General Information

Event name: BR-97-002
Country: BRAZIL
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Freshwater
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: saxitoxins)
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: -8.599722, Longitude: -37.450000
General location information: Ingazeira,
HAB Area code(s): BR-27
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Microcystis spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii Seenaya et Subba Raju 1972 ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: M. Bouvy, R. Molica, S. De Oliveira, M. Marinho, B. Beker, Dynamics of a toxic cyanobacterial bloom (Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii) in a shallow reservoir in the semi-arid region of northeast Brazil. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 20, 285297 (1999).

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 10:08 on 6 Feb 2019
Updated at 08:19 on 14 Nov 2019
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