General Information

Event name: DE-00-002
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Monitoring Programme of Lower Saxony)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (1998.)
Individuals to contact: HANSLIK, Michael

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 54.000000, Longitude: 7.000000
General location information: North Sea. East Frisian Islands., Lower Saxony.
HAB Area code(s): DE-03 DE-04
Additional location information: 54,30 to 57,80 N 07,00 to 08,40 E.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: End of April 2000.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Phaeocystis globosa (6,780 cells/L)
Colonies per litre
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: Annually blooming.
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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