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Erratum to: Bacterial diversity in toxic Alexandrium tamarense blooms off the Orkney Isles and the Firth of Forth

  • Antje Wichels1Email author,
  • Christian Hummert2,
  • Malte Elbrächter3,
  • Bernd Luckas4,
  • Christian Schütt1 and
  • Gunnar Gerdts1
Helgoland Marine Research200458:183

Published: 6 May 2004

The original article was published in Helgoland Marine Research 2004 58:174

Helgoland Marine Research (2004) s10152-004-0174-6

The address of Malte Elbrächter should be as given above.

The Introduction should begin with the following sentence:

Populations of Alexandrium tamarense around the Orkney Islands produce potent neurotoxins, paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins (Medlin et al. 1998).

The following reference should be included:

Medlin LK, Lange M, Wellbrock U, Donner G, Elbrächter M, Hummert C, Luckas B (1998) Sequence comparisons link toxic European isolates of Alexandrium tamarense from the orkney Islands to toxic North American stocks. Eur J Protistol 34:329–335


Authors’ Affiliations

Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Helgoland, Germany
Chemical and Biological Analyses, WEJ GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Deutsches Zentrum für Biodiversitätsforschung, FI-Senckenberg, Wattenmeerstation Sylt, List/Sylt, Germany
Department of Biology and Pharmacy, Institute of Food Chemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Jena, Germany


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