General Information

Event name: GB-93-003
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: > 80g STX eq/100g)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: MACDONALD, Elspeth

Location & Date

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General location information: The Clyde sea, Dhoon Bay, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-14 GB-15
Additional location information: PSP toxin concentration above closure limit was detected in Millport, Southannan, Ayr and Dhoon
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1993-08-20
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 1993-08-20, End: 1993-09-13
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: No phytoplankton data from this event
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Saxitoxins STX eq 102 g/100g Bioassay-Mouse
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Updated at 03:24 on 15 Apr 2018
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