General Information

Event name: FO-18-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Aquaculture Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Heterosigma
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: JACOBSEN, Sólvá

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 62.113056, Longitude: -6.812500
General location information: Kolbeinagjógv, Tangafjřrđur
HAB Area code(s): FO-01
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2018-09-19
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Heterosigma sp. (960000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia sp. (300000 cells/L)
Phaeocystis sp. (250000 cells/L)
Dictyocha sp. (7500 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:50 on 31 May 2021
Updated at 09:15 on 31 May 2021