Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas

Phytoplankton

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

The Phytoplankton Monitoring Network (PMN) was established as an outreach program for monitoring marine phytoplankton and harmful algal blooms (HABs). In the Gulf of Mexico, HAB blooms observed by the network include Alexandrium monilatum, Dinophysis ovum, Karlodinium micrum, Prorocentrum minimum, Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima, Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries, and Pseudo-nitzschia pungens.

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Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Atlas Dataset