Harmful Algae Toxins Found In 13 Alaskan Marine Animals

Nature World: Harmful algae toxins have been found in as many as 13 marine animals living in Alaska, according to a new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Researchers examined the stomach content, urine and feces of whales, walruses, sea lions, seals, porpoises and sea otters in the search of two types of toxins: domoic acid and saxitoxin. "What really surprised us was finding these toxins so widespread in Alaska, far north of where they have been previously documented in......

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