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20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point
Regions Black Sea
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Website http://www.imas.utas.edu.au/
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Degree Marine Biologist
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities HABs distribution in southern Fjords of Chile
Research Region Southern fjords of Chile
Working languages Spanish, English
Skills/Expertise Study of marine Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) with emphasis in the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella. Studies on biological modeling, oceanography, remote sensing, eutrophication processes, toxicology, genetic linkages and ichthyotoxicity.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Jorge MARDONES)

Mardones, J.I., Bolch, C., Varela, D., Untari, L., Hallegraeff, G.M. 2015. Mating compatibility and encystment characteristics of Alexandrium catenella from Chilean southern fjords. Proceedings 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae.
Mardones, J.I., Dorantes-Aranda, Juan José, Nichols, P., Hallegraeff, G.M., 2015. Ichthyotoxicity by the dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella from Chilean fjords: Synergistic action of ROS and PUFA, but no role for PST. Submitted to Harmful Algae
Dorantes-Aranda Juan José, Seger, A., Mardones, J.I., Nichols, P.D., Hallegraeff, G.M. 2015. Progress in understanding algal bloom-mediated fish kills: the role of superoxide radicals, phycotoxins and fatty acids. Submitted to PlosOne.
Dorantes-Aranda Juan José, Seger, A., Mardones, J.I., Place, A., Hallegraeff, G.M. 2015. Improvements to the RT gill-W1 fish gill assay for ichthyotoxins: A comparison of the potency of different toxins fraccions and extracts tested with different microplate materials. Proceedings 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae.
Mardones, J., Clément, A. & Rojas, X. 2011. Monitoring potentially ichthyotoxic phytoflagellates in southern fjords of Chile. Harmful Algae Newsletter, 45. p. 7-8. http://www.e-pages.dk/ku/542/6
Mardones, J., Clément, A., Rojas, X. & Aparicio, C. 2010. Alexandrium catenella during 2009 in Chilean waters and recent expansion to coastal ocean. Harmful Algae Newsletter, 41. p. 8-9. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002121/212126e.pdf
Giesecke, R., Clément, A., Garcés-Vargas, J., Mardones, J.I., González, H.E., Caputo, L., Castro, L. 2014. Massive salp outbreaks in the inner sea of Chiloe Island (Southern Chile): Possible Causes and Ecological Consequences. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res., 42(3): 604-621.

Created: 2009-09-28 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by Jorge MARDONES