Transport Map

Figure 1. The Gulf of Maine showing major currents, transport pathways, and branch points (arrows), areas with known PSP toxicity (red shading), and offshore zones closed in 2005 & 1989 (outlined in blue and red respectively). Due to limited sampling, the red shaded zones represent a small fraction of the offshore area that may experience PSP outbreaks. Also shown: A. fundyense cyst seedbeds (dashed lines), ECOHAB-GoM domain (blue shaded area), EMCC ? eastern segment of the Maine Coastal Current; WMCC ? western segment; NS ? Nantucket Shoals; BoF ? Bay of Fundy; GSC ? Great South Channel. Question marks denote areas where we do not understand hydrographic forcings of A. fundyense dynamics. (D. Anderson/WHOI)

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