[Turkey] An astonishing crimson hue sweeps across the salt lake Tuz Golu in Aksaray, Turkey . The colour, caused by the algae Dunaliella salina, disappears in winter. Dunaliella salina is a type of halophile green microalgae especially found in sea salt fields. Known for its antioxidant activity because of its ability to create large amount of carotenoids, it is used in cosmetics and dietary supplements.
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