eutrophication

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excessive nutrients in a lake or other body of water, usually caused by runoff of nutrients (animal waste, fertilizers, sewage) from the land, which causes a dense growth of plant life

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It has greatly deteriorated from a productive lake to a heavily polluted and highly eutrophicated basin (Hamza, 1999).
state of eutrophicated lake and biotic response from algal community
Also nutrients input and trophic state increase from west to east, and the gulf is considered one of the most eutrophicated basins in the Baltic Sea area (HELCOM, 2003; Pitkanen et al.
The Gulf of Gdansk is one of the most eutrophicated areas of the Baltic Sea because of large content of organic matter.