General Information

Event name: US-15-006
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Natural Fish , Aquaculture Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: Yes
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Suffolk County)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: GOBLER

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Peconic Bay estuary, Shinnecock Bay, Weesuck Creek, Sag Harbor, Accabonic Harbor, Three Mile Harbor, New York
HAB Area code(s): US-08
Additional location information: Harbors and Coves; this year dense patches were found in Weesuck Creek (counts not available yet)
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: August through September

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Cochlodinium spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

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

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 06:49 on 3 Feb 2017