General Information

Event name: OMN-08-001
Country: Oman
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
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: QUOD, Jean-Pascal , SCHWEIBOLD Laura

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 23.636944, Longitude: 58.343056
General location information: Oman Sea, Arabian sea, Oman Sea, Arabian Sea
HAB Area code(s): OMN-002
Additional location information: Started in Oman sea in Musandam and Al Batinah coasts and ended in the Arabian and Oman Seas
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2008-09-01
Start: 2008-09-01, End: 2009-04-30
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Cochlodinium polykrikoides Margalef 1961 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Al Gheilani, H. M., Matsuoka, K., AlKindi, A. Y., Amer, S., & Waring, C. (2011). Fish kill incidents and harmful algal blooms in Omani waters. Journal of Agricultural and Marine Sciences [JAMS], 16, 23-33

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Additional harmful effect information: More than 200 tons of fish and shellfish were killed. Seventy tons of Goldlined seabream were killed at an aquaculture farm in Quraiat, Muscat.
Created at 03:25 on 15 Sep 2021