General Information

Event name: ES-09-003
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: positive mouse bioassay)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Donax trunculus
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Andalusian monitoring programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Every year)
Individuals to contact: MAMÁN, Luz , OCAÑA, Asunción , JAEN, David

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: huelva coast, Andalusia
HAB Area code(s): ES-09 ES-10
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2009-08-05
Start: 2009-07-06, End: 2009-08-19
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2009-07-15, End: 2009-08-31
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuta (12880 cells/L)
Dinophysis acuminata (3960 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: 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: Whole column
Growth:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Chamelea gallina Okadaic Acid OA Bioassay-Mouse
Donax trunculus Okadaic Acid OA Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Closure harvesting areas
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES