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NOAA ship aids West Coast algae bloom study

Aug 27

NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada is supporting an effort by NOAA Fisheries and university scientists to chart an extensive harmful algal bloom that spans much of the West Coast. The bloom involves some of the highest concentrations of the natural toxin domoic acid ever observed in Monterey Bay and off the Central Oregon Coast. Learn more about the study in this NOAA Fisheries web story.



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