General Information

Event name: TN-05-001
Country: TUNISIA
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: Yes (microcystins)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Xiao, Man

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 37.066667, Longitude: 11.033333
General location information: Lebna Dam,
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Microcystis spp. ( cells/L)
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Event-related bibliography: S. E. Herry, A. Fathalli, A. J.-B. Rejeb, N. Bouaïcha, Seasonal occurrence and toxicity of Micyocystis spp. and 7 Oscillatoria tenuis in the Lebna Dam, Tunisia. Water Res. 45, 1263–1273 (2008).

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 12:02 on 13 Feb 2019
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