Tag Archives: Didymosphenia

Wildlife Resources Commission cautions anglers to help prevent spread of newly introduced nuisance algae

[USA] The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises trout anglers fishing in western North Carolina waters to be especially diligent when cleaning their fishing equipment after didymo, Continue reading Wildlife Resources Commission cautions anglers to help prevent spread of newly introduced nuisance algae

River Algae Known as Rock Snot Boosted by Climate Change?

Thick algal mats that cover river bottoms are flourishing in our warmer world. Scientists call it Didymosphenia geminata.

But it’s more widely known as “rock snot”—mats of algae carpeting the bottoms of some rivers and lakes—and it’s quickly spreading around the globe, possibly because of climate change, a new study says… Continue reading River Algae Known as Rock Snot Boosted by Climate Change?