General Information

Event name: PE-15-002
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: Information not available)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (2012)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Sonia Sanchez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -9.265556, Longitude: -78.535556
General location information: La Boquita, Samanco bay, FANSA
HAB Area code(s): PE-09
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2015-06-05, End: 2015-08-03
Additional date-related information:


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Prorocentrum minimum (4120 cells/L)
Karlodinium spp. (840 cells/L)
Dinophysis caudata (440 cells/L)
Dinophysis acuminata (40 cells/L)
Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (5040 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: COMUNIDADOS SANIPES N°38,44;48;51;52 SANIPES/SDSA REPORTES IMARPE n° 48;54- 2015

Environmental Conditions

Weather: sunny Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Yes Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 22.8 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 22.8 °C, Min: 18.8 °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information: Analytical methods
Economic losses:
Management decision: Cierre temporal de las areas de producción
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 04:17 on 15 May 2018
Updated at 07:49 on 29 Aug 2019