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Anabaena sp.

Fast Fact:

Anabaena sp. was first identified  in 1852.

Other names None.
Seasonal dominance Summer.
Distribution Freshwater.  Found predominantly in the Potomac (above Indianhead) and in the Upper Bay.
References Presscott, G. W. 1951. Algae of the Western Great Lakes. Wm.C. Brown Co. Dubuque, Iowa. page 514.

Rabenhorst's, L. 1932. Kryptogamen-Flora Cyanophyceae (Geitler, L.). Johnson Reprint Corp. New York. page 891.


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