General Information

Event name: IE-00-018
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: PSP
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: 51.866667, Longitude: -8.199722
General location information: Cork Harbour., Cork, South Coast Ireland.
HAB Area code(s): IE-03
Additional location information: ICES Fishing Area: VII g
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Additional date-related information: Dates of PSP positive results.Cork Harbour (M.edulis) 12/06/2000 - 19/06/2000


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium tamarense (11,680 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Nitzschia longissima (20,560 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 03:45 on 26 Apr 2018
Checked at 04:32 on 22 Apr 2013