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Captured in 2002, by Research Epidemiologist, Lorraine Backer; PhD, this image shows a Karenia brevis red tide along the coast of Florida. K. brevis red tide in the Gulf of Mexico is one of the most common types of harmful algal blooms in the United States. Brevetoxin is an algal toxin that is often produced during these blooms.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sarah Segerlind, MPH
Creation Date: 2002
Photo Credit: Lorraine Backer, PhD
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