General Information

Event name: CU-03-001
Country: CUBA
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 7.15 pg/cell and 4.2 pg/cell (g-1algae wet weight))
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: 82.233333, Longitude: 23.200000
General location information: NW of Havana, 2
HAB Area code(s): CUB-1
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Prorocentrum lima (65000 cells/L)
cells.mL-1 in culture
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: PRESENCE OF DSP-TOXINS IN Prorocentrum lima (EHRENBERG) DODGE IN CUBA. Rev. Invest. Mar. 26(3):229-234, 2005.

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 22 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:23 on 28 Oct 2015