Gizzard shad. Hemorrhaging around scales and fins is characteristic of golden alga damage. Lake Possum Kingdom, January 2001.
Freshwater drum. Appearance of dying fish during bloom conditions. January 2001.
Largemouth bass. Appearance of gills of dying fish during bloom conditions. January 2001, Lake Possum Kingdom.
Jackson Bend fish kill
- 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 email@example.com.