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Salty water causes some freshwater harmful algae to release toxins

October 26, 2018

A new U.S. Geological Survey laboratory study of two potentially toxic types of freshwater cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae,…
Domoic Acid Decoded: Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for How Harmful Algal Blooms Become Toxic

September 28, 2018

A team led by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the J. Craig…
Researcher helping pinpoint massive harmful algal bloom

June 29, 2015

The bloom that began earlier this year and shut down several shellfish fisheries along the West Coast has…
Study of marine life near Newport finds no red flags for toxicity

May 23, 2014

Oregon State University scientists have examined a variety of coastal marine species near Newport, Ore., for concentrations of…
Causes of Toxic Golden Algal Blooms Determined

January 20, 2014

The causes of toxic golden algal blooms in Texas reservoirs are now better understood, according to a new…
Chemical Warfare on Coral Reefs: Suppressing a Competitor Enhances Susceptibility to a Predator

January 10, 2014

Researchers examining the chemical warfare taking place on Fijian coral reefs have found that one species of seaweed…
Sea-faring robot searches for toxic algae in Puget Sound

September 2, 2013

The summer waters that fill Puget Sound often attract more than just swimmers and recreational boaters: The warmer…
Coral Reef 911: Corals Attacked by Seaweed Use Chemical Signals to Summon Help

November 9, 2012

Corals under attack by toxic seaweed do what anyone might when threatened–they call for help. Results reported this week…
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