General Information

Event name: US-95-025
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: < 80 g STXeq /100 g tissue.)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (1970, 71, 82-84, 86, 86, 89-94.)
Individuals to contact: ROSS, Maria R.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: San Mateo County., California.
HAB Area code(s): US-20
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Additional date-related information: June 95.

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Ref: State of California Department of Shellfish Services. Shellfish Monitoring Program Techinical Reports. 95-02, -05, -07, -09, -15, -17, -19, -22, -25, -27, -30, -32.

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
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Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: A single PSP occurrence in June of <80 g/100g tissue
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