General Information

Event name: US-16-001
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Humans
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: CFP monitotoring programme of French Polynesia)
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Lutjanus Mahogoni
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: GATTI, Clémence

Location & Date

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General location information: St Thomas island, US virgin islands
HAB Area code(s): US-28
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2016-09-18
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:52 on 21 Sep 2016
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