General Information

Event name: UY-91-003
Country: URUGUAY
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: MENDEZ, Silvia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -34.866667, Longitude: -55.266667
General location information: PIRIAPOLIS beach, Maldonado
HAB Area code(s): UY-02
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1991-03-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Akashiwo sanguinea (18830000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Iheringia, Ser. Bot.Porto Alegre N54 P 3-18 .2000

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: 25 °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event: Max: 28,
Bloom location in the water column:
Surface
Subsurface
Growth:
In situ
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

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:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: PEOPLE CONCERN ABOUT THE DARK RED COLOUR OF THE COSTAL WATER IN THE TURISTIC BEACH
Created at 03:02 on 28 Sep 2017
Updated at 05:06 on 22 Mar 2018