General Information

Event name: ES-19-002
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 19.7 2.3 mg DA/kg)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes
Event occurred before in this location: No
Individuals to contact: REVIILLA, Marta , SOLAUN, Oihana

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 43.356667, Longitude: -2.448056
General location information: Longline Mendexa, Basque Country
HAB Area code(s): ES-01
Additional location information: Open marine waters
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2019-01-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2019-01-15,
Additional date-related information: No ASP detected in next sampling (2019-02-25)

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. (89200 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: 2.7 (maximum at 1 m) 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: Whole column
Growth:
Growth Comments
Additional Environmental information:

Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus galloprovincialis Domoic Acid 19.7 2.3 mg DA/kg LC-UV
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses:
Management decision: The production area could not be openned
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 04:01 on 16 Nov 2020
Updated at 09:40 on 22 Dec 2020
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