We have wild shellfish toxin testing results to report again this week. Toxin levels were below the regulatory limit considered safe for consumption in the blue mussels from Homer Harbor we submitted for testing. Commercially harvested shellfish are regulated by DEC and considered safe for consumption.
KBNERR website is up and running again, with resources covering HAB species in detail, past weekly updates and links to the KBNERR YouTube channel which has additional resources for monitors. This week in the Inner and Outer Bay Chaetoceros sp. continue to dominate reaching bloom levels in many areas
For more information on this Phytoplankton Update and the Qualitative Analysis of Phytoplankton Data, click here.