General Information

Event name: SE-15-010
Country: SWEDEN
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
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: Yes (Baltic Alagae Watch System)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Recurring phenomenon in summer)
Individuals to contact: KARLSON, Bengt

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: ,
HAB Area code(s): SE-03
Additional location information: Large part of Baltic Proper
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2015-08-15
Start: 2015-08-01, End: 2015-08-25
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Satellite observations, cloud free conditions

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: Also Dolichospermum present
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:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 10:30 on 29 Jun 2017
Updated at 11:11 on 29 Jun 2017
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