General Information

Event name: SE-95-011
Country: SWEDEN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 40-140 g OA / 100 g.)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: KARLSON, Bengt

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Skagerrak and Kattegat.,
HAB Area code(s): SE-07 SE-08
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: From October to the end of the year. In all areas the concentrations decreased during spring and very low values were measured between June and September. In October an increase of the concentrations were again observed.

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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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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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mussels meat, Goteborg in January Okadaic Acid OA eq 40-140 Bioassay-Mouse
Mussel meat (January & February) Okadaic Acid OA eq 40-80 Bioassay-Mouse
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Updated at 04:49 on 1 Mar 2018
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