General Information

Event name: DE-97-008
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
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
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Nearly each year blooms of Prorocentrum minimum.)
Individuals to contact: GBEL, Jeanette

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Along the East Coast., Schleswig-Holstein.
HAB Area code(s): DE-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Beginning of August to beginning of September 97.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Rhizosolenia fragilissima ( cells/L)
Prorocentrum minimum ( cells/L)
Kiel Bight, including the P. triangulatum morphot
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: About 20 g dm(-3) Chl. 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): 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: Coastal waters.

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: None.
Additional harmful effect information:
Updated at 05:09 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 05:10 on 15 Apr 2015