General Information

Event name: CA-02-003
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Aquaculture Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Phytoplankton monitoring in the western Fundy Isles in the Bay of Fundy)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: MARTIN, Jennifer

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 45.039444, Longitude: -66.579444
General location information: Northwest Bay of Fundy, Scotia Fundy Region
HAB Area code(s): CA-22
Additional location information: Passamaquoddy Bay, NB
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: 06/09/2002 to 12/11/2002

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Eucampia zodiacus (961,920 cells/L)
Passamaquoddy Bay
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: Chlorophyl concentration: 9.7 ug / L (fluorescence)
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: 11 °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 32,
Bloom location in the water column: Whole column
Growth:
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:
Additional harmful effect information:
Updated at 03:10 on 16 Feb 2018