General Information

Event name: DE-01-006
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Foam/Mucilage in the coast
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 (Information system for algal blooms and harmful algal, Lower Saxony)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual phenomenon)
Individuals to contact: HANSLIK, Michael

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 53.698056, Longitude: 7.165556
General location information: Ísland Norderney., Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea.
HAB Area code(s): DE-04
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: April 10 to mid-April; duration <2 weeks


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Phaeocystis globosa (2,340 cells/L)
02.07.2001, as colonies; south of Sylt, see coordinates under location (2)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Odontella sinensis (1,380 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 53.8 µg/L ChlŞ ( 10/04/2001). µg/l
Additional bloom information: 10 of April 2001: 2340 colonies/L, mid-April about 1000 colonies/L
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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
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Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 04:35 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 04:35 on 15 Apr 2015