General Information

Event name: ES-17-006
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Andalusian autonomous monitoring programme in harvesting areas)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (Frequent but does not have annual recurrence)
Individuals to contact: MAMÁN, Luz , OCAÑA, Asunción , JAEN, David

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: mediterranean and atlantic Andalusian, Andalusia
HAB Area code(s): ES-09
Additional location information: ES-09 to ES-15
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2017-03-27
Start: 2017-03-21, End: 2017-04-27
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2017-03-20, End: 2017-03-23
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia australis (88400 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 Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Donax trunculus Domoic Acid 20,5 mg AD/kg LC-UV
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: clousure harvesting areas
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 02:31 on 19 Jul 2018