General Information

Event name: IE-12-001
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range:
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (National Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Occured in previous years)
Individuals to contact: SILKE, Joe , CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Bantry, Kenmare & Castelmaine Hbr, SouthWest
HAB Area code(s): IE-04
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2012-04-09, End: 2012-05-22
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. ( cells/L)
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: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth:
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 228.9g/g LC
T. philipinarium Domoic Acid DA eq 34g/g LC
Kit used: Yes Type of kit used: ELISA
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 02:31 on 1 May 2013
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