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Abstract

Ceratium furcoides (Dinophyceae): an invasive dinoflagellate in an equatorial high Andean reservoir in Colombia.

Abstract

This paper reports on the discovery of the presence of Ceratium furcoides, an invasive dinoflagellate in the La Garcia reservoir, an equatorial high Andean reservoir, in Colombia. The ecology, physiology and distribution of this invasive dinoflagellate are discussed and its effects on the water quality parameters are highlighted.