General Information

Event name: ITA-95-001
Country: ITALY
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: ZINGONE, Adriana , Milandri Anna

Location & Date

[View larger map]
Location: Latitude: 44.447222, Longitude: 12.321111
General location information: Emilia-Romagna coast, North Adriatic Sea
HAB Area code(s): ITA-003
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1995-06-15
Start: 1995-06-15, End: 1995-12-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Poletti, R. Biotossine marine. Origine, diffusione e controllo. Fondazione Centro ricerche marine. Laboratorio nazionale di riferimento per le biotossine marine, pp. 246.

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 Comments
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 harvesting halted
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 11:59 on 19 Dec 2019