General Information

Event name: AU-17-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Other ( )
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: Aerosolized toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity: Yes
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Hallegraeff Gustaaf

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Adelaide, South Australia
HAB Area code(s): AU-13
Additional location information: House on Sunday Parade at Aldinga Beach
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2017-05-02
Start: 2017-05-02, End: 2017-05-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Ostreopsis spp. ( 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 Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information: no data
Economic losses:
Management decision: house was quarantined; Country Fire service and police were called
Additional harmful effect information: 7 people were hospitalised but recovered
Created at 09:10 on 4 May 2017
Updated at 09:16 on 4 May 2017