General Information

Event name: EG-94-002
Country: EGYPT
Nature of the harmful event:
Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Shellfish
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: ISMAEL, Amany

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 31.233056, Longitude: 29.883056
General location information: Eastern Harbour, Alexandria, Egypt, HANA
HAB Area code(s): EG-02
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1994-10-06
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium minutum (24,4E10^6 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Labib, W. & Halim, Y. 1995. Diel vertical migration and toxicity of Alexandrium minutum Halim red tide, in Alexandria, Egypt. Marine Life 5:11-17.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 02:05 on 18 Jun 2018
Updated at 03:16 on 28 Sep 2018