General Information

Event name: NO-14-052
Country: NORWAY
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: Kleiven

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Skagerrak, Rogaland og Vestlandet, Flødevigen, Arendal
HAB Area code(s): NO-10
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2014-03-01, End: 2014-03-31
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Coscinodiscus concinnus Smith 1856 (460 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: Fisher men repport mucus on fishing gear along the coast of Skagerrak. A sample shows a great deal of particles, Coscinodiscus conninus, and other phytoplankton. In the newspaper "Bergens tidende" 14 th march: "Slimete invasjon til sjøs".
Created at 12:59 on 25 Jan 2016