General Information

Event name: US-88-006
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (May 1986, 1987)
Individuals to contact: NUZZI, Robert

Location & Date

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General location information: Reeves Bay, an arm of Flanders Bay long Island, New York.,
HAB Area code(s): US-01
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Additional date-related information: May 1988

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Protogonyaulax tamarensis ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Additional harmful effect information: Paralytic shellfish toxin detected in mussels for toxin monitoring. Levels relatively low.