General Information

Event name: GB-80-001
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Aquaculture Fish
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome:
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Loch Fyne, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-15
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1980-09-28
Start: 1980-09-28, End: 1980-09-28
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Gyrodinium aureolum (20,000,000 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
Event-related bibliography: Jones et al (1982) https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-the-marine-biological-association-of-the-united-kingdom/article/red-tide-of-gyrod-inium-aurelum-in-sea-lochs-of-the-firth-of-clyde-and-associated-mortality-of-pondreared-salmon/66318EEA618860F6643ED6DAC001E8E4

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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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: On 28 September 1980, water containing the red tide at Otter Ferry was unintentionally pumped into fish ponds at a shore-based salmon farm and resulted in the death, in one pond, of 3000 salmon each weighing about 1 kg and of 200300 smolts in another whe
Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information:
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