General Information

Event name: GB-95-005
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (MAFF shellfish hygiene monitoring programme)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Wales, South
HAB Area code(s): GB-10
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1995-07-06
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 1995-07-06, End: 1995-07-06
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Saxitoxins STX eq 117.6 g/100g Bioassay-Mouse
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