General Information

Event name: US-03-029
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
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: 43.216667, Longitude: -86.283333
General location information: Muskegon Lake,
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Microcystis spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: N. D. Gillett, A. D. Steinman, An analysis of long-term phytoplankton dynamics in Muskegon Lake, a Great Lakes Area of Concern. J. Great Lakes Res. 37, 335342 (2011). Y. Hong, A. Steinman, B. Biddanda, R. Rediske, G. Fahnenstiel, Occurrence of the toxin-producing cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in Mona and Muskegon Lakes, Michigan. J. Great Lakes Res. 32, 645-652 (2006).

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 11:57 on 13 Feb 2019
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