Publications

Cyanobacterial ("blue-green algae") toxicity

Description

Cyanobacteria produce several types of toxins, the most common being liver toxins. Nerve toxins are more rare, but can cause periodic loss of wildlife. Some cyanobacteria case skin irritation. In Alberta, numerous cases of animal poisonings have occurred and reports of human illness linked to cyanobacteria also exist.

Tags
Blue-green algae Cyanobacteria Water quality

Title and publication information

Alternative Title

Cyanobacterial Toxicity

Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment (1971-1992,1999-2011)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment
Subject (LCSH)

Cyanobacterial toxins.

Subject (LCSH)

Cyanobacterial blooms.

Subject (LCSH)

Cyanobacteria.

Subject (LCSH)

Algal blooms.

Resource Dates

Date Created

2008-01-01

Date Added

2015-08-24T17:27:45.230770

Date Modified

2008-01-01

Date Issued

2008-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9780778563020

ISBN (print)

9780778563013

Local Identifier

W0704

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks