General Information

Event name: UY-17-004
Country: URUGUAY
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: lipophilic toxins)
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Protoceratium reticulatum
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: MARTINEZ, Ana

Location & Date

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General location information: Arachania, Rocha
HAB Area code(s): UY-03
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2017-10-23
Start: 2017-10-23, End: 2017-11-06
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2017-10-24, End: 2017-11-07
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Protoceratium reticulatum (156300 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Dinophysis caudata (700 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 17.5 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction: SW
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: 18.6 Current Velocity:
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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 01:28 on 17 Dec 2020