General Information

Event name: US-13-005
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: up to 600 g/100 g shellfish)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NOAA MERHAB)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: GOBLER

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Sag Harbor Cove, NY; Northport Harbor, NY; Huntington Harbor, NY; Three Mile Harbor, NY, Long Island, NY
HAB Area code(s): US-08
Additional location information: harbors and coves
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2013-04-01, End: 2013-06-15
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium sp. (50,000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: up to 50g/L µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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