Prymnesium parvum
Prymnesium parvum
(golden algae)

Impact ID3777
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAs of 2010, P. parvum was responsible for the death of over 34 million fish in 33 waterbodies in Texas with an estimated value of US$13 million. Numerous Texas sport fisheries have also been severely affected, and economic losses in three counties surrounding an infested lake over two years were estimated at US$3.9 million
Great Lakes RegionNo
CostUS$17 million

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