General Information

Event name: EG-87-002
Country: EGYPT
Nature of the harmful event:
Other ( occasional fish kills due to anoxicity and/or gill clogging)
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: ISMAEL, Amany

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 31.202222, Longitude: 29.890833
General location information: Eastern Harbour, Alexandria, Egypt, HANA
HAB Area code(s): EG-02
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1987-08-25
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium minutum (6E10^6 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Zaghloul, F. A. & Halim, Y. 1992. Long-term eutrophication in a semi-closed bay: the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria A2 - Vollenweider, R.A. In: Marchetti, R. & Viviani, R. [Eds.] Marine Coastal Eutrophication. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 727-35.

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Additional harmful effect information: occasional fish kills due to anoxicity and/or gill clogging
Created at 01:50 on 18 Jun 2018
Updated at 03:19 on 28 Sep 2018