Demographics and Spatio-Temporal Signature of the Biotoxin Domoic Acid in California Sea Lion ( Zalophus californianus ) Stranding Records

@inproceedings{Bejarano2017DemographicsAS,
  title={Demographics and Spatio-Temporal Signature of the Biotoxin Domoic Acid in California Sea Lion ( Zalophus californianus ) Stranding Records},
  author={Adriana C Bejarano and Frances M. D. Gulland and Tracey Goldstein and Judy St. Leger and Michele Hunter and Lori H. Schwacke and Frances VanDolah and Teri K. Rowles},
  year={2017}
}
California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in otherwise good nutritional condition have been consistently affected by the marine biotoxin domoic acid since the late 1990s. In this study we evaluated the temporal and spatial stranding patterns of suspected and confirmed cases of domoic acid intoxicated sea lions from 1998 to 2006, using records of strandings along the California coast obtained from members of the California Marine Mammal Stranding Network. The majority of domoic acid cases… CONTINUE READING
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