General Information

Event name: CA-02-013
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 89.5 g/g DA.)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Monitoring program of Harmful algae of Department of Fisheries and Ocean at (MLI) and Canadian Food)
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: BONNEAU, Esther

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Gaspe, Quebec Region
HAB Area code(s): CA-09
Additional location information: Carletion and Gascons
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2002-04-14, End: 2002-05-04
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (54,000 cells/L)
Port-Daniel 19/04/2002 Baie des Chaleurs
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: No Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
Nutrient information:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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