Warm Water and Poisoned Clams: What’s Happening off our Coast?
by Shannon Eliot • July 13, 2015
Have you been wondering why we've been seeing sharks in Santa Cruz? Heard about the massive toxic algal bloom off the West Coast? Well it turns out they are related and probably triggered by warm water off the coast.
It's a complicated and highly interactive system, which Mary Miller, Science Partnership Director and Environmental Science Producer/Writer for the Exploratorium, explains in a blog post with some science background from our partners at NOAA.