96048B

96048B
Caption: Gambierdiscus toxicus - salt water dinoflagellate which produces the ciguatera toxin. Ciguatoxin accumulates in the flesh of fish and, when eaten by humans, causes severe illness.
Magnification*: x200
Type: SEM
Copyright 1996 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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