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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
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]
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