General Information

Event name: SE-92-001
Country: SWEDEN
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Normal component of the phytoplankton flora, but in much lower numbers.)
Individuals to contact: EDLER, Lars

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Skagerrak, Kattegat and Belt Sea area.,
HAB Area code(s): SE-06 SE-07 SE-08
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: From mid August to end of October. The bloom extended into Norwegian and Danish coastal waters from mid-August until the end of October.

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima (9,000,000 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: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth: Advected
In situ
Growth Comments Probably both.
Additional Environmental information:

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: Mussels were checked for domoic acid.
Additional harmful effect information: Harmful effects not known.
Updated at 04:06 on 18 Oct 2018
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