General Information

Event name: SV-22-001
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Shellfish
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: AMAYA-MONTERROSA, Oscar

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 13.645556, Longitude: -89.952500
General location information: Playa Costa Azul, Sonsonate
HAB Area code(s): ELS-03
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2022-02-28
Start: 2022-02-24, End: 2022-03-05
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pyrodinium bahamense (528,750 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 09:37 on 20 Jun 2022
Updated at 03:47 on 21 Feb 2023