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Synonyms for cyanobacteria

predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll

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8G is the world's first effervescent tablet containing eight power-packed greens: blue green algae, organic aloe vera, barley grass, spinach, kale, spirulina, chlorella and wheatgrass.
Discussion with the vet indicated that the signs and symptoms observed may be indicative of blue green algae poisoning.
It is not the first time Blue Green Algae has appeared at the Acton lake.
Owners should seek immediate veterinary attention if they suspect their dog may have been exposed to blue green algae.
Blue green algae can cause allergic reactions including itchy and irritated eyes and skin and hay fever like symptoms.
Communications director David Hart said: "Last year, because of blue green algae, it wasn't possible to stage the event.
An explosion in the population of potentially poisonous blue green algae at Llyn Padarn last year is also being investigated, in a bid to improve the water quality there.
Ying Jia has made a discovery about the relationship between blue green algae found in the sea and the viruses that attack them.
A spokesman from Environment Agency Wales said: We have sampled the algae at Llyn Cefni and have confirmed the presence of blue green algae (cyanobacteria) that is above the warning level.
The islands of reeds, measuring more than 230 sq metres, will be launched at Engine Pool, one of the Earlswood Lakes, near Henley in Arden, as part of the battle to control blue green algae.