A Brown Tide Bloom Index based on the potential harmful effects of the brown tide alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens

  title={A Brown Tide Bloom Index based on the potential harmful effects of the brown tide alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens},
  author={Mary Downes Gastrich and Catherine E. Wazniak},
  journal={Aquatic Ecosystem Health \& Management},
  pages={435 - 441}
Harmful algal blooms are an increasing phenomenon in coastal areas of the world. Recurring harmful brown tides caused by the minute alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens , are a regional problem in the northeast Atlantic states of the United States. Brown tide blooms may cause significant ecological impacts on natural resources. A Brown Tide Bloom Index was developed based on published scientific studies and agency reports that relates concentrations of the brown tide organism to potential negative… 

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