NCCOS researchers and their partners published in Harmful Algae the first assessment of toxicity differences among the many known strains and species of Gambierdiscus, the dinoflagellate responsible for Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP) ... Read More
A delegation from the Ecosystem Conservation Society of Japan (ECS-J) recently visited the NCCOS laboratory in Beaufort, NC to learn about living shorelines. ECS-J is the largest conservation group in ... Read More
NCCOS Program Manager David Kidwell wasthe invited speaker at the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) October 2014 Annual Meeting special workshop session on novel approaches to mitigate HABs. Kidwell's ... Read More
Light micrograph of K. mikimotoi taken from a bloom sample. Starting in late Sept. 2013, a bloom of the phytoplankton Karenia mikimotoi began, progressed, and ultimately covered most of Kachemak ... Read More
Two scientists from the Korean Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI) visited the NOAA/NOS/NCCOS Marine Biotoxins Program laboratory in Charleston, SC April 2 - 6 to develop a detection method ... Read More
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