also produces large quantities of carbohydrates, which can be converted into bioethanol.
Had the alga
not been contained, "it would have irreversibly changed the ecosystem in California's near-shore coastal environment,' says Tim Keeney, deputy assistant secretary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Caracterizacion floristica y zonacion de las algas
bentonicas marinas del puerto de La Coruna (NO Peninsula Iberica).
For example, when they kidnapped the resident damselfish, other fish and sea urchins ate up the alga
Banugues, litoral inferior, sobre otras algas
, [presenta tetrasporocistes], 09-03-1997, M.
Baden's group recently showed that an alga
unrelated to K.
Since the phosphatic clay performed so well against the red tide alga
and was literally free for anyone willing to cart it away, Sengco and his Woods Hole colleagues are working out the best ways to use it in trials in Florida and the Pacific Northwest.
Both are prime nutrients for the red-tide alga
Karenia brevis, Lenes notes.
Scientists reported last week that they've found genetic confirmation of their assumption that a newfound rogue alga
in California waters is the same strain that has been smothering seafloor communities in the Mediterranean (SN: 7/4/98, p.