Turner Designs CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicator

CyanoFluor is a field-portable fluorometer which can quickly estimate the abundance of cyanobacteria in a mixed algal population using PC (phycocyanin) to CHL (chlorophyll) ratios.


  • Estimate abundance of cyanobacteria
  • Excellent sensitivity and repeatability with results in <30 seconds
  • Handheld, battery powered instrument with internal data logging
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Early identification of harmful algal blooms (HABs) is important for protecting public health. CyanoFluor is a field-portable fluorometer which can quickly estimate the abundance of cyanobacteria in a mixed algal population using PC (phycocyanin) to CHL (chlorophyll) ratios. Monitoring PC to CHL ratios over time enables users to predict the onset of HABs and leverage resources to mitigate their harmful effects.

Raw water samples can be quickly analyzed with results displayed in less than 30 seconds. Simply insert a cuvette with your sample and press READ. PC:CHL ratios are displayed and logged and can be downloaded at a later time.

CyanoFluor is factory-calibrated meaning no calibration is required; RFU values can be correlated to µg/L using conversion coefficients. Solid-state opto-electronics ensure long term instrument stability. CyanoFluor’s intuitive functions, small size, and internal data storage make it an ideal field instrument for HAB monitoring.

Lab Package Includes:

  • CyanoFluor handheld HAB indicator
  • Storage pouch
  • 1 each 10x10mm glass cuvette
  • 10 each filter capsules
  • Data download cable

Field Package Includes:

  • CyanoFluor handheld HAB indicator
  • Carrying case
  • 2 each 10x10mm glass cuvettes
  • 60cc sampling syringe
  • 10 each filter capsules
  • Calibration check standard
  • Data download cable
  • Storage pouch
  • Kim wipes
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