Seafood toxins and ocean warming

A study based on US West Coast oceanic and shellfish data finds that surges of the potent algal neurotoxin domoic acid to levels in seafood that pose a threat to human health are associated with the warm phases of climate oscillations that increase sea surface temperature along the US West Coast. - Read at PNAS.org

Article #16-06798: “Climatic regulation of the neurotoxin domoic acid,” by S. Morgaine McKibben et al.