General Information

Event name: ES-19-034
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: till 5.6 mg DA/ kg)
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Andalusian Government)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: MAMAN, Luz

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Alboran sea, South-east Spain
HAB Area code(s): ES-13
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2019-04-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: mid March to early June.


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia australis (28400 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:
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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Donax trunculus Domoic Acid 5.6 mg DA/ kg LC-UV
Chamelea gallina Domoic Acid 2.9 mg/Kg LC-UV
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
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Created at 10:08 on 23 Mar 2021