General Information

Event name: SE-13-004
Country: SWEDEN
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects
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: KARLSON, Bengt

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 61.310278, Longitude: 17.166389
General location information: Baggsundet, County of Söderhamn
HAB Area code(s): SE-02
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2013-09-12
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Anabaena sp. ( cells/L)
New name Dolichospermum
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Aphanizomenon sp. ( cells/L)
Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Bottniska viken 2013, report in Swedish

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: Information on the web site of the Information centre for the Gulf of Bothnia
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 06:21 on 28 Apr 2014
Updated at 05:51 on 15 Dec 2019