Elevated Reports of Suspected Domoic Acid – April 2017

Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) serves Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. CIMWI is receiving elevated reports of sick California sea lions we suspect to be suffering from domoic acid toxicity. What is domoic acid? Domoic acid (DA) is often referred to as “Red Tide” and it is produced by a naturally occurring algal [...]

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