General Information

Event name: US-02-018
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Aquaculture Fish , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: NSP , OTHER , Aerosolized toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Prymnesium parvum
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: BUZAN, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Colorado River in west Texas., Texas, ASW.
HAB Area code(s): US-18
Additional location information: Bloom persisted in the river and associated reservoirs for a couple of months in the fall of 2002.
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prymnesium parvum ( 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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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 05:23 on 14 May 2018
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