Biological Scientist

Jeff GuenthnerName
Jeff Guenthner

Position
Biological Scientist

Section
Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Harmful Algal Blooms

Education
B.S. Environmental Science, Aquaculture Science, Florida Institute of Technology

Research Interests
HABs, Florida red tide, estuarine ecology

Current Activity
I currently help manage the HAB Historical Database



FWC Facts:
Saxitoxin, the compound that produces paralytic shellfish poisoning, was used in suicide pills for U.S. U-2 spy plane pilots in the Cold War in case of crash and potential capture.

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