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Moses Lake’s blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom occurs during sunny, calm weather when high concentrations of phosphorus and nitrogen are present in the water.

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Grant County’s carp: How they arrived and why they thrive in toxic algae
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Grant County’s carp: How they arrived and why they thrive in toxic algae

Common carp have large bronze-gold scales, barbels on each side of their mouths and serrated fins down their spines. According to the Department of Fish and Wildlife, they can grow up to about 47 inches and weigh more than 88 pounds.