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Images of Golden Alga Cells

microscopic image of golden alga cel
Photo by Dr. Carmelo Tomas, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

microscopic image of golden alga cells

Photo by Dr. John LaClaire, University of Texas at Austin

golden alga cell
Photo by Dave Buzan

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cells
Mixed Phytoplankton, including golden alga. Photo by Dave Buzan

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cells
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

golden alga cell
Photo by Greg Southard

multiple golden alga cells
Mixed population with P. parvum. Photo by Greg Southard

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Take Action
  • Report Kills - If you see a fish kill or suspect golden alga, contact one of TPWD's 24-hour communications centers at 512-389-4848 (Austin) or 281-842-8100 (La Porte).
  • Get the Facts - TPWD has collaborated with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities to produce a golden alga information card. Download a PDF from the TCEQ website or request a free hard copy from TPWD at hab@tpwd.texas.gov.
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