17 Jun '15, 5pm

Largest toxic algae bloom in West Coast history may be linked to climate change

, professor of ocean studies at UCSC, released a statement on the toxic algae bloom. “The domoic acid levels are extremely high right now in Monterey Bay, and the event is occurring as far north as Washington state,” he said. “It appears this will be one of the most toxic and spatially largest events we’ve had in at least a decade.” Researchers speculate there will be elevated levels of domoic acid in shellfish and other marine life, including razor clams, crabs, hake and West Coast sardines. When those fish and shellfish are

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