General Information

Event name: FR-18-001
Country: FRANCE
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (REPHY-REPHYTOX)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: BODAGER, Dean , LEMOINE Maud

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: West Brittany/Brest Iroise and Douarnenez, Bay of Brest
HAB Area code(s): FR-06
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2018-01-22
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2018-01-22, End: 2018-03-27
Additional date-related information:

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia sp. ( cells/L)
old bloom with toxins remainign in the scallops
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 0.5 µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): 2 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:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Pecten maximus Domoic Acid 290.1 mg/kg LC
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Shellfish harvesting area closure
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 04:14 on 26 Mar 2019
Updated at 11:37 on 27 Mar 2019
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