General Information

Event name: IE-00-015
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: ASP
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: 53.266667, Longitude: -9.733056
General location information: Casheen Bay., Galway, West Coast Ireland.
HAB Area code(s): IE-06
Additional location information: ICES Fishing Area: VII b
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Quilliam et al. 1995, >20ug/g detected (Domoic & Epidomic acid) Illauneragh (P.maximus) 27/06/2000 Gonads 25.4 ug/g 05/07/2000 Gonads 33.4 ug/g 10/08/2000 Gonads 54.2 ug/g


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

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
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
Pecten maximus Domoic Acid DA eq LC
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Updated at 09:51 on 30 Aug 2019
Checked at 04:32 on 22 Apr 2013