General Information

Event name: DK-01-001
Country: DENMARK
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: Positive mouse Biassay.)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (The Assosiation of the Danish mussel industry and mussel fishers.)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: ANDERSEN, Per

Location & Date

Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Outer part of the Wadden Sea., Wadden Sea.
HAB Area code(s):
Additional location information: ICES Fishing Area: IV b
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Date of detection of quarantine levels: 19/10/01

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuminata (1,300 cells/L)
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:
Growth Comments We don't know - propably a combination.
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Okadaic Acid Positive Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: The mussels were never put on the market - the area was closed for harvest.
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES