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Absorption and Fluorescent Characteristics of the Brown Tide Chrysophyte Its Role on Light Reduction in Coastal Marine Environments

  • Charles S. Yentsch
  • David A. Phinney
  • Lynda P. Shapiro
Part of the Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 35)

Abstract

Novel phytoplankton blooms, in particular those detrimental to coastal marine resources, can be conveniently placed into two broad categories. One is where toxic substances produced by the alga detrimently affect the other species growth or aspects of metabolism of other species. The other is where the sheer magnitude of the bloom changes environmental conditions which leads to the demise of other species.

Keywords

Phytoplankton Bloom Brown Tide Coastal Marine Environment Sheer Magnitude Underwater Light Field 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles S. Yentsch
    • 1
  • David A. Phinney
    • 1
  • Lynda P. Shapiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean SciencesWest Boothbay HarborUSA

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