Harvesting of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae Ralfs ex Born. & Flah. var. flos-aquae (Cyanobacteria) from Klamath Lake for human dietary use

  title={Harvesting of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae Ralfs ex Born. \& Flah. var. flos-aquae (Cyanobacteria) from Klamath Lake for human dietary use},
  author={Wayne W. Carmichael and Christian Drapeau and Donald M. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of Applied Phycology},
In western cultures, certain cyanobacteria have beenan accepted source of microalgal biomass for food forabout 30 years, in particular Spirulina(Arthrospira) platensis and S. maxima. Beginning in the early 1980s, another species, Aphanizomenon flos-aquae was adopted for similaruses. This is harvested from Upper Klamath Lake, thelargest freshwater lake system in Oregon. In 1998 theannual commercial production of Aphanizomenonflos-aquae was about 1 × 106 kg. Since thisspecies is not cultured like… 
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