General Information

Event name: DE-94-005
Country: GERMANY
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: CEMBELLA, Allan , ELBRÄCHTER, Malte

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: , Baltic Sea.
HAB Area code(s): DE-02
Additional location information: in the fjords and bight
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: During the whole summer


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum minimum (90,000,000 cells/L)
inner part of Kiel Fjord during September.
Rhizosolenia fragilissima (5,000,000 cells/L)
Flensburg Fjord.
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Rhizosolenia fragilissima ( cells/L)
High densities
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: R. fragilissima showed high densities in the fjords and bight during the whole summer, partly causing a reddish colour of the water.
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): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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

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Updated at 05:40 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 05:40 on 15 Apr 2015