General Information

Event name: CL-70-001
Country: CHILE
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Aulacomya atra
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: MITCHELL, Steven

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Seno Reloncavi, X Region
HAB Area code(s): CL-02
Additional location information: seno Reloncavi
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1970-01-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: year is correct, but the day and month uncert


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuta Ehrenberg 1841 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Lembeye et al 1993

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:
Additional harmful effect information: over 100 people suffered severe gastrointestinal disorders
Created at 08:01 on 19 Aug 2019
Updated at 04:09 on 21 Nov 2019