General Information

Event name: GR-99-005
Country: GREECE
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Other ( mucilage)
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: SCHWEIBOLD Laura

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 38.500000, Longitude: 23.583056
General location information: Evoikos,
HAB Area code(s): GR-06
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1999-09-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Trichodesmium erythraeum (Ehrenberg) Gomont 1892 (7.1x10^4 cells/L)
number of trichome
Synechocystis sp. (8.9x10^4 cells/L)
Microcystis aeruginosa (4.8x10^5 cells/L)
Lyngbya sp. (4.8x10^3 cells/L)
number of filament, described as Lyngbya agardhii
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Metaxatos, A.; Panagiotopoulos, C.; Ignatiades, L. Monosaccharide and aminoacid composition of mucilage material produced from a mixture of four phytoplanktonic taxa. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 2003, 294, 203217.

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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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 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:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: degradation of coastal areas
Created at 09:46 on 4 Dec 2019
Updated at 12:17 on 5 Dec 2019