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Testing of New Zealand North Island Rivers Starts Today

October 7, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Testing for Didymo algae begins on the North Island rivers today. “The cotton wool-like algae makes waterways look grey and polluted, smothers insect food sources needed by fish and can ruin the aesthetic aspects of fishing by clumping on lines and lures.” On Stuff.co.nz.