General Information

Event name: PE-15-003
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: Information not available)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Official Schedule of Weekly Monitoring for Production Areas)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (june 2015)
Individuals to contact: Sonia Sanchez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -9.215556, Longitude: -78.519167
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: 2015-11-21, End: 2016-01-02
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Azadinium spp. (40 cells/L)
Prorocentrum minimum (106000 cells/L)
Dinophysis caudata (80 cells/L)
Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima (360 cells/L)
Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (520 cells/L)
Alexandrium sp. (80 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Comunidados SAnipes n 65; 67 2015, 03-2016 sanipes/sdsa. REPORTES TECNICOS IMARPE N 118-120 2015

Environmental Conditions

Weather: sunny Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Yes Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 23.1 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 23.1 °C, Min: 20.5 °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
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information: LC- MS
Economic losses:
Management decision: CIERRE TEMPORAL DE AREAS PRODUCCION
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 06:40 on 15 May 2018
Updated at 07:49 on 29 Aug 2019
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