Algal Bloom Resources

Data

CDPH Phytoplankton Data

The California Department of Public Health Volunteer Monitoring Program Map Viewer shows abundance of toxic phytoplankton species on a weekly interval. Visit their website to access data.

Organizations

CalHABMAP

The California Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring and Alert Program is implementing a HAB alert network and facilitating information exchange among HAB researchers, managers and the general public.

Cal-PReEMPT

Harmful algal bloom monitoring for California using new technologies for rapid toxin and species detection and tracking.

NOAA HAB Page
Excellent source of up to date information on national HAB programs and research.

Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Information on West Coast HAB species and marine biotoxins.

WHOI HABS Page
Comprehensive HAB site includes photos of HAB species, events and impacted animals.

Get Involved

CDPH Volunteer Monitoring Program
CDPH is always interested in having new volunteers join their monitoring program. The program includes local agencies, school groups, nonprofit organizations, involved citizens, and many others.

Report a HAB event
Report a red tide or other unusual marine sighting on the Jellywatch website or with the Jellywatch app.

Support HABs Legislation
Get notified of HAB legislation updates.