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Wed May 15, 2019, 02:28 PM

Plankton bloom spotted in Puget Sound between Tacoma and Edmonds

A large plankton bloom can be seen spread across Puget Sound from Tacoma to Edmonds, the Washington Department of Ecology said.

They tweeted out photos taken from a helicopter over the non-toxic bloom.

This bloom is earlier than usual, the department said, but last week's sunny weather provided the algae with a better environment to grow.
The Department of Ecology advises people should not swim in the tomato soup-like water. Most blooms are harmless but toxins can make people sick if exposed to high enough levels.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/plankton-bloom-spotted-in-puget-sound-between-tacoma-and-edmonds/ar-AABoEgS

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