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Image : Researchers Report Potential for a Moderate New England 'Red Tide' in 2011

Alexandrium fundyense
Cysts of Alexandrium fundyense, the algae notorious for producing a toxin that accumulates in clams, mussels, and other shellfish and can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning in humans who consume them.
(Don Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Last updated: July 23, 2015

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