Prominent Human Health Impacts from Several Marine Microbes: History, Ecology, and Public Health Implications
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  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. . 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 . Reprinted with permission from Oceanography.