General Information

Event name: IE-14-001
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: upto max conc 975 STXdiHCL equiv.'s g/kg)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NMP Biotoxins)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Annual Occurence)
Individuals to contact: CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Cork Harbour, South
HAB Area code(s): IE-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2014-06-23
Start: 2014-06-23, End: 2014-06-23
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2014-06-23, End: 2014-06-23
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium spp. (400 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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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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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
M.edulis Saxitoxins STX eq 975 LC-FD
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
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Management decision:
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Updated at 01:49 on 8 Apr 2016
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