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Microcystis aeruginosa (blue-green algae)

Wikipedia Abstract

Microcystis aeruginosa is a species of freshwater cyanobacteria which can form harmful algal blooms (HABs) that are of economic and ecological importance. They are the most common toxic cyanobacterial bloom in eutrophic freshwater.
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Infraspecies

Ecosystems

Predators

Amnicola limosus (mud amnicola)[1]
Conochilus unicornis (rotifer)[1]
Daphnia galeata (waterflea)[1]
Diaptomus sicilis (calanoid copepod)[1]
Diporeia hoyi (amphipod)[1]
Dreissena bugensis (quagga mussel)[1]
Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)[1]
Mysis relicta (opossum shrimp)[1]
Streptocephalus dichotomus[2]

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Citations

Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory 2Food preference of fairy shrimp Streptocephalus dichotomus (Baird) Crustacea: Anostraca, B. Jesi Selvarani, Journal of Applied Biosciences 16: 840 - 844 (2009)
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