Microcystis aeruginosa Microscopic View

Image: Microcystis aeruginosa Microscopic View

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.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1740 x 1719

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Location Taken: Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge, NC, US