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Harmful effect
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This species is known to produce the dermatotoxin lyngbyatoxin and to be the cause of "Swimmer's itch" when in direct contact with human skin.
Osborne, N. J., Webb, P. M. & Shaw, G. R. (2001). The toxins of Lyngbya majuscula and their human and ecological health effects. Environment International. 27(5): 381-392.
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