General Information

Event name: AR-93-003
Country: ARGENTINA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: MENDEZ, Silvia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Golfo San Josť, Patagonia
HAB Area code(s): AR-17
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1993-10-01
Start: 1993-10-01, End: 1993-12-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 1993-10-01, End: 1994-02-01
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium tamarense (10000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Santinelli et al.2002.Episodios de algas nocivas en la patagonia Argentina.In:Floraciones Algales Nocivas en el Cono Sur Americano. Sar EA, ME Ferrario and B Reguera. Inst. Esp de Oceanogr. p199-208

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:
Surface
Growth:
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
A. ater Saxitoxins 441 Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: clossure of area for mussel extraction
Additional harmful effect information:
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