General Information

Event name: GB-12-019
Nature of the harmful event:
Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
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: No
Individuals to contact: BRAVO, Isabel

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 57.249722, Longitude: -2.157778
General location information: Aberdeen, East Coast, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-23
Additional location information: Foam was observed in the village of Footdee in Aberdeen
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2012-09-25
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Additional date-related information: Articles on the event can be found at and


Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 02:29 on 5 Apr 2013