General Information

Event name: US-16-006
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: NSP , Aerosolized toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Monitoring Program)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: WOLNY, Jennifer

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: DE-MD border to Ocean City Inlet, Maryland Atlantic Coast
HAB Area code(s): US-10
Additional location information: Karenia spp. detected from approximately 7/19/16 to 8/15/16
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2016-07-19, End: 2016-08-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Karenia papilionacea (233,300 cells/L)
Pyrrophyta
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 10:08 on 27 Feb 2017
Updated at 09:27 on 14 May 2018
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