Posted: May 21, 2013 | By: Allie Wilkinson [Popular Mechanics]Harmful algal blooms can turn normal-looking shellfish into toxic payloads that, if eaten, can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to death. This unseen danger unnerves shellfish growers and fisheries managers, who need to know immediately when and where to shut down fisheries to prevent illness. Now, with the help of a new autonomous underwater robot, researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) are one step closer to sniffing out ocean toxins and ensuring that safe seafood ends up on your plate.
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