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Bluegreen blooms in oligotrophic lakes

Kaitlin Reinl (University of Minnesota-Duluth) and others, including Rudstam

Bluegreen blooms in surface waters are observed even in oligotrophic lakes like Skaneateles Lake and Lake Superior even though these blooms are typically thought of as a problem for eutrophic lakes. A group of scientists from around the world wrote a review article that was published in Freshwater Biology in 2021 (Reinl et al. 2021).