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Algae Blooms Continue to Take Their Toll on Marine Life
Signs, posted for months this past summer and fall, warned would be swimmers and fishermen that the blue-green algae in the water was toxic to human health, a situation that infuriated and frightened thousands of residents.

Not all areas of the lagoon system have warning signs posted, but experts say the toxic blooms were triggered by polluted water running into the canal. In general, algae blooms occur periodically worldwide, but scientists can’t recall a wave of algal blooms like this, killing fish and shellfish and keeping people out of the water.

The prevailing theory is that increases in nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, fed botht he superbloom and the brown tide blooms.

 
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