General Information

Event name: ES-05-003
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: max 85 mg domoic acid/Kg)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Andalusian Government Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Every few years)
Individuals to contact: MAMÁN, Luz , OCAÑA, Asunción , JAEN, David

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: South Andalucia, Andalucia South atlantic and mediterranean
HAB Area code(s): ES-10
Additional location information: ES-10 to ES-14
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2005-04-25
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia australis (279720 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
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: Advected
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Pecten maximus Domoic Acid 159 mg/kg LC-UV
Callista chione Domoic Acid 85 mg/kg LC-UV
Venus gallina Domoic Acid 53 mg/kg LC-UV
Donax trunculus Domoic Acid 33,8 mg/kg LC-UV
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Closure areas
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 02:42 on 27 Apr 2018