General Information

Event name: REU-87-004
Country: LA REUNION
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Humans
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Variola louti
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: 20.866667, Longitude: 55.416667
General location information: Réunion,
HAB Area code(s): REU
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1987-12-01
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Gambierdiscus sp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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