Map of sampled seabirds with detectable levels of saxitoxin in Alaska

Map of sampled seabirds with detectable levels of saxitoxin in Alaska

Detailed Description

The distribution of sampled seabirds with detectable levels of saxitoxin in Alaska from 2015-2017. Detectable levels of saxitoxin (>1-2 μg/100g) were found in both die-off (31 of 69) and “healthy” (22 of 63) birds. See PDF handout prepared to provide rapid information to the public about test results at: https://www.usgs.gov/media/files/harmful-algal-bloom-toxins-alaska-seabirds-september-2018.

Details

Image Dimensions: 7396 x 4396

Location Taken: AK, US