Harmful Algal Bloom

Science / Marine Biology / Harmful Algal Bloom: A bloom of (usually) planktonic microalgae belonging to a strain of a species that has a toxic harmful to marine organisms or humans consuming marine organisms.

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Harmful Noun Synonyms: dangerous, pernicious, deleterious, destructive, damaging, bad, detrimental, injurious, unhealthy, noxious, baleful, toxic, poisonous, venomous, baneful
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Nuisance Bloom

Science / Marine Biology / Nuisance Bloom: A rapid increase of one or only a few species of phytoplankton, resulting in densities high enough to cause discoloration of the surface water, possible increase of toxins, and degradation of water qu MORE

Harmful Algal Bloom

Science / Marine Biology / Harmful Algal Bloom: A bloom of (usually) planktonic microalgae belonging to a strain of a species that has a toxic harmful to marine organisms or humans consuming marine organisms. MORE

Bloom (Phytoplankton)

Science / Marine Biology / Bloom (Phytoplankton): A population burst of phytoplankton that remains within a defined part of the water column MORE

Bloom

Life Style / Tea / Bloom: tea taster's term to describe sheen or lustre present to finished leaf MORE

Algal Mat

Science / Geology / Algal Mat: A layered communal growth of algae observed in fossils an in present day tidal zones associated with carbonate sedimentation. MORE

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