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Title: Red Tides and Shellfish Poisoning
Alternate Title: Redtides
Url: http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za/Envfacts/redtides/
Creator: Maneveldt, Gavin W.
Matthews, Sue
Pitcher, Grant
Van der Vyver, Irma
Publisher: University of the Western Cape
Description: This EnviroFacts informational page discusses how red tide develops and how people might be affected by this phenomenon. It covers physical damage, oxygen depletion, direct poisoning, and indirect poisoning including paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP), diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP), neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP), amnesiac shellfish poisoning (ASP), and aerosol toxins. The page concludes with a discussion of red tide and the role of the sea fisheries research institute.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture -- Fish culture -- Diseases and adverse factors -- Individual diseases, pollutants, parasites, predators, etc., A-Z -- Red tide
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Toxicology -- Special poisons and groups of poisons -- Organic poisons -- Special, A-Z -- Shellfish
Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Algae. Algology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Blooms
Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Algae. Algology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Toxic algae
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Language: English
Rights: Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-29 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2015-11-20 09:10:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
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