General Information

Event name: MX-06-005
Country: MEXICO
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Natural Fish , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Mareas Rojas (COFEPRIS))
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Rosalba Alonso Rodriguez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Bahia de La Paz, Baja California Sur
HAB Area code(s): GC
Additional location information: El Cayo, Punta Estero, Interior del Estero, Boca del Estero, El Pardito Isla Sur, Francisquito y Portugués en Baja California Sur
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2006-07-28, End: 2006-08-10
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: sanitary closure from 2006-06-10


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios. 2006.

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:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: sanitary closure, risk comunication
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 10:10 on 27 Dec 2018
Updated at 08:15 on 6 Dec 2021