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Toxic 'marine snow' can sink quickly, persist at ocean depths


November 28, 2016

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Researchers at North Carolina State University found that a specific neurotoxin can persist and accumulate in "marine snow" formed by the algae Pseudo-nitzschia, and that this marine snow can reach significant depths quickly. These findings have implications for food safety policies in areas affected by toxic marine algal blooms.Full Story

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North Carolina State University

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