General Information

Event name: EE-02-001
Country: ESTONIA
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
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 (Estonian National Coastal Sea Monitoring)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: JAANUS, Andres , KANOSHINA, Inga

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 60.000000, Longitude: 24.940000
General location information: Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland
HAB Area code(s): EE-03
Additional location information: Area 32.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2002-07-11
Start: 2002-07-18,
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena (57,845 cells/L)
100 Ám filaments per litre
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: surface layer, 0-5 m
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Yes Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 20.9 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:
Growth: Advected
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:
Additional harmful effect information: Several beaches were closed in the northern coast of Estonia.
Updated at 03:09 on 2 Dec 2019