General Information

Event name: US-07-011
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Humans
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (MA Biotoxin Monitoring Program - Division of Marine Fisheries)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: WHITTAKER, Dave

Location & Date

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General location information: Nauset Estuarine System, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
HAB Area code(s): US-05
Additional location information: Orleans and Eastham, MA
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2007-04-07, End: 2007-07-03
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Microalgae

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

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity: 0
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Toxin Assay Information

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