General Information

Event name: NO-14-024
Country: NORWAY
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 25445-21831 g/kg)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Pecten maximus
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Norwegian Food Safety Autority monitoring program)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Kleiven

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: North Sea, south, Fluarholmen, Rogaland
HAB Area code(s): NO-09
Additional location information: This is a Pecten maximus location
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2014-07-21, End: 2014-09-29
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: 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
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: ASP: week 30 (25445 g/kg), week 35(22790 g/kg) and week 38 (21831 g/kg)
Economic losses: Mussel plants were banned from harvesting.
Management decision: Harvesting was stopped and the public was warned
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 12:21 on 17 Oct 2014
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