General Information

Event name: GR-00-001
Country: GREECE
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Humans
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): mussels
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (EUROHAB)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: SCHWEIBOLD Laura

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 40.299722, Longitude: 22.783056
General location information: Thermaikos,
HAB Area code(s): GR-01
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2000-01-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuminata ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Koukaras, K.; Nikolaidis, G. Dinophysis blooms in Greek coastal waters (Thermaikos Gulf, NW Aegean Sea). J. Plankton Res. 2004, 26, 445457.

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
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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: estimated losses in the shellfish industry of about 5 million euros
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: 200 people were hospitalized
Created at 01:24 on 4 Dec 2019
Updated at 12:37 on 5 Dec 2019
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