Golden Alga and Your Pond: Know the Facts!
- Date of Publication
- August 31, 2021
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Toxic golden alga blooms are responsible for killing more than 34 million fish in Texas public waters. This publication explains how to identify golden alga, how to recognize the symptoms it causes in fish, how to prevent the spread of golden alga, and how to treat contaminated waters.
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