General Information

Event name: PL-07-001
Country: POLAND
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: nodularin - 42.23 g/L)
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual event)
Individuals to contact: Mazur-Marzec, Hanna

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Gulf of Gdansk, Southern Baltic
HAB Area code(s): PL-01
Additional location information: ICES fishing area: IIId 26
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2007-06-21
Start: 2007-06-21, End: 2007-06-21
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: During the summer of 2007 toxic Nodularia spuigena bloom occured only once.


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 39.28 µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: calm Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Yes Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Nodularia spumigena Nodularins Nodularin 42.23 g/L LC
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: Envirogard HPLC-DAD
Economic losses: not recorded
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Updated at 06:25 on 15 Dec 2019
Checked at 10:22 on 29 Apr 2014