General Information

Event name: PL-13-001
Country: POLAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 2-30 g/L)
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: Yes (annual event)
Individuals to contact: Mazur-Marzec, Hanna , Kobos, Justyna

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Gulf of Gdansk, Southern Baltic
HAB Area code(s): PL-01
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2013-07-09
Start: 2013-07-09, End: 2013-07-09
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
3.6 mln (100 m filament/L); biomass 34.43 mg/L
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Anabaena spp. ( cells/L)
0.1 mln (100 m filament/L); biomass 0.15 mg/L
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae ( cells/L)
16.5 mln (100 m filament/L); biomass 0.31 mg/L
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): 22 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:
Surface
Growth: Advected
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information: closed batches

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Nodularia spumigena Nodularins 30 g/L LC-MS
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
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Updated at 06:22 on 15 Dec 2019
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