General Information

Event name: IE-05-002
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: upto 444.9 g/g total tissue)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (National Monitoring Programme for Marine Biotoxins)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: SILKE, Joe , CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Bantry / Kenmare / Dunmanus Bays, IRL SW
HAB Area code(s): IE-04
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2005-04
Start: 2005-04, End: 2005-05
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2005-04, End: 2005-05
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia seriata ( cells/L)
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:
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
M.edulis Domoic Acid DA eq 444.9 LC
C.gigas Domoic Acid DA eq 152.7 LC
Kit used: Type of kit used:
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Checked at 04:31 on 22 Apr 2013
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