General Information

Event name: RU-08-002
Nature of the harmful event:
Other ( Microalgae toxicity)
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 52.28 picogram/ml)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (plankton monitoring programme of Institute of Marine biology)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: ORLOVA, Tatiana Yu , STONIK, Inna V.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 43.199444, Longitude: 131.918056
General location information: Golden Horn Bay (Peter the Great Bay), Primorskii Krai, Southeast Russia
HAB Area code(s): RU-11
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2008-07-15
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia pungens ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Pseudo-nitzschia pungens Domoic Acid DA eq 52.28 picogram/ml ELISA
Kit used: Yes Type of kit used: ASP direct cELISA
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