General Information

Event name: FR-19-011
Country: FRANCE
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (REPHY)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: LEMOINE Maud REPHY

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: South Brittany / Audierne, Concarneau and Groix,
HAB Area code(s): FR-07
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2019-05-20, End: 2019-07-21
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis acuminata (2300 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Dinophysis sp. (3100 cells/L)
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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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:
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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
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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
Mytilus Okadaic Acid 1980 g/kg LC-MS
Cerastoderma edule Okadaic Acid 1128 g/kg LC-MS
Crassostra gigas Okadaic Acid 251 g/kg LC-MS
Donax tronculus Okadaic Acid 586 g/kg LC-MS
Polititapes rhomboides Okadaic Acid 540 g/kg LC-MS
Ruditapes decussatus Okadaic Acid 181 g/kg LC-MS
Kit used: Type of kit used:
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Economic losses:
Management decision: Harvesting areas closures
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Created at 12:55 on 8 Jul 2020