General Information

Event name: PE-19-001
Country: PERU
Nature of the harmful event:
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: Yes (HABS PROGRAM MONITORING TO PERU)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Zones: Matacaballo, San Pedro, Vichayo Chulliyachi)
Individuals to contact: Sonia Sanchez , Augusto Franco , Nelly Jacobo

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -5.600000, Longitude: -80.951389
General location information: Paita bay, Paita
HAB Area code(s): PE-05
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2019-03-08
Start: 2019-03-08, End: 2019-03-11
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Akashiwo sanguinea (Hirasaka) Hansen et Moestrup 2000 (6400000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: IMARPE-REPORTE TÉCNICO

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): 17.6 Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): 1 Salinity: 35.21 Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Created at 08:50 on 28 Dec 2022