Thursday, May 16, 2019
Marine Bio 4.03
r 1. Name two types of sickness you can beat from phytoplankton in Florida, and describe how you can get them. What symptoms led to the diagnosis of our patients? Some of the major diseases argon NSP, and PSP which typically come from Brevetoxins, Saxitoxins, Gonyautoxins, & many more. The typical symptoms includerespiratory distress, allergic reactions and skin conditions 2. Explain how an HAB outbreak can have a devastating economic impact.The impact can be devastating because there are assortments of the fish that are caught that whitethorn have been contaminated with toxic algae and many fish are killed as a result. 3. Why do you think it can be difficult to determine the causes of HAB related illnesses and events? Many of the symptoms are like every sickness which include sniffling, coughing, sneezing, running nose, itchy eyes and a sore throat. it may be confused as a common cold or fever. 4. Summarize how the conditions found in the Gulf of Mexico contribute to the overgrowt h of phytoplankton.The Gulf of Mexico is a highly polluted area, due to the run-off from the coasts. Run-off comes in the from fertilizers and pesticides from farming that often collect in rivers that most of the time flows rightinto the Gulf. 5. Explain how a Harmful algal Bloom can impact an ecosystem. Many of the harmful algal blooms release toxins as they grow larger. alga blooms grow quickly. As they grow they starve the air of oxygen andblock sunlight which many aquatic plants and animals need to survive. 6.