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A preliminary investigation of distribution of dinoflagel- late cysts in sediments in Ardtoe region of W. coast of scot - FC0710

Description
R&D Summary Objectives:- Ascertain whether potentially toxic dinoflagellate cysts are present in sediments on the west coast of Scotland. Key customer purposes:- Identify the organism responsible for PSP outbreak in 1990 on the west coast and facilitate setting priorities for future research.
Objective
To ascertain the presence of any potentially toxic dinoflagellate cysts in sediments in the Ardtoe/Loch Kentra area.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1991

To: 1991

Cost: £2,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Westminster
Keywords
Finfish              
Fish Disease              
Fisheries              
Other              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture