General Information

Event name: AU-00-005
Country: AUSTRALIA
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Freshwater
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: MC, nodularin)
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects
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: Xiao, Man

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -32.077778, Longitude: 115.827778
General location information: north lake, perth,
HAB Area code(s): AU-08
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii Seenaya et Subba Raju 1972 ( cells/L)
Microcystis spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: J. John, A. Kemp, Cyanobacterial blooms in the wetlands of the Perth region, taxonomy and distribution: An overview. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 89, 5156 (2006).

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 01:42 on 30 Jan 2019
Updated at 10:48 on 12 Nov 2019
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