Microcystis aeruginosa Bloom

Image: Microcystis aeruginosa Bloom

Detailed Description

Microcystis is one of the most common bloom-forming cyanobacteria, AKA, blue-green algae.  Many strains of this species produce a family of potent liver toxins, the microcystins.

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Image Dimensions: 3072 x 2304

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Location Taken: Lake Dora, FL, US