Some Useful Links Providing Basic Information on Toxic Blooms

Useful Links on Toxic Blooms

There is now a huge scientific literature on Harmful Algal Blooms, ranging from studies of their distributions and basic ecology, to the genetics and physiology related to toxin production.  Much of this information can be difficult for non-scientists to access.  Below are some reviews and basic ‘primers’ on these species, and the threats they pose to animal and human health.

Basic Information on Harmful Algal Blooms

Information from the U.S. government on harmful cyanobacterial (blue-green algal) blooms:

California Resources

Understanding harmful algal blooms, their occurrences across the state, and their health and economic risks (California-centric, but pertain to other locales):

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