General Information

Event name: MY-09-005
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Department of Fisheries Sabah)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Lim, Po Teen

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 6.135556, Longitude: 116.166667
General location information: Sg Mengkabong, Sabah
HAB Area code(s): MY-6
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2009-02-05
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pyrodinium bahamense (16933 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

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:
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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Oyster Saxitoxins 200 MU Bioassay-Mouse
Mussel Saxitoxins 1250 MU Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: Type of kit used:
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Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Created at 09:06 on 12 Feb 2020
Updated at 09:09 on 12 Feb 2020