General Information

Event name: FR-89-047
Country: FRANCE
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
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact:

Location & Date

Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Berre Lake, Bouches du Rhone.
HAB Area code(s):
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 1989-04-10, End: 1989-04-22
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum minimum (9,950,000 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 %: 102.7-108. Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): 3.8-12 Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 16 °C, Min: 13 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 16, Min: 15
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES