General Information

Event name: US-14-008
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Other Terrestrial , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Privately supported program)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: GOBLER

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Great South Bay, Moriches Bay, Quantuck Bay, Shinnecock Bay, NY, NY
HAB Area code(s): US-08
Additional location information: 100 km of lagoon
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2014-06-11, End: 2014-12-05
Additional date-related information: Great South Bay had fall bloom west of inlet

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Aureococcus sp. (570000000 cells/L)
Pelagophyte
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:
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Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
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Management decision:
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Created at 07:30 on 8 Feb 2017
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