Vibrio spp. in the port of Rotterdam in the fall of 2014
In addition to the port sampling of Rotterdam conform the HELCOM/OSPAR protocol (GiMaRIS 2014, nr 3) a specific sampling to different Vibrio species was conducted. In the fall of 2014 five Vibrio species were recorded in the port of Rotterdam. Strains of two of these species are known human pathogens, i.e. V. alginolyticus and V. parahaemolyticus. Strains of the other three species can be pathogenicto shellfish, shrimp and/or fish species, i.e. V. aestuarianus, V. anguillarum and V. campbellii/Vibrio harveyi.to shellfish, shrimp and/or fish species, i.e. V. aestuarianus, V. anguillarum and V. campbellii/Vibrio harveyi.