General Information

Event name: DE-08-001
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Nodularia spumigena
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (annual summer cyanobacterial blooms)
Individuals to contact: CEMBELLA, Allan

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania coast, DE-01; DE-02
HAB Area code(s): DE-01 DE-02
Additional location information: Greifswald-Wieck - located of dog mortality
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2008-10-08
Start: 2008-06-01, End: 2008-10-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
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: Advected
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Nodularia spumigena Nodularins Nodularin LC-MS
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
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Updated at 03:26 on 13 Apr 2015
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