General Information

Event name: US-13-009
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
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: MITCHELL, Steven

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 29.084722, Longitude:
General location information: ,
HAB Area code(s): US-18
Additional location information: in canal
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2013-02-24
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: TPWD received a call from BASF.


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum minimum ( cells/L)
not counted
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
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): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
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:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 07:21 on 6 Jan 2015