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Hematodinium

Hematodinium
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Dinoflagellata
Class: Syndiniophyceae
Order: Syndiniales
Family: Syndiniaceae
Genus: Hematodinium
Chatton & Poisson, 1930 [1]
Species

Hematodinium perezi

Hematodinium is a genus of dinoflagellates. Species in this genus, such as Hematodinium perezi, the type species, are internal parasites of the hemolymph of crustaceans such as the Atlantic blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) and Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus).[2][3][4] Species in the genus are economically damaging to commercial crab fisheries, including causing bitter crab disease in the large Tanner or snow crab fisheries of the Bering Sea.[3]

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