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Blue hue confirmed as harmless E.hux variety
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Blue hue confirmed as harmless E.hux variety

A residential field centre on Cumbrae has confirmed that the algal bloom which turned the sea surrounding Arran into a brilliant turquoise colour, was, in fact, the harmless Emiliania huxleyi (E.hux) variety.

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Arran seas take on blue hue

The waters around Arran have been even more admired that usual this week and the subject of much debate as a result of their resemblance to the Mediterranean or Caribbean seas.