Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Marine Biology | Other Plant Sciences

Abstract

TIny phytoplankton organisms known as dinoflagellates can accumulate and cause toxic blooms that can kill fish and even make people ill. It's rare in Long Island Sound but can happen. What drives this phenomenon? Professor Hans G. Dam and his lab team explain in this easy-to-understand article.

Comments

Article excerpted from Wrack Lines Volume 11 No. 2, Fall/Winter 2011-12. Peg Van Patten, editor.

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