Toxic dinoflagellates and marine mammal mortalities : proceedings of an expert consultation held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Anderson, Donald M.
White, Alan W.
MetadataShow full item record
On May 8 and 9, 1989, a consultation of experts was convened at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to discuss the possible link between natural biotoxins and recent mass mortalities of humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins along the eastern coast of the United States. The focus was on the possible role of dinoflagellate toxins in these events. The objectives of the meeting were to review and assess the existing evidence and to recommend research priorities and needs.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Dynamic energy budgets and bioaccumulation : a model for marine mammals and marine mammal populations Klanjscek, Tin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-06)Energy intake of individuals affects growth of organisms and, therefore, populations. Persistent lipophilic toxicants acquired with the energy can bioaccumulate and harm individuals. Marine mammals are particularly ...
Physiological and behavioral diagnostics of nitrogen limitation for the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense Poulton, Nicole J. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-09)One challenge in phytoplankton ecology is to measure species-specific physiological responses to changes in environmental conditions. Of particular importance in this regard are harmful algal bloom (RAB) species such as ...
Blooms of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine : investigations using physical-biological model Stock, Charles A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2005-02)Blooms of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandriumfundyense are annually recurrent in the western Gulf of Maine (WGOM) and pose a serious economic and public health threat. Transitions between and vital rates within the life ...