A publication sponsored in part by NCCOS presents a retrospective analysis of harmful algal bloom (#HAB) related mortality events in California, Washington, and Rhode Island between 2007 and 2018 involving 12 species of seabirds documented the levels, ranges, and patterns of the algal toxins domoic acid and saxitoxin on digestive/regulatory organs and body fluids collected from birds during these HAB events. New information on HAB toxin levels in seabirds is provided. Fig. 1 below - Map of locations of large mortality events and associated impacted species between 2007–2018. Each species grouping is represented by color in the legend, and one east coast mortality event (Kent County and Providence County, Rhode Island) has been excluded.coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/algal-toxins-found-in-u-s-seabirds/- ... See MoreSee Less
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Keep an eye out for bioluminescence at night in Orange County this weekend! Our Imaging FlowCytobot off Newport Beach Pier and weekly phytoplankton sampling has detected a lot of Lingulodinium polyedra that can produce bioluminescencewww.dailybreeze.com/2021/09/09/the-neon-glowing-waves-are-back-and-this-photographer-knows-just-w... ... See MoreSee Less
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NOAA Research Update Call on September 28, 11:30 to 12:30 P.T.Craig McLain will provide the latest news on climate and ocean health research, funding opportunities, recent major accomplishments from OAR laboratories, programs, and Cooperative Institutes, and ocean science updates from the Biden Administration. After his remarks, the floor will be open for any questions and commentsregister.gotowebinar.com/register/229513574064506128 ... See MoreSee Less
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NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region is hiring for one new position in the Groundfish Branch of the Sustainable Fisheries Division. This position will be responsible for management of the groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program and the Limited Entry Sablefish Tier Program.The announcement is open until Tuesday, September 7, 2021.www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612043900?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery ... See MoreSee Less
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