General Information

Event name: PHL-10-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): red snapper
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: AZANZA, Rhodora , YNIGUEZ, Aletta

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Mina, Iloilo,
HAB Area code(s): PHL-7
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2010-06-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: June 2010 - no specific date


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Mendoza, C. O., A. C. Rabanes, E. C. Jimenez, R. V. Azanza, J. Cortez-Akhunzadah, and L. J. Cruz. 2010. Detection of ciguatera fish poisoning in the Philippines. Journal of Environmental Science and Management 1-2013:50-55

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
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Ciguatoxins C-CTX1 1123.67 [M+H-H2O]+ Other
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: Used Mass spectrometer in this paper; also tested separately by the Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture by Cigua-Check
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: 22 people with CFP
Created at 02:57 on 28 Sep 2017