General Information

Event name: FR-03-016
Country: FRANCE
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (REPHY + RHLN)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Coastal Lab Port en Bessin

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: FR-03 -,
HAB Area code(s): FR-03
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2003/03/30, End: 2003/08/31
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Chaetoceros spp. (17500000 cells/L)
Guinardia delicatula (2920000 cells/L)
Lepidodinium sp. (1927000 cells/L)
Leptocylindrus spp. (1576000 cells/L)
Phaeocystis spp. (1380000 cells/L)
Prorocentrum spp. (2630000 cells/L)
Pseudo-nitzschia spp. (2324000 cells/L)
Skeletonema costatum (7965000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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