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Title: Harmful and nuisance algal blooms in Irish coastal waters 1990 - 1993
Authors: Silke, J.
Jackson, D.
Keywords: Algal bloom
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: ICES
Citation: Silke, J. and Jackson, D. (1993). Harmful and nuisance algal blooms in Irish coastal waters 1990 - 1993. CM documents, L:31, http://prep.ices.dk/sites/pub/CM%20Doccuments/1993/L/1993_L31.pdf
Series/Report no.: CM documents;L:31
Abstract: Algal blooms occur naturally around our coast. These high concentrations of planktonic algae are associated with favourable conditions of light and nutrients, and often occur at stratification/ mixing fronts. Many blooms are completely harmless, and form the diet of shellfish and zooplankton. Some colour the water red or brown. A few species are toxic and can cause fish kills or make shellfish unsafe to eat. The Fisheries Research Centre monitors phytoplankton in order to detect any toxic or potentially harmful blooms. The harmful and nuisance algal events from 1990 to 1993 are described.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10793/1271
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