Unusual bloom of Tetraselmis sp. in the Valparaiso Bay, Chile

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PIZARRO, MARLENE; ITURRIAGA, RODOLFO; SILVA, ALEJANDRO; GALLEGOS, SONIA;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción

A bloom of Tetraselmis sp. was observed during the first days of January of 2006 in the Valparaiso Bay (32° 57'S; 71° 33'W), producing green coloration of sea and exclusion of phytoplankton species. Previous blooms of Tetraselmis sp. have not been observed in this bay.
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