Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Invasive Algae (didymo) Found in Additional Fishing Waters - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Invasive Algae Found in Additional Fishing Waters - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation:

"Invasive Algae Found in Additional Fishing Waters The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced the presence of the invasive algae didymo (Didymosphenia geminata) in two additional fishing water bodies in New York State. Samples taken by DEC have confirmed that didymo is present in the east branch of the Delaware River. In addition, may be present on the west branch of the Delaware River as well. These are the latest recorded incidents of this aquatic nuisance species-also called 'rock snot'-in New York State. Early this summer, didymo's presence was confirmed in a section of the Batten Kill in Washington County."
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