The latest water measurements at the NEMO Observatory site where the Environmental Sample Processor is located 13 miles off La Push, Washington. Data are updated in near-real time. These products are provided to help understand where toxic algae may be moving and the conditions that may influence toxic blooms.
Species Present / Not Detected
Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Abundance)
Quantitative cell abundances of Pseudo-nitzschia pungens. This species can sometimes produce domoic acid which can cause amnesic shellfish poisoning in humans.
Please note that the genetic probes used to detect Pseudo-nitzschia pungens are experimental (H. Bowers, MLML).