Figure 2: Upper left: life cycle of A. fundyense. Upper middle: distribution of cysts (number of cysts cm-3) in the upper 3cm of sediment derived from a 1997 survey of the Gulf of Maine [98] and surveys of the Bay of Fundy in 1981 (White and Lewis, 1982), 1982, and 1983 (data provided by Jennifer Martin, DFO). Upper right: schematic of the Maine Coastal Current, reprinted from McGillicuddy et al. [99]. Branch points are located at (1) Penobscot Bay, (2) Cape Ann, and (3) Great South Channel. Seven segments of the current are indicated: (E)astern, (J)ordan, (W)estern, (M)assachusetts, (S)tellwagen, (N)antucket, and (G)eorges Bank. Dashed white lines denote state boundaries of Maine (ME), New Hampshire (NH), and Massachusetts (MA). From Backer and McGillicuddy [100]. Reprinted with permission from Oceanography.