General Information

Event name: GB-12-001
Nature of the harmful event:
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: ASP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standards Agency Scotland Shellfish Biotoxin Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen , MURRAY, LORNA , Davidson, Keith

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 56.398889, Longitude: -5.719167
General location information: Loch Spelve, Western Isles, Scotland
HAB Area code(s): GB-16
Additional location information: Site name in Loch Spelve is Rubha na Faing
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2012-08-28
Start: 2012-08-28, End: 2012-08-28
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2012-08-28, End: 2012-08-28
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Causative organism known: No
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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
Mytilus edulis Domoic Acid DA 27 mg/kg LC
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Created at 05:24 on 2 Apr 2013
Updated at 04:52 on 5 Oct 2020