General Information

Event name: MX-17-007
Country: MEXICO
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , High Phyto concentration
Event directly affected:
Planktonic life , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP , OTHER , PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Mareas Rojas (COFEPRIS))
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (2008,2010,2011,)
Individuals to contact: Rosalba Alonso Rodriguez

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 19.107778, Longitude: -104.375000
General location information: Bahía de Santiago, Colima
HAB Area code(s): PM
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2017-04-25, End: 2017-06-05
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: precautionary closure


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis caudata ( cells/L)
Gymnodinium catenatum Graham 1943 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Ceratium tripos ( cells/L)
Protoperidinium sp. ( cells/L)
Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg 1833 ( cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/

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
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: precautionary closure
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 12:57 on 4 Jan 2019
Updated at 07:52 on 26 Feb 2023