General Information

Event name: DE-01-003
Country: GERMANY
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 20 - 45 µg OA / kg of mussels.)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Routine measurements for algal toxins in mussels of food and animal agencies in Neumünster and Husum)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual phenomenon.)
Individuals to contact: Hey, Dr. , Jütting, Dr.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: North Frisian Islands., Schleswig Holstein, Wadden Sea.
HAB Area code(s): DE-03
Additional location information: OA values: 20 to 45 µg/kg of mussels; in the following the detection of the toxin in 3 cultivation areas in the distinct week of the year is listed: Lister Ley: 27 week, 50 week Hörnum Deep: 42 week, 48 week Norderaue: 27 week, 44 week
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis sp. ( cells/L)
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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Growth: Advected
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Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 05:06 on 15 Apr 2015
Checked at 05:06 on 15 Apr 2015