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Ciguatera Research

Ciguatera Research Programs

Four funding sources for Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP) research each provide different pathways to understanding the dynamics of the toxin and disease


  • ECOHAB program of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science CiguaTOX

  • Greater Caribbean Center for Ciguatera Research (GCCCR) funded by the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation

  • Partnerships in International Research and Education (PIRE) funding by the National Science Foundation

  • ECOHAB CiguaHAB: Ciguatera Investigations in the Greater Caribbean Region: Ecophysiology, Population Connectivity, Forecasting, and Toxigenesis


Publications and Presentations

The CiguaHAB project has produced 28 peer-reviewed scientific publications,
8 new methodologies and technologies, 2 international workshops, and
58 presentations by research investigators, graduate students, and collaborators.

  • Publications

  • Presentations