General Information

Event name: CA-02-022
Country: CANADA
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 (CFIA)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: McKENZIE, Cynthia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Chimney Bay and St. Lunaire Bay, Newfoundland
HAB Area code(s): CA-26
Additional location information: Cape Norman to English Island. Detected June 14 2002.
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2002-07-19
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2002-06-14,
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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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
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Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: closures NTN 2002 -03. This extends the closure order NTN-2001-03 to include Cape Norman to English Island.
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 06:44 on 21 Sep 2018
Updated at 09:06 on 10 Jun 2019