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Cyanos Activity June 18, 2018

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There were significant changes in cyanobacteria cells concentrations at the North Bay and Center Lake Sites since June 4th (Fig. 1). Cell concentrations of approximately 800 to 1000 cells/mL on June 4th increased to approximately 6,500 and 5,200 cells/mL at the North Bay and Center Lake sites, respectively. These concentrations comprised 70 and 61%, respectively of the pelagic algal cells counted. In comparison, cyanobacteria cells comprised 34 and 61%, respectively of the pelagic algal community on June 4th . 
The concentrations of cyanobacteria cells and total algal cells were still relatively low being under 10,000 cells/mL which was corroborated by the excellent Secchi transparency at the North Bay and…

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