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Subsurface Algae Seeds Surface Harmful Algal Blooms in Southern California
Description: Recently published findings from an NCCOS supported study in the central Southern California Bight indicate that harmful algal blooms (HABs) of Pseudo-nitzschia can develop offshore and below the surface prior to appearance near surface coastal waters. Surface blooms during the study period coincided with periods of upwelling or other processes that caused subsurface algal populations to move higher up in the water column. [Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)]
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Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)
Publish Date: 10/29/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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