General Information

Event name: FR-88-023
Country: FRANCE
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: LASSUS, Patrick

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Antifer to Barfleur headland, Normandy
HAB Area code(s): FR-01 FR-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 1988-07-13, End: 1988-08-05
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuminata ( cells/L)
Up to 23500 (Antifer) (average 2000 to 3000)
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: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 16.8 °C, Min: 16 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 31.8, Min: 30.2
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: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Ban of shellfish marketing
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES