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Title: Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in the south west region 1989
Author: T.R. Geatches
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: environmental protection report
Abstract:
254 sites were sampled for the presence of cyanobacteria in the South West region of the National Rivers Authority between September 1989 and January 1990. 63 sites (25%) were found to contain cyanobacteria, of these 27 sites (11%) experienced blooms with more than 100 colonies/tal. 16 sites were tested for toxicity using standard mouse toxicity tests. 9 sites (56% of sites tested) were found to be toxic. 300 staff days were spent in the sampling and monitoring of the problem.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Water qualityMonitoringAlgal bloomsToxicity
Geographic Keywords: EA South West
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyanobacteria
Extent: n.p. [93]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2625
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