General Information

Event name: GB-15-002
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standards Agency Shellfish Hygiene Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Cefas Plankton Lab

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: South and South West England,
HAB Area code(s): GB-07 GB-08 GB-10
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2015-07-09
Start: 2015-07-09, End: 2015-10-14
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2015-07-09, End: 2015-10-14
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
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
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Okadaic Acid OA eq 3277 g OA eq/KG LC-MS
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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