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1st Sherkin International Conference
& Workshop 1987

"The Problems of Toxic
Dinoflagellate Blooms in Aquaculture"


(plus postage: Ireland - 2.50; UK & Europe - 4.50;
Rest of the World - 4.50)

Workshop Participants:

Dr. D.G. Baden, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, Florida, USA.

Prof. B. Mck Bary, University College, Galway, Ireland.

Dr. B. Dale, Department of Geology, University of Oslo, Norway.

Dr. L. Edler, Department of Marine Ecology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden.

Mr. S. Fraga, Instituto Espanol de Oceanografica, Vigo, Spain.

Dr. I.R. Jenkinison, Agency for Consultatation and Research in Oceanography, Nice, France.

Dr. G.M. Hallegraeff, CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Prof. T. Okaichi, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Takamatsu, Japan.

Mr. K. Tangen, OCEANOR, Oceanographic Company of Norway, Trondheim, Norway.

Dr. F.J.R. Taylor, Departments of Oceanography and Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Dr. A.W. White, Sea Grant Program, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Mass, USA.

Dr. C.M. Yentsch, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA.

Dr. C.M. Yentsch, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA.






Workshop Report

Site assessment and dinoflagellate monitoring

Hydrological data required

Phytoplankton monitoring

Site selection

Pilot project


Hydrological and ecological modelling

Remote outbreaks


Increase and spreading of toxic blooms

Government - Science - Aquaculture relationship

Appendix - Names of the red tide organisms

Summaries of papers presented at the conference, 11-12 June, 1987

Maps showing global distribution of human intoxications by PSP, DSP and NSP, and fish kills

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