General Information

Event name: US-09-029
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Birds
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: LANDSBERG, Jan

Location & Date

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General location information: ,
HAB Area code(s): US-22 US-23
Additional location information: Northern Oregon and Southern Washington coast
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Additional date-related information: Late summer early fall 2009

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Akashiwo sanguinea (1,500,000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: White, A.E., Watkins-Brandt, K.S., McKibben, S.M., Wood, A.M., Hunter, M., Forster, Z., Du, X., Peterson, W.T., 2014. Large-scale bloom of Akashiwo sanguinea in the Northern California current system in 2009. Harmful Algae 37, 3846.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 07:00 on 24 Jul 2020
Updated at 07:17 on 24 Jul 2020
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