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What influence the growth if G. Breve?

Sunlight, temperature, salinity, the amount and types if nutrients available

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When are red tides present?

From August to February but have been documented every month I the year

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How do G. Breve toxins effect fish?

They effect their respiratory systems

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If humans consume tainted seafoods they can become ailmented with

Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning (NSP)

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What are the early symptoms of NSP?

Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal and neurological symptoms

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What are the late symtoms of NSP?

Respiratory asthma like symptoms

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What are the possible outcomes if NSP?

Paralysis

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The most common red tide in Florida is?

A dinoflagellate called Gymnodinium Breve

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A single cellars holoplankton with a calcium carbonate shells

Foraminiferan

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Organisms that spend their entire lives as plankton

Holoplankton

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Organisms that spend only part of their lives as plankton

Meroplankton

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Small, usually microscopic plant plankton that floats or drift in the ocean

Phytoplankton

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A single called holoplankton with a transparent body or shell

Radiolarian

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Small, usually microscopic animal plankton that floats or drifts in the ocean

Zooplankton

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Phytoplankton do what

They are plant plankton, they need light for photosynthesis, live in the photic zone

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Zooplankton do what?

They are animal plankton, most abundant animals in the ocean, don't have to live in the photic zone, feed on phytoplankton or other zooplankton

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Phytoplankton are the primary food producer for all marine?

Food chains

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Phytoplankton produce what precent of oxygen?

80%

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The most common phytoplankton in cold water are

Diatoms

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Dinoflagellates are classified as what?

Between plants and animals

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Dinoflagellates can produce

Bioluminescence

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The most important members of the holoplankton family are

Copepoda

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The most common holoplankton are Foraminiferan and Radiolarian

Foraminiferan and Radiolarian