General Information

Event name: AU-70-001
Country: AUSTRALIA
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
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:
Individuals to contact: Hallegraeff Gustaaf

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: , Great Barrier Reef
HAB Area code(s): AU-07
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1770-03-01
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Trichodesmium spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Captain Cook 1770: “The sea in many places is here covered with a kind of brown scum, such as sailors generally call spawn”

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 01:51 on 7 Mar 2018
Updated at 03:57 on 6 Dec 2019