Alaska Science Center

ASC Data Repository

SUPERSEDED: Data Associated With Algal Toxin Testing of Common Murres (Uria aalge) and Forage Fish in Alaska, 2015-2017

Data Download [26KB] | Metadata | AK Science Portal | Project Site | Date Range: 2015 - 2017

Provided here are the data used in preparation of the article Van Hemert et al. 2020 (
These data have been combined with additional algal toxin sampling results in an updated U.S. Geological Survey data release.

**Users are strongly encouraged to access the most updated and complete set of algal toxin sampling results from the USGS Alaska Science Center:**

Author(s): Van Hemert, C.; Schoen, S. K.; Litaker, R. W.; Smith, M. M.; Arimitsu, M. L.; Piatt, J. F.; Holland, W. C.; Hardison, D. R.; Pearce, J. M.

Suggested Citation:
Van Hemert, C., Schoen, S. K., Litaker, R. W., Smith, M. M., Arimitsu, M. L., Piatt, J. F., Holland, W. C., Hardison, D. R. and Pearce, J. M., 2020, Data associated with algal toxin testing of Common Murres (Uria aalge) and forage fish in Alaska, 2015-2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Referenced Publication(s):

Van Hemert, C., S. K. Schoen, R. W. Litaker, M. M. Smith, M. L. Arimitsu, J. F. Piatt, W. C. Holland, D. R. Hardison, and J. M. Pearce. 2020. Algal toxins in Alaskan seabirds: Evaluating the role of saxitoxin and domoic acid in a large-scale die-off of Common Murres. Harmful Algae 92:101730. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2019.101730

DataID: 273 | doi:10.5066/P9UNY0FR | Date Posted Online: 2020-01-10 | Last Updated: 2022-07-20 12:10:59

Not finding what you are looking for? Let us know by contacting