Study Looks at Cyanobacteria Bloom Effects on Lake Erie’s Food Web

Results of recent research led by scientists at Ohio State University shows how the Lake Erie food web is reacting to cyanobacteria blooms in the western basin. The effort focused on plankton and fish at various sites around the basin.
There were two main parts to the research. One utilized a long-term monitoring data set to judge changes in zooplankton and phytoplankton communities. The other relied on field sampling in the area.

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Related article looks at cost for fixing Lake Erie’s algal blooms


Source: Environmental Monitor 

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