Thousands of fish, salamanders and mussels died when golden algae bloomed in the Monongalia County stream that meanders along the West Virginia-Pennsylvania border in 2009.
Baylor University researchers have identified a key component that increases the toxicity of golden algae (Prymnesium parvum).
3-18-04 Officials from the Texas Wildlife and Game commission say tourists should not be scared off golden algae in Lake Texoma.
A toxic golden alga bloom on Lake Granbury that began the first week of January appears to be heading down the Brazos River toward Lake Whitney.
Biologists don't know what causes golden algae to produce toxins that kill fish.
A golden algae bloom killed fish along a 20 mile stretch of the Salt River in July.
Wildlife officials say golden algae killed thousands of fish in a 20-mile stretch of the Salt River.
Golden algae were discovered in Texas in the 1980s.
Robert Mauk, a biologist with Texas Parks & Wildlife Inland Fisheries, points out species of fish likely killed by golden algae in Lake Wichita.