General Information

Event name: US-10-007
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Foam/Mucilage in the coast
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 128 PSP; 55 DA)
Associated syndrome: ASP , PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): California mussels and razor clams
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Oregon Department of Agriculture Biotoxin Monitoring Program for FDA shellfish sanitation)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Usually see PSP and DA in wild shellfish species each year along whole coast. PSP is normally associated with mussels and DA with razor clams. Normally see it in summer/fall but this year DA was in the spring.)
Individuals to contact: Manderson, Alex

Location & Date

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General location information: , Oregon Coastline
HAB Area code(s): US-22
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 09:55 on 14 Apr 2020
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