General Information

Event name: CA-22-011
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: No
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (CFIA)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (closure due to historical evidence)
Individuals to contact: McKENZIE, Cynthia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 49.850000, Longitude:
General location information: Barred Island Cove, Pelleys Tickle, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland
HAB Area code(s): CA-27
Additional location information: Little Harbour, Pelleys Tickle, NDB, Middle Arm, Green Bay
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2022-06-28
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: closure orders based PSP containing cysts


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
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
Additional Environmental information:

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:
Management decision: Closure orders NTN-2022-046, NTN-2022-038, NTN-2022-196, revokes Closure order NTN-2000-002
Additional harmful effect information: Closures are more focussed on locations, previous closures in broader areas (2000)
Created at 05:10 on 3 May 2023