General Information

Event name: US-15-014
Country: UNITED STATES
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 71.3 ug/100g on 5/12/15, 101.7 ug/100g on 5/19/15, 54.2 ug/100g on 5/27/15, then <44ug/100g after that. These readings were for Star Island ( 42.978611N, -70.611111W). All other monitoring stations in NH showed <44ug/100g for the entire year)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES PSP MONITORING PROGRAM)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (multiple years with toxicity)
Individuals to contact: NASH, Chris

Location & Date

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General location information: , NH
HAB Area code(s): US-03
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 04:20 on 7 Feb 2017
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