General Information

Event name: FR-19-012
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

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: South Brittany / Quiberon, Vilaine, Loire and Bourgneuf,
HAB Area code(s): FR-08
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2019-04-29, End: 2019-09-08
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis sp. (900 cells/L)
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
Aequipecten opercularis Okadaic Acid 735 g/kg LC-MS
Cerastoderma edule Okadaic Acid 278 g/kg LC-MS
Mytilus Okadaic Acid 887 g/kg LC-MS
Mytilus edulis Okadaic Acid 1468 g/kg LC-MS
Ruditapes philipinarum Okadaic Acid 209 g/kg LC-MS
Spisulasolida Okadaic Acid 432 g/kg LC-MS
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: Harvesting areas closures
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 01:08 on 8 Jul 2020