General Information

Event name: PE-11-001
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: DSP
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: Sonia Sanchez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -9.192500, Longitude: -78.511667
General location information: Samanco, Ancash
HAB Area code(s): Pe_anc5
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2011-09-24
Start: 2011-09-14, End: 2011-10-03
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Gymnodinium sp. (187980 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge, 1975 ( cells/L)
Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech 1974 ( cells/L)
Dinophysis caudata ( cells/L)
Dinophysis acuminata ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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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: 18.3 °C, Min: 16.5 °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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Created at 01:56 on 28 Nov 2022