General Information

Event name: CU-14-001
Country: CUBA
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: Arencibia-Carballo, Gustavo , Delgado Miranda Gilma

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude: 22.181111
General location information: Laguna Galafre, 2
HAB Area code(s): CUB-1
Additional location information: all ecosystem
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2014-12-14
Start: 2014-12-14, End: 2014-12-14
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2014-12-14, End: 2014-12-14
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Chattonella subsalsa (936 cells/L)
miles por Litros
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: winter Turbidity (NTU): 9,67-19,46 Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): 4,75-6.86 Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 23,96-25,15 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 34,37-36,60 Current Velocity:
Nutrient information: AMONIUM: 0,0031
NITRITE: 0,012
SILICATE: 0,0015
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 25,15 °C, Min: 23,96 °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 36,60, Min: 34,37
Bloom location in the water column: Whole column
In situ
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 06:09 on 28 Oct 2015