General Information

Event name: KR-08-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NFRDI/Korea HAB monitoring program)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Lee, Changkyu , Park, Taegyu

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 34.966667, Longitude:
General location information: Jeonam-Gyeongnam province, tongyeong donsan
HAB Area code(s): KR-04
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2008-08-04, End: 2008-09-23
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Cochlodinium polykrikoides (5600000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: daily HABs newletter issued by NFRDI and webpage

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 21.0-26.9 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): 3-7 Salinity: 30.5-32.9 Current Velocity:
Nutrient information: PHOSPHATE: 0.07-0.9uM
DIN: 8-51uM
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 23.2 °C, Min: 29.5 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 33, Min: 28
Bloom location in the water column: Whole column
Growth: Advected
In situ
Growth Comments advected to southeast coast
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:
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Updated at 06:23 on 10 Sep 2015