General Information

Event name: IE-14-004
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: up0 to max 0.6g/g)
Associated syndrome: DSP
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 (occassionally)
Individuals to contact: CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Cork Hbr, Oysterhaven, Sherkin, Youhal,
HAB Area code(s): IE-03
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2014-08-05
Start: 2014-08-05, End: 2015-09-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2014-08-05, End: 2015-09-01
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuta (34560 cells/L)
observed in Cork Harbour in Aug
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
C. gigas Okadaic Acid OA eq 0.26g/g LC-MS
M.edulis Okadaic Acid OA eq 0.6g/g LC-MS
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 01:47 on 15 Apr 2016
Updated at 01:51 on 15 Apr 2016
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