June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thick, greenish-black slime -- an algae called Lyngbya
-- continues to smother native vegetation in Kings Bay, blanketing the springs' sandy bottom and impacting the ecosystem and aquatic wildlife.
An integrated Bayesian network approach to Lyngbya
majuscula bloom initiation, Marine Environmental Research 69(1): 27-37.
In 2011, there have not been significant reports of Lyngbya
wollei (and/or Plectonema wollei) in Maumee Bay or the western end of Lake Erie.
But despite the recognized capability of marine strains of the cyanobacterial genus Lyngbya
, and specifically the species L.
Rath and Adhikary,  demonstrated that the exposure of estuarine cyanobacterium Lyngbya
aestuarii to UV-B radiation resulted in differential expression of cellular proteins.
A total number of 6 species of micro algae belonging to the class of Cyanophyceae covering two families such as Oscillatoriaceae (3 species) and Chroococcaceae (3 species) were recorded (Oscillatoria nigra, Lyngbya
majuscula, Spirulina plantensis, Chroococcus turgidus, Aphanocapsa delicatissama, Nitzschia palaceae).
oxytoca Yes (95) No Lyngbya
(a) Yes (45) No Megasphaera (a) Yes (20) No Microcystis (a) Yes (10) No Novosphingobium N.
DIVISION CYANOBACTERIA Order Oscillatoriales Family Oscillatoriaceae Lyngbya
Dennison WC, O'Niel JM, Duffy EJ, Oliver PE, Shaw GR (1999) Blooms of the cyanobacterium Lyngbya
majuscula majuscula in coastal waters of Queensland, Australia.
The freshwater cyanobacterium Lyngbya
wollei forms dense mats in culturally impacted aquatic systems in Alabama and produces saxitoxin, a carbamate alkaloid neurotoxin.
Chlorophytes were very rare, and the whole cyanophyres we re nearly all Lyngbya
identifying triggers for outbreaks of the toxic cyanobacterium Lyngbya