General Information

Event name: US-14-007
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 53g100g shellfish)
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
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: Northport Bay, NY; Meetinghouse Creek, NY; Shinnecock Bay, NY, NY
HAB Area code(s): US-08
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2014-04-29, End: 2014-06-11
Additional date-related information: April to June

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium spp. (7500 cells/L)
dinoflagellate
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:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Blue Mussels Saxitoxins 53mg/100g shellfish Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: no closures implemented
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 07:27 on 8 Feb 2017
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