Tide pushing shellfishers into red

Rick Hampson, USA Today

This USA Today article provides very general information about the 2005 red tide outbreak off the Gulf of Maine. It offers possible explanations for the outbreak, what is being done to protect people from hazards related to red tide, and how the outbreak has devastated local shellfishers.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeywords: HAB, harmful algal blooms