Dalcon Environmental is the first and only organisation in Western Australia to be NATA accredited for the identification and enumeration of both planktonic and non-planktonic micro-algae and cyanobacteria from all water sources.
Since 1998, Dalcon Environmental has consisted of a team of highly skilled aquatic ecologists and algal taxonomists providing services to government, industry and individuals throughout Australia.
We possess a high-level of expertise and specialise in the identification of harmful and nuisance micro-algae from both freshwater and marine environments. From your backyard swimming pool to long-term oceanographic studies, we can help you.
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Coastal & Offshore Marine Waters
Port & Harbours
Industrial & Process Waters
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009 – Special Edition – Can it be true? We need this now more than ever!
008 – “It can kill you in seconds”
007 – Freshwater algal toxins – Nodularins
Nodularins are potent toxins produced by the cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena which responsible for algal blooms in brackish waters world-wide.
006 – Freshwater algal toxins – Microcystins
There are more than 80 naturally occurring structural microcystin variants of which, Microcystin-LR is the most common and the most toxic.
005 – Freshwater algal toxins
We discuss freshwater algae briefly on our website under the menu “About Algae”. Here though, we will look at freshwater algal toxins specifically in a little more detail.