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Interannual variability of Alexandrium fundyense abundance in the Gulf of Maine
Entry ID: HAB

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Summary
Abstract: Harmful algal blooms, commonly called "red tides" or HABs, are a serious economic and public health problem throughout the world. In the U.S., the most serious HAB problem is paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) , a potentially fatal neurological disorder caused by human ingestion of shellfish that accumulate toxins as they feed on dinoflagellates of the genus Alexandrium. These organisms cause ... View entire text
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Caption:  ECOHAB-Gulf of Maine
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.2   S: 41.78   E: 65.9   W: 70.95

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-04-12
Stop Date: 2002-06-15
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Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=7142

Data Center Personnel
Name: DENNIS MCGILLICUDDY
Phone: +1 508 289 2683
Fax: +1 508 457 2194
Email: mcgillic at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
WHOI
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +1 508 289 2683
Fax: +1 508 457 2194
Email: mcgillic at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
WHOI
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-08-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18


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