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Blue-green algae observations have increased in coastal and open sea areas (sttinfo.fi)

Blue-green algae visible in the southern parts of the Bothnian Sea on 16 July 2024. © Copernicus data, Syke (16.7.2024)

Press release 2024-07-18
Blue-green algae observations have increased in coastal and open sea areas, but the situation in inland waters is typical of the season. Blue-green algae have been observed especially on the coasts of Southwest Finland, Uusimaa and Kymenlaakso. Abundant blue-green algae occur in the open sea area throughout the Gulf of Finland.

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