General Information

Event name: PL-95-001
Country: POLAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
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:1995
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Heterocapsa triquetra ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: The analyzed samples contained toxic or potentially toxic species, such as: Nodularia spumigena, Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, Microcystis aeruginosa, Prorocentrum minimum, Dinophysis norvegica, D. acuminate and D. rotundata. In summer 1995, dinoflagellates
Event-related bibliography: Niemkiewicz E., Wrzołek L., 1998, Phytoplankton as eutrophication indicator in the Gulf of Gdańsk water, Oceanol. Stud. 4: 77-92

Environmental Conditions

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Bloom location in the water column: Whole column
In situ
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Toxin Assay Information

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Checked at 10:22 on 29 Apr 2014