Mass. Declares a Red Tide Disaster

CBS; Associated Press

This CBS news article provides very general information about the massive red tide outbreak in New England in 2005. The article states that the outbreak is costing the shellfish industry $3 million per week, forcing Massachusetts to declare a state of emergency. The article features related external links.

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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: harmful algal bloom, HAB