General Information

Event name: MX-12-002
Country: MEXICO
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Natural Fish , Aquaculture Fish , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP , PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Mussels
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Rosalba Alonso Rodriguez

Location & Date

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General location information: Rincon de Ballenas, Todos Santos Bay
HAB Area code(s): MX-BCS-1
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Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Event-related bibliography: García-Mendoza, E., Sánchez-Bravo, Y. A., Turner, A., Blanco, J., O'Neil, A., Mancera-Flores, J., Pérez-Brunius, P., Rivas, D., Almazán-Becerril, A., Peña-Manjarrez, J. L. 2014. Toxicon. 90: 111-123

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Okadaic Acid DTX2 1.21 ug of OA-eq kg- LC-MS
Pectenotoxins PTX2 2.43 ug LC-MS
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Created at 09:41 on 3 Feb 2018
Updated at 08:35 on 29 Dec 2018