General Information

Event name: US-04-006
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Aquatic Mammals
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: NSP , Aerosolized toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (State of Florida Redtide Monitoring Program)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: TRUBY, Earnest W. , HEIL, Cynthia A.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Gulf of Mexico, SW Florida
HAB Area code(s): US-16
Additional location information: 25.16667 to 27.3390N - -81.40083 to 82.52800W
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2004-10-05, End: 2004-12-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Karenia brevis (1,080,000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Karenia papilionacea (113,000 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 34 Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column: Whole column
Growth: Advected
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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Updated at 05:24 on 14 May 2018
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