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Unformatted text preview: or pinkish orange due to carotenoids, which is a common pigment found in dinoflagellates. Red tide produces neurotoxins which can kill a great amount of invertebrates and fish, while also causing respiratory problems in humans. As the Corpus Christi Caller Times article claimed, recent rainfall in the Corpus Christi area caused the red tide to recede back from the coast. Cooler temperatures are another reason that make the dinoflagellates retreat, but it was unknown how long the recession would last....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course BIO 1407 taught by Professor Grise during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.
- Spring '08