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Red Tide DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides information on several microscopic marine algae which are toxic to humans. Examples include Alexandrium, Dinophysis, Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries, and Domoic acid.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-308
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Personal and community health
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Ray Whitley
Nova Scotia Nuseum of Natural History

Author: Marian Zinck
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History