Brown Tide Bloom (image) DOE/Joint Genome Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption This is an aerial view of Great South Bay, N.Y., during a brown tide bloom in June 2008. Billions of A. anophagefferens cells per liter crowded into the coastline and turned the water brown. Credit Suffolk County Department of Health Services Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.