COSEE Ocean Systems: News
The catastrophic 2008-2009 red tide in the Arabian gulf region, with observations on the identification and phylogeny of the fish-killing dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides
Description: The authors of this article report on the Cochlodinium species responsible for a severe and widespread harmful algal bloom in the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. It has killed thousands of tons of fish, limited traditional fishery operations, damaged coral reefs, impacted coastal tourism, and forced the closure of desalination plants. [Source: Harmful Algae]
Availability: Summary
Source: Harmful Algae
Publish Date: 2/1/2010
Reading Level: Expert
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