Harmful Algal Bloom

A Harmful Algal Bloom is a rapid increase in the population of algae in an aquatic system that leads to harmful/detrimental effects in aquatic life and humans, usually through oxygen depletion and toxin release.


Defintion submitted by: Catelyn Van Veen

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