Question 1: California coastal waters also experience seasonal blooms of Pseudo-nitzschia, a ________ known to produce domoic acid, the neurotoxin responsible for amnesic shellfish poisoning.
Question 2: Freshwater algal blooms are the result of an excess of nutrients, particularly ________.
Question 4: Typically, only one or a small number of ________ species are involved, and some blooms may be recognized by discoloration of the water resulting from the high density of pigmented cells.
Question 5: A widely-used measure of algal and cyanobacterial ________ concentration.
Question 6: Of particular note are harmful algal blooms (HABs), which are algal bloom events involving toxic or otherwise harmful phytoplankton such as ________ of the genus Alexandrium and Karenia.
Question 8: These blooms of organisms cause severe disruptions in fisheries of these waters as the toxins in the phytoplankton cause filter-feeding ________ in affected waters to become poisonous for human consumption . [12 ]
Question 9: Excess [2 ] ________ and nitrogen have also been suspected as causes.
Question 10: Researchers at ________ in Miami are experimenting with using 640-kilohertz ultrasound waves that create micropressure zones as hot as 3,700 °C.