Researchers find levels of harmful algae in Northport Harbor

? Officials say they have made a disturbing discovery in the waters of Northport Harbor. Newsday says researchers found levels of harmful algae never seen

NORTHPORT - ? Officials say they have made a disturbing discovery in the waters of Northport Harbor. Newsday says researchers found levels of harmful algae never seen before in New York. Researchers say the algae produces a toxin that can make people sick if they eat infected shellfish. Northport Harbor has been off limits to shellfish harvesting for years. Officials are worried that the algae could spread to active fishing areas.

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