General Information

Event name: CL-10-001
Country: CHILE
Nature of the harmful event:
Mass mortalities
Event directly affected:
Aquaculture Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (POAS, PROMOFI)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: Jorge I. Mardones

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -44.953056, Longitude: -74.140833
General location information: Isla James, Aysen
HAB Area code(s): CL-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2010-04-07, End: 2010-04-14
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Eucampia zodiacus (1,280,000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Mardones, J.I., Clement, A., 2016. Manual de microalgasl del sur de Chile. pp. 186.

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 Comments
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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: losses of about 2% of cummulative salmon produccion
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: Reported mechanical fish gill damage
Created at 10:07 on 14 Sep 2017
Updated at 10:08 on 14 Sep 2017