General Information

Event name: IE-00-009
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Shellfish Toxicity Monitoring Program for Ireland)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: SILKE, Joe , CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Adrigole; Glegarriff; Donemark; Whiddy; Geari, Bantry Bay, South Coast Ireland.
HAB Area code(s): IE-03
Additional location information: N ( 5139'20'' - 5143'38'' ) W (0950'17'' - 0932'43''). ICES Fishing Area: VII j
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2000-02-22, End: 2000-08-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: The following Areas within Bantry Bay tested Positive on a weekly basis under the 24hr Mouse Bioassay (Yasumoto 1978) and the area remained closed from 25/04/2000 - 20/12/2000. N 51 40 55 - W 09 43 27 Adrigole ( M.edulis) N 51 43 38 - W 09 32 43 Glengarriff ( M.edulis) N 51 42 20 - W 09 28 32 Whiddy ( M.edulis) N 51 39 27 - W 09 32 56 Gearies ( M.edulis) N 51 39 20 - W 09 50 17 Castletownbere ( M.edulis) N 51 42 59 - W 09 26 17 Snave ( M.edulis) N 51 41 37 - W 09 26 42 North Chapel ( M.edulis) N 51 41 19 - W 09 28 04 South Chapel ( M.edulis).

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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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

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Updated at 04:22 on 26 Apr 2018
Checked at 04:32 on 22 Apr 2013
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