General Information

Event name: US-04-013
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact:

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 29.000000, Longitude: -90.000000
General location information: Cross-shelf research transect SSE of Terrebon,
HAB Area code(s): US-17
Additional location information: Transect begins at 29.0567N 90.5317W and ends at 28.7583N 90.2345W.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum compressum (6,015 cells/L)
Date collected: 3/15/2004
Prorocentrum minimum (19,493 cells/L)
Date collected: 3/15/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (9,468 cells/L)
Date collected: 3/15/2004
Pseudo-nitzschia sp. (2,026,344 cells/L)
Date collected: 3/15/2004
Prorocentrum gracile (1,744 cells/L)
Date collected: 4/19/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (4,408 cells/L)
Date collected: 4/19/2004
Pseudo-nitzschia sp. (1,099,448 cells/L)
Date collected: 4/19/2004
Prorocentrum gracile (21,720 cells/L)
Date collected: 5/13/2004
Prorocentrum compressum (10,827 cells/L)
Date collected: 5/13/2004
Prorocentrum micans (5,480 cells/L)
Date collected: 5/13/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (21,720 cells/L)
Date collected: 5/13/2004
Pseudo-nitzschia sp. (462,299 cells/L)
Date collected: 5/13/2004
Prorocentrum gracile (1,181 cells/L)
Date collected: 6/16/2004
Prorocentrum minimum (2,747 cells/L)
Date collected: 6/16/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (16,240 cells/L)
Date collected: 7/1/2004
Dinophysis caudata (1,261 cells/L)
Date collected: 7/22/2004
Prorocentrum gracile (1,194 cells/L)
Date collected: 7/22/2004
Prorocentrum minimum (6,767 cells/L)
Date collected: 7/22/2004
Prorocentrum minimum (1,692 cells/L)
Date collected: 8/19/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (7,086 cells/L)
Date collected: 8/19/2004
Prorocentrum scutellum (2,400 cells/L)
Date collected: 9/9/2004
Prorocentrum compressum (2,400 cells/L)
Date collected: 9/9/2004
Prorocentrum minimum (8,120 cells/L)
Date collected: 9/9/2004
Pseudo-nitzschia sp. (331,462 cells/L)
Date collected: 10/22/2004
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: The data represent cell concentrations of HAB species at or above 10^5 cells/L (with the exception of Dinophysis and Prorocentrum which are reported at or above 10^3) encountered in routine sampling in 2004, and were not associated with a particular bloom
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: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES