General Information

Event name: FO-06-001
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: GAARD, Eilif , JACOBSEN, Sólvá

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 62.059167, Longitude: -6.875556
General location information: Kaldbaksfjørður, Kaldbaksfjørður
HAB Area code(s): FO-01
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2006-09-25
Start: 2006-09-25, End: 2006-10-03
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Heterosigma akashiwo (1300000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Dictyocha speculum ( cells/L)
Eucampia zodiacus ( cells/L)
Skeletonema costatum ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Sechhi disk (m): 4.5 Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 09:27 on 31 May 2021
Updated at 09:30 on 31 May 2021