General Information

Event name: GB-16-005
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standard Scotland Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (See previous events)
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen , Davidson, Keith

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: The Clyde sea, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-15
Additional location information: This event took place in Loch Fyne (23/5/2016) and croy/North Bay in Sth Ayrshire (6/6/2016)
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2016-05-23
Start: 2016-05-17,
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2016-05-23, End: 2016-06-06
Additional date-related information: No Phyto data from Sth Ayrshire site


Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. (101414 cells/L)
Loch Fyne, 17/5/2016
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Domoic Acid DA 34 mg/KG LC
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
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Created at 03:24 on 14 Apr 2017