General Information

Event name: NO-23-030
Country: NORWAY
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 2146 g/kg)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Mytilus edulis
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: Kleiven, Mona Ring

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 62.733333, Longitude: 7.098611
General location information: Cap Clara, Molde
HAB Area code(s): NO-07
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2023-04-10, End: 2023-07-10
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Alexandrium spp. (1240 cells/L)
week 15
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus: Alexandrium tamarense (1600 cells/L)
week 18
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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Economic losses:
Management decision: Harvesting was locally banned. The public was warned against picking toxic mussels.
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Created at 12:41 on 10 Aug 2023