General Information

Event name: NO-11-001
Country: NORWAY
Nature of the harmful event:
Other ( )
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Birds , Aquaculture Fish , Shellfish , Aquatic Mammals , Humans , Seaweed
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Norwegian Food Safety Autority monitoring program)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: Kleiven

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Skagerrak,
HAB Area code(s): NO-11
Additional location information: Høkeliholmen, Hvaler (W7-23), Sandøy, Hvaler (W8-23), Gullholmen, Moss(W9-23), Asker(W12-23), Vallø, Tønsberg(W12-23), Larvik(W9-23), Kragerø(W11.23), Risør(W18-26), Flødevigen, Arendal(9-23), Søgne(W18-27).
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2011-02-14, End: 2011-07-04
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: Harvesting was locally banned. The public was warned against picking toxic mussels.
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 12:40 on 13 Feb 2015