Red tides and paralytic shellfish poisoning in the Philippines
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Monitoring and investigative work undertaken in the Philippines regarding dinoflagellate blooms are described. Chronological observations of the occurrence of red tides, aerial surveys, spatial distribution of the dinoflagellate and the physical environment are discussed. Fishing and the examination of gut content of fish and mussels and bioassay tests are detailed. Incidents of paralytic shellfish poisoning in the Philippines are considered briefly.
Estudillo, R. A., & Gonzales, C. L. (1984). Red tides and paralytic shellfish poisoning in the Philippines. In A. W. White, M. Anraku, & K.-K. Hooi (Eds.), Toxic Red Tides and Shellfish Toxicity in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of a Consultative Meeting held in Singapore 11-14 September 1984 (pp. 52-79). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Ottawa, Canada: International Development Research Centre.