General Information

Event name: GB-12-002
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: > g STX eq / KG)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standard Agency Scotland Shellfish Hygiene Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen , Davidson, Keith

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 57.402778, Longitude: -5.620556
General location information: Loch Kishorn, West Coast, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-17
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2012-06-12, End: 2012-07-03
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: No associated phytoplankton data at this site.
Event-related bibliography:

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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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
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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
Mytilus edulis Saxitoxins STX eq 4019 g STX eq/ KG LC
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: Note different units compared with historic data.
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Created at 06:48 on 2 Apr 2013
Updated at 11:17 on 9 Oct 2020
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