algal bloom

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algal bloom

an extensive growth of algae in a water body, usually as a result of the phosphate content of fertilizers and detergents.
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If you think your dog has gotten into a toxic algae bloom, get the pet out as quickly as possible and rinse the animal off immediately with clean water, Schildt and San Filippo said.
I'm interested in trying the raft system, putting a raft directly in the creek, but I have concerns about algae blooms that occurred downstream from us at a cove area on the lake last year.
Environmentalists have raised alarms about harmful algae blooms for decades, but state legislators have largely ignored them.
Staff with the Sarasota, Florida Mote Marine Laboratory remove the body of a dolphin -- one of 48 found dead in southwest Florida between July and August, as a harmful algae bloom known as red tide kills masses of marine life in coastal waters (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)
"Throw in the added shade from an algae bloom and shallow weeds are hard for walleyes to resist," he says.
"It is known that this is the season in which algae bloom, as it is winter.
Caption: An image of a blue-green algae bloom taken by Discovery Air Fire Services, showing its scope and proximity to occupied cabins.
Just recently, we had our own water crisis in my corner of Ohio, near Toledo, when an algae bloom tainted our water supply.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- An algae bloom, or "green tide," has quickly expanded across 35,000 square km of waters off China's eastern coast, the country's maritime authorities said Wednesday.
- September 30, 2014: An estimated 280,000 salmon died off the coast of British Columbia after toxic algae bloom.
* The first official report of dead livestock associated with a blue-green algae bloom occurred in Australia in 1878.