General Information

Event name: EE-00-001
Country: ESTONIA
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Estonian Marine Monitoring.)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: JAANUS, Andres , KANOSHINA, Inga

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Baltic Sea, Western Gulf of Finland
HAB Area code(s): EE-03
Additional location information: Area 32.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: The high abundances (over 1 million cells per litre) in this area were observed in two periods: 1) 29.06.00.-06.07.00. and 2) 10.08.00.-31.08.00.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Chrysochromulina spp. (5 x (10)6 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Yes Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 17 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 6 Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 18 °C, Min: 16 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 6, Min: 5
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information: Unattended sampling from ferryboat.

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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Updated at 03:10 on 2 Dec 2019