normally nontoxic. Thought to be secondary to a toxic substances which accumulates in the tissues of certain fish at a particularly time of the year.
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... and Dinoflagellata Dinoflagellates produce a neurotoxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) and ciguatera. Alexandrium – produces the saxitoxins responsible for PSP. Large concentrations cause red tides. Gambierdiscus toxicus concentrates in reef ...
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