What Is Water Blooms

Water blooms

Algae grow abundantly in water reservoirs where and (especially nitrates of nutrients and excess sulphates) are available to them. Such an algal growth floats on the water surface and looks like foam or soap lather. It is called water bloom. members of Amongst bloom-forming algae, Anabaena, (e.g Microcystis, Cyanophyceae Oscillatoria, etc.) are common.

Water blooms deplete oxygen of water reservoirs and, therefore, aquatic animals die of deoxygenation. Bloom forming algae also release certain toxins which cause death of aquatic as well as domestic animals.

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