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PREFERRED TERM
algal blooms  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • brown tides
  • harmful algal blooms
  • red tides
SCOPE NOTE
  • Exceptional growth of algae and cyanobacteria in lakes, rivers or oceans due to excessive nutrients or climatic conditions.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/algal%20blooms
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