General Information

Event name: DE-01-004
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 (Early algal detection system of Schleswig-Holstein.)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual phenomenon)
Individuals to contact: GÖBEL, Jeanette

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 54.149722, Longitude: 54.318056
General location information: Kiel Fjord., Schleswig-Holstein: East side.
HAB Area code(s): DE-02
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2001-08-18, End: 2001-08-20
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Strong discolouration of the whole inner part of Kiel Fjord for a few days 18. to 20. 08/2001


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum minimum (3,000,000 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: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
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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Updated at 05:01 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 05:01 on 15 Apr 2015