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algal

[′al·gəl]
(botany)
Of or pertaining to algae.
(geology)
Formed from or by algae.
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The company is a recognized leader in algal cultivation and has demonstrated its technology at scale.
The multi-agency effort will use ocean color satellite data to develop an early warning indicator for toxic and nuisance algal blooms in freshwater systems and an information distribution system to aid expedient public health advisories.
Algal blooms are the natural result of hot weather conditions, a predominantly static river system and a build-up of nutrients that flow in from the river s urban and rural catchment, Mr Hunter said.
That's because algal blooms are becoming increasingly common in Lake Erie, the water supply for 11 million people living around the Great Lakes.
The first iteration of the device debuted in the Gulf of Maine in 2001, where it was deployed to detect Alexandrium fundyense, (11) an algal species whose toxins cause an illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning.
The marine phenomenon, which scientists refer to as "harmful algal bloom", happens when tiny algae or marine plants rapidly multiply that can often deplete oxygen in the water or produce natural toxins.
According to the report, the algal bloom, which is not toxic to humans or animals, can potentially harm the marine life and change the ecology of the environment beneath it as it blocks sunlight from entering the ocean and sucks oxygen from the water suffocating marine life.
ISLAMABAD -- According to nutritionists, oily or fatty fish are good sources of DHA as supplements or foods fortified with algal DHA, derived from the algae the fish consume, can provide sufficient levels of DHA.
Among bigger algal species, tough cement makers called crustose calcareous algae help hold a reef together and create ridges that withstand pounding waves.
The Metropolitan Sydney South Coast and Hunter Regional Algal Coordinating Committees issued an alert late Tuesday identifying the bloom as Noctiluca scintillans, "which appears pinkish or reddish in water with a similar characteristic to fairy floss.
We assessed bioequivalence of DHA oils in capsules from two different algal strains versus bioavailability from an algal-DHA-fortified food.