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Blue-green Algae
Cyanophyta
Anabaena spp.

  

Anabaena spp.

Anabaena circinalis

Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA siteCyanosite - Purdue University

Additional drawings/artwork
Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA siteHawaii Botany

Additional Photos:
Globe icon indicates a link to a non-NOAA siteGLNPO - Plankton of the Great Lakes
Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA siteOhio University

A. circinalis, A. flos-aquae, A. spiroides, A. aequalis, A. affinis, A. augustumnalis, A. azollae, A. bornetiana, A. catenula, A. felisii, A. helicoidea, A. inaequalis, A. lapponica, A. levanderi, A. limnetica, A. macrospora, A. oscillarioides, A. planctonica, A. scheremetievi, A. subcylindrica, A. torulosa, A. unispora, A. variabilis, A. verrucosa, A. viguieri, A. wisconsinense

Taxonomy and Scientific Profile: Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA site Cyanodb

Scientific Profile: Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA siteBiological Sciences, University of Paisley - Biodiversity Reference - Anabaena

Profile: unbranched filaments composed of spherical cells

planktonic, epiphytic or epibenthic, bloom-forming

Some species/strains may produce toxins (anatoxins, saxitoxins, microcystins, and lipopolysaccharides)

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