Algae Identification

Which Algae do you have?

Planktonic Algae

Plantonik Algae

 

 
Planktonic algae looks like pea-soup or paint.

 

Filamentous Algae
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Filamentous algae has the appearance similar to that of stringy hairs or cotton.

Chara Algae

Chara Algae

 

 

Chara at first appears more like a submerged plant, but it is not rooted to the bottom of the pond or lake.

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