General Information

Event name: US-02-026
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Routine water quality monitoring by the Suffolk County Dep't. of Health Services (SCDHS))
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (The bloom has been recurring since 1986)
Individuals to contact: NUZZI, Robert

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Great South Bay, Long Island., Long Island
HAB Area code(s): US-08
Additional location information: South shore of Long Island. Portion of the bay from the Robert Moses Bridge on the west to Blue Points in the east.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: January-April and again from May-June

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Aureococcus anophagefferens ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 8.3 g/L Chl µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Toxin Assay Information

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