General Information

Event name: US-09-004
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Water Discoloration , Seafood toxins , Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
Other Terrestrial , Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Oregon commercial shellfish program)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (441 micro grams/100 grams at same station in Nov 2008)
Individuals to contact: HUNTER, Matt , Manderson, Alex

Location & Date

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General location information: Oregon coastline,
HAB Area code(s): US-22
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Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2009/06, End: 2009/11
Additional date-related information: Closure beginning Sept. 2008 con. to Jan '10

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
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