General Information

Event name: IE-98-002
Country: IRELAND
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: No
Individuals to contact: CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: , SOUTHERN COAST.
HAB Area code(s): IE-03
Additional location information: SW Coast- Union Hall/Glandore, SE Coast-Waterford Estuary, and Wexford Estuary.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: May 98.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Rhizosolenia delicatula ( cells/L)
Waterford Harbour
Phaeocystis sp. ( cells/L)
Union Hall/Glandore, Waterford and Wexfor Harbours
Rhizosolenia alata ( cells/L)
Waterford Harbour.
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 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:
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: Effect: Discoloured water.
Updated at 04:07 on 24 Apr 2018
Checked at 04:32 on 22 Apr 2013