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Gomphosphaeria spp.

  

Gomphosphaeria spp.

Gomphosphaeria sp.

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

Profile: Cells at the ends of branching gelatinous strands which radiate from the center of the colony

Like nearly all blue-green algae, this genus may produce lipopolysaccharides capable of causing skin irritation and gastrointestinal distress.

Gomphosphaeria aponina, Gomphosphaeria lacustris

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