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Life Cycle of a Harmful Alga: Alexandrium
Certain species of toxic algae—in this case, Alexandrium—have evolved a cyst stage in their life cycle that promotes wide dispersal through the coastal ocean and long-term survival through difficult environmental circumstances. (Illustration by Jack Cook, WHOI Graphic Services)

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Last updated: July 7, 2014
 


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