General Information

Event name: CA-22-004
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 110 ug/100g)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (CFIA)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: McKENZIE, Cynthia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 44.533333, Longitude: -64.416667
General location information: Lunenburg Bay, Corkum\'s Island Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
HAB Area code(s): CA-17
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2022-06-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: increased over weeks continued June 7 2022


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

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: closure orders MTN-2022-004 and MTN=2022-005
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 06:58 on 21 Apr 2023