General Information

Event name: DK-06-004
Country: DENMARK
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , Other ( toxic cyanobacteria bloom)
Event directly affected:
Other Terrestrial , Humans
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: ANDERSEN, Per

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Southern Sealand/Funen, DK-01+DK-3+DK4
HAB Area code(s): DK-01
Additional location information: Bloom concentrated on the coast line
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: August


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
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: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth: Advected
Growth Comments also in-situ growth
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: several dogs died after swimming in the water
Economic losses: not available
Management decision: closure of beaches
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 10:07 on 16 Mar 2016
Updated at 11:39 on 16 Mar 2016