General Information

Event name: VE-56-001
Country: VENEZUELA
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
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: VALERIO, Lorelys

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 10.751667, Longitude: 62.461389
General location information: Golfo de Paria, Estado Sucre
HAB Area code(s): VE-03
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Gymnodinium breve ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Lackey JB. 1956. Known geographic range of Gymnodinium brevis Davis. Q. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 19:71.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:57 on 6 Jun 2018
Updated at 09:41 on 6 Jun 2018
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