CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU SUSPECT SHELLFISH POISONING.
Safe Shellfish Video
This film, produced by SEATOR walks you through how toxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning get into your food, how to properly take care of shellfish you’d like to get tested, and how to deliver those shellfish to the Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s Environmental Research Lab. (If you are not located in Southeast Alaska, contact Thomas Farrugia to find out where you can get your shellfish tested)
ACHABS Training Video
This video was produced by the WHOI-HABs program and funded by the ECOHAB project “Trophic transfer and effects of HAB toxins in Alaska marine food webs” (PIs: Kathi Lefebvre and Don Anderson). It introduces the ACHABS project and demonstrates how to collect/preserve seawater samples for algal cell enumeration.
HAB Identification Workshop
This webinar workshop was recorded on June 11, 2021, and features a panel of phytoplankton experts discussing how to recognize and identify the main harmful algal bloom species found in Alaska’s marine waters. There are lots of pictures and videos to help viewers get more comfortable looking for these species through a microscope.