General Information

Event name: SE-95-001
Country: SWEDEN
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (First week of July.)
Individuals to contact: GUMMESSON, Tomas , KARLSTRÖM, Marita , MATTSSON, Roland

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 56.166667, Longitude: 15.000000
General location information: Archipelago of Blekinge.,
HAB Area code(s): SE-06
Additional location information: Archipelago of Blekinge, aprox. N. 56.10, E 15- E 16.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1995-07-15
Start: 1995-07-15, End: 1995-07-30
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Around 15 July and around 30 July.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Aphanizomenon baltica ( cells/L)
10% July 30
Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
75% July 30
Aphanizomenon baltica ( cells/L)
July 15
Nodularia spumigena ( cells/L)
90%, July 15
Anabaena circinalis ( cells/L)
15 % july 30
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: No data of cels densities.
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 19 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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: Type of kit used:
Additional information: Sample 30 July showed +++, high toxicity.
Economic losses:
Management decision: Information to national and local news media. The public informed that children and domestic animals should be kept away from blooms.
Additional harmful effect information: Effects not reported.
Updated at 04:23 on 1 Mar 2018