General Information

Event name: PT-17-025
Country: PORTUGAL
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (National System of Bivalve Molluscs Monitoring)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: BRANCO, Maria Ana , QUENTAL, Teresa , GONÇALVES, Andre

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 37.132222, Longitude: -8.597500
General location information: Alvor lagoon, South coast, Algarve
HAB Area code(s): PT-06
Additional location information: coastal lagoon
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2017-04-03, End: 2017-05-29
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis sp. (120 cells/L)
on April 18
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:
Subsurface
Growth:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Interdict the harvesting and marketing of bivalve molluscs
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 05:13 on 31 Jul 2018
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