General Information

Event name: FR-90-009
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: Yes (1987 (10,000,000 cells/L))
Individuals to contact: NEZAN, Elizabeth

Location & Date

Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Elorn River, WESTERN NORMANDY - Northern Brittany.
HAB Area code(s):
Additional location information: Area 3.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 1990-08-19, End: 1990-08-20
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum micans ( 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): 2.9-9.1 Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 33, Min: 28
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
In situ
Growth Comments Probably
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: Continued surveillance.
Additional harmful effect information: Pinkish water discoloration
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