General Information

Event name: AU-85-001
Country: AUSTRALIA
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Foam/Mucilage in the coast , Other ( cloging nets)
Event directly affected:
Humans
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: Hallegraeff Gustaaf

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -34.671667, Longitude: 151.294722
General location information: South East Australian Coast, NSW
HAB Area code(s): AU-24
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 1985-08-15, End: 1985-09-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Thalassiosira partheneia Schrader 1972 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Hallegraeff, 2015. Aquaculturists guide to harmful Australian marine microalgae (3rd edition).

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:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses: reduced fish catches from clogging of nets
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 05:02 on 7 Feb 2017
Updated at 08:02 on 10 Feb 2017