General Information

Event name: PE-00-001
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life
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:
Individuals to contact: Sonia Sanchez , Augusto Franco , Nelly Jacobo

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -76.286111, Longitude: -13.825000
General location information: Paracas bay,
HAB Area code(s): Pe_ica7
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2000-05-22
Start: 2000-05-22, End: 2000-05-22
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg 1833 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:47 on 10 Feb 2023