General Information

Event name: FR-94-004
Country: FRANCE
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: OTHER
Unexplained toxicity: Yes (An "unknown" toxin was again recorded in shellfish of a few areas like in 1993. This toxin, which was neither DSP or PSP, killed mice in few minutes, and was not linked with a toxic or harmful phytoplakton species in water. In some cases, this toxin)
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (The French Monitoring Network (REPHY).)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (1993.)
Individuals to contact: BELIN, Catherine

Location & Date

Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: ,
HAB Area code(s):
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

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:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
IOC/UNESCO ISSHA
IOC/UNESCO ICES PICES