General Information

Event name: IE-15-006
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Other Terrestrial , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NMP)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (2005, 2012)
Individuals to contact: CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: SouthWest, SouthWest
HAB Area code(s): IE-04
Additional location information: Aerial coverage from coastguard and satellite imagery showing bloom from Dunmanus to Dungarvan
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2015-08-01
Start: 2015-08-01, End: 2015-09-30
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Karenia mikimotoi (8995392 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:
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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 11:29 on 29 Aug 2019
Updated at 12:13 on 29 Aug 2019