General Information

Event name: PE-07-001
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (HABS PROGRAM MONITORING TO PERU)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Sonia Sanchez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -13.819167, Longitude: 76.251667
General location information: Paracas, Pisco
HAB Area code(s): Pe_ica7
Additional location information: The event started in December 2006, the cell concentration corresponds to 01/15/2007.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2007-01-18
Start: 2007-01-01, End: 2007-01-18
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Akashiwo sanguinea (Hirasaka) Hansen et Moestrup 2000 (19504000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 20 - 24 C Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 24 °C, Min: 20 °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
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:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Created at 03:24 on 12 Dec 2022
Updated at 03:30 on 12 Dec 2022