blue-green algae

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blue-green algae predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll; occur singly or in colonies in diverse habitats; important as phytoplankton
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Usage

In literature:

The progress, so far as it is physical, can be traced from the lowest blue-green algae right up to man.
"God and the World" by Arthur W. Robinson
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In news:

At the same time the Eel River Chinook salmon run is resurging to levels not seen in 50 years, stream margins in dry years are becoming toxic to humans and animals due to blue green algae blooms.
Another Texoma lake has tested positive for Blue- Green Algae .
Learn to identify blue- green algae .
Conservation Correspondent Bridget Butler talks blue- green algae in this week's Champlain Connection.
The US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is continuing to alert visitors about a blue- green algae bloom in the Allegheny Reservoir.
On Monday, Lakeside Park beach in Mayville was closed because of blue- green algae .
Making the rounds in regional news and local social media of late has been discussion and concern over the presence of blue- green algae in nearby lakes, and whether the potentially harmful blooms could affect Lake Maxinkuckee waters.
The culprit is blue green algae .
TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is sampling recreational bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue- green algae , when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom.
DNR: High Temps Cause Blue- green Algae Blooms.
This week's record high temperatures are causing toxic blue- green algae blooms in many Wisconsin lakes, streams and ponds.
Archival photograph of blue green algae from the Vermont Department of Health.
The state has issued an advisory on the levels of blue- green algae in the Charles River that recommends limiting contact with river water and rinsing with fresh water should contact occur.
Blue- Green Algae Advisory Lifted For Winfield City Lake.
Based on recent news reports and Public Health beach closing notices, this year´s blue- green algae season has clearly begun.
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