General Information

Event name: CA-03-036
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 145 ugSTXeq/100g)
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (CFIA)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: BATES, Stephen S.

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: West Point to Seal Point, PEI
HAB Area code(s): CA-25
Additional location information: West Point to Seal Point PEI June 17 to July 17 Egmont Bay, PEI June 23 to Aug 1
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2003-06-17, End: 2003-08-01
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
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
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: GTN-2003-001 Prohibition Order GTN 2003 004 rev GTN 2003 002 Prohibition Order GTN 2003 006
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 12:49 on 27 Sep 2018
Updated at 06:28 on 27 Sep 2018