Biologists now say that red tide algal blooms could be the ‘killer of the ocean world’

Scientists have long known that so-called red tide phytoplankton is toxic to marine life, but new research from the University of Connecticut is suggesting that it's actually far deadlier than we feared. Professor Hans Dam from the Department of Marine Sciences has sounded the alarm on the red tide, saying that it… » 7/25/12 1:20pm 7/25/12 1:20pm