General Information

Event name: DE-00-004
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
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 (Plankton monitoring program by Baltic Sea Research Institute, Warnemuende.)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: WASMUND, Norbert

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 58.883333, Longitude: 20.316667
General location information: Baltic Sea., Baltic Sea.
HAB Area code(s): DE-01
Additional location information: Areas south and behind of 58░ 53' N, 20░19' E and a bigger area west of 58░47' N, 19░6' E, calm wind, morning.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2000-08-02,
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
No counts
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 80 Ág/L Chl¬. µg/l
Additional bloom information: Accumulations at the surface are annually phenomenon.
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): 7.7 Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 16.8 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 6.52 Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information: NITRATE: 0.06 Ámol/l
NITRITE: 0.01 Ámol/l
PHOSPHATE: 0.05 Ámol/l
SILICATE: 9.7 Ámol/l
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Kit used: No Type of kit used:
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