Also known as cyanobacteria, blue-green algae are bacteria that share features of both bacteria and algae.
What are blue-green algae? Health Effects Exposure to blue-green algae toxins can cause the following health effects in people: Skin Contact (e.g. swimming or bathing in contaminated water) Skin rashes Itchy skin Irritated ears Irritated eyes Swallowed (e.g. eating contaminated fish or drinking contaminated water) Headaches Nausea Fever Sore throat Dizziness Stomach cramps Abdominal pain […]Learn More About Blue-Green Algae and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)