General Information

Event name: SE-88-010
Country: SWEDEN
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: HAGELTORN, Matts

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Grebbestad,
HAB Area code(s): SE-08
Additional location information: wild blue mussels
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 1988-10-15, End: 1988-10-20
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
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: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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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: Authorities threatened the public to be prosecuted if mussels were harvested and sold without being tested
Additional harmful effect information: Diarrhea, vomiting. totally c. 30 person in Lidkoping, Malmö and Lund
Updated at 04:33 on 18 Oct 2018