General Information

Event name: SI-15-004
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: max concentration 266 g OA/kg shellfish)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (National monitoring programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: MOZETIC, Patricija , FRANCE, Janja

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 45.530000, Longitude: 13.595833
General location information: ,
HAB Area code(s): SI-02
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2015-10-13
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2015-10-13, End: 2015-12-23
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis caudata (50 cells/L)
Dinophysis fortii (230 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. (260000 cells/L)
dominant species P. calliantha
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 Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus galloprovincialis Okadaic Acid OA eq 266 g/kg shellfish LC-MS
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: analytical method
Economic losses:
Management decision: closure of shellfish harvesting
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 04:40 on 4 Jan 2017
Updated at 07:50 on 7 Aug 2019