General Information

Event name: US-07-026
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Birds
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: LANDSBERG, Jan

Location & Date

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General location information: Monterey Bay, CA,
HAB Area code(s): US-21
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Additional date-related information: November 2007

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Akashiwo sanguinea ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Phillips, E. M., Zamon, J. E., Nevins, H. M., Gibble, C. M., Duerr, R. S., Kerr, L. H., 2011. Summary of birds killed by a harmful algal bloom along the south Washington and north Oregon coasts during October 2009. Northwest. Nat. 92, 120126.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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