General Information

Event name: CO-07-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Sphyraena barracuda AphiaID 345843
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (There are some evidences about ciguatera in the region)
Individuals to contact: Mancera, Jose Ernesto

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 12.966667, Longitude:
General location information: Archipielago San Andres, Providencia and St. Catalina, San Andres island
HAB Area code(s): COL-06
Additional location information: Oceanic samll island
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2007-04-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: end of the first rainy season


Causative organism known: No
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Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: IOC Regional Science Planning Workshop on IOCARIBE ANCA IV. 2007.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 08:47 on 28 Oct 2015