Upper Klamath Lake cyanobacteria bloom

Upper Klamath Lake cyanobacteria bloom

Detailed Description

The green water, caused by massive blooms of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, as seen in the wake of a boat, is a common sight each summer on Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon. USGS studies how these blooms effect endangered Lost River and shortnose suckers in the lake.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Klamath Falls, OR, US

Credits

USGS, Western Fisheries Research Center