General Information

Event name: US-07-004
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Aquatic Mammals
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (State of FL Redtide Monitoring Program)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: TRUBY, Earnest W.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Southwest Florida, Gulf of Mexico
HAB Area code(s): US-16
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Start 9/24/07, End 12/28/07

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Karenia brevis (14059000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Karenia mikimotoi (181000 cells/L)
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): 6.6 Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 24.3 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 38.7 Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 29 °C, Min: 24 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 39, Min: 33
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: ELISA data for manatees is available.
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES