General Information

Event name: NO-18-009
Country: NORWAY
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 674-1955 g STX/ kg)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Mytilus edulis
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Norwegian Food Safety Authority monitoring program)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Kleiven , Gustad|

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Straumen, Norskehavet sr
HAB Area code(s): NO-06
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2018-03-12, End: 2018-05-28
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2018-03-12, End: 2018-05-28
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information: Approx 0-3 meters

Toxin Assay Information

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Updated at 08:51 on 2 Apr 2019
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