Microcystins associated with Microcystis dominated blooms in the Southwest wetlands, Western Australia.

@article{Kemp2006MicrocystinsAW,
  title={Microcystins associated with Microcystis dominated blooms in the Southwest wetlands, Western Australia.},
  author={Annabeth Kemp and Jacob John},
  journal={Environmental toxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={125-30}
}
Potentially toxic cyanobacterial blooms are becoming common in the freshwater wetlands on the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia. During summer the dominant bloom-causing species belong to the genera Microcystis and Anabaena and to a lesser extent Aphanizomenon and Nodularia. Although toxic cyanobacteria have been recorded in the Swan-Canning and Peel-Harvey estuaries in Western Australia, very little is known about the blooms in the surrounding freshwater lakes. In this study, a total of 32… CONTINUE READING

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