General Information

Event name: MYT-10-001
Country: MAYOTTE
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Other ( beach stranding of biomass of Lyngbia)
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects , Aerosolized toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: QUOD, Jean-Pascal

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -12.949167, Longitude: 45.083056
General location information: Ngouja,
HAB Area code(s): MYT-01
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2010-04-13
Start: 2010-04-13, End: 2010-04-26
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Lyngbya sp. ( cells/L)
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 Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses: hotel accomodation losses
Management decision: beach closure
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 11:17 on 27 Sep 2017
Updated at 06:34 on 15 Dec 2019