The growth dynamics of Karenia brevis within discrete blooms on the West Florida Shelf

@inproceedings{Redalje2008TheGD,
  title={The growth dynamics of Karenia brevis within discrete blooms on the West Florida Shelf},
  author={Donald G. Redalje and Steven E Lohrenz and Martin Natter and Merritt Tuel and Gary Joseph Kirkpatrick and David F. Millie and Gary L. Fahnenstiel and Frances M. Van Dolah},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract As part of the ECOHAB: Florida Program, we studied three large blooms of the harmful bloom forming dinoflagellate Karenia brevis . These blooms formed on the West Florida Shelf during Fall of 2000 off Panama City, and during Fall 2001 and Fall 2002 off the coastline between Tampa Bay and Charlotte Harbor. We suggest that these blooms represent two different stages of development, with the 2000 and 2001 blooms in an active growth or maintenance phase and the 2002 bloom in the early… CONTINUE READING