Current estimates of Lake Erie algae toxicity may miss the mark; Study suggests harmful algal bloom toxicity varies over the summer

A new study analyzing toxins produced by Microcystis, the main type of cyanobacteria that compose the annual harmful algal bloom (HAB) in Lake Erie, suggests that the toxicity of the bloom may be overestimated in earlier warm months and underestimated later in the summer. Read the full story by The Beacon.

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