General Information

Event name: DE-01-009
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
Event directly affected:
Other Terrestrial
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Phytoplankton monitoring of Mecklemburg Vorpommern.)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual phenomenon.)
Individuals to contact: WASMUND, Norbert

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 54.466667, Longitude: 12.216667
General location information: Gedser Rev., Coastal waters of Mecklemburg Vorpommern.
HAB Area code(s): DE-01
Additional location information: The whole coastal waters of that county were affected, sampling route from 54░ 28,00 N, 12░ 13,00E (St.:M1) to 54░ 55,50 N, 13░30,00 E.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Detection of quarantine levels: 24/07/2001 - 27/07/2001.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
St. M1, see coordinates
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Aphanizomenon sp. ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 1.44 Ág/L Chl¬ at St. M1. µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 19.14 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 7.88 Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information: NITRITE: 0.02 Ámol/l
PHOSPHATE: 0.05 Ámol/l
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth: Advected
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information: Date: 24/07/2001.

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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Updated at 03:35 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 03:36 on 15 Apr 2015