A Common Murre holds a Pacific sand lance near Gull Island in Alaska

A Common Murre holds a Pacific sand lance near Gull Island, Alaska

Detailed Description

Northern Fulmars, Black-legged Kittiwakes, and Common Murres have all been tested for and contained harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxins. Since 2015, the USGS has worked with a variety of stakeholders to develop testing methods and research projects to better understand the geographic extent, timing and impacts of algal toxins in Alaska marine ecosystems.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2392 x 1913

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Location Taken: AK, US