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Contact: David Gilbert
DOE/Joint Genome Institute

Brown Tide Bloom

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

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