Sea otters helped by artificial clams

Sea otters helped by artificial clams

In the last five years, 24 sea otters have stranded and died in the Monterey Bay area. Veterinarians noticed a strange yellow coloration to the animals, so they performed necropsies and determined that the cause of death was something pretty unexpected- microcystin. Microcystin is a cyanotoxin produced by algae, and because it’s generally found in […]