Golden Alga News Releases
- Oct. 17, 2012 — Largemouth Bass at Lake Sweetwater: Feast or Famine?
- Feb. 17, 2012 — Brady Creek Lake Hit with Golden Alga Bloom
- March 10, 2011 — Golden Alga Fish Kill on Lake Granbury Spreads Downriver
- Feb. 14, 2011 — Possum Kingdom Fishery Bounces Back
- April 20, 2010 — Golden Alga Impacts Two Central Texas Reservoirs
- May 27, 2009 — Potentially Toxic Algal Species Confirmed in South Texas
- March 26, 2007 — Golden Alga Responsible for Fish Kill on Pecos River
- Dec. 27, 2006 — Golden Alga Back in Texas
- April 25, 2005 — TPWD Schedules Public Meetings About Golden Alga
- Feb. 1, 2005 — Golden Alga Surfacing, TPWD Steps Up Monitoring Efforts
- Jan. 5, 2005 — Golden Alga Blooms Causing Problems on Lake Granbury
- March 22, 2004 — Golden Alga Hits Lake Texoma, Remains Active Elsewhere
- Jan. 29, 2004 — Fish Kill Near Lake Texoma Tied to Golden Alga
- Nov. 3, 2003 - Experts Target Harmful Golden Algal Blooms
- Feb. 17, 2003 - Golden Algal Blooms Active in Four Texas River Systems
- April 11, 2003 - Lake Whitney Suffering Major Fish Kill From Golden Alga
- Nov. 25, 2002 - International Conference Topics Include Algae Found in Texas
- April 1, 2002 - Possum Kingdom Fishery Recovering from Algae Hit
- Oct. 29, 2001 - Latest Fish Kill Blamed on Naturally Occurring Golden Algae
- Sept. 10, 2001 - State Taking Steps To Combat Golden Algae
- May 30, 2001 - Granbury Survey Assesses Effects of Fish Kill
- May 21, 2001 - Golden Alga Wipes Out TPW Hatchery Striper Production
- April 23, 2001 - Toxic Alga Fish Kill Still Active,TPW Assessing Damages
- Feb. 9, 2001 - Update on Possum Kingdom and Granbury Fish Kills
- Feb. 1, 2001 - Fish Kills at Possum Kingdom and Granbury Under Investigation
- Golden Mystery, Texas Parks & Wildlife May 2004
- Toxic Blooms, Chihuahuan Desert Discovery Winter 1991
Would you like to know more?
The Biology of Golden Alga summarizes what we know about the alga and its toxins.
Where does golden alga fit compared to other single-celled organisms?
The Golden Alga Family Tree gives examples of and information about golden alga and other protists.
What does golden alga look like?
TPWD Golden Alga Images has photos of fish kills, golden algal cells, and short videos of live golden alga. These images may be used for noncommercial/educational purposes as long as TPWD is given credit and other site policies are followed.
Golden Alga Information Card: 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.