General Information

Event name: PT-96-024
Country: PORTUGAL
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: SAMPAYO, M¬ Antonia , VILARINHO, M¬ da Graša

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Obidos Lagoon., Peniche.
HAB Area code(s): PT-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1996-05-29
Start: 1996-05-29,
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Thalassiosira levanderi (2,300,000 cells/L)
Skeletonema costatum (2,300,000 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: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 22 °C, Min: 15 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 37, Min: 34
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
In situ
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: No harmful effects, only water discoloration.
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