General Information

Event name: IE-13-005
Country: IRELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 1.37 g/g)
Associated syndrome: AZP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (NMP)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: CLARKE, Dave

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Trabreaga, Mcswynes, Donegal Harbour, Inver, NorthWest
HAB Area code(s): IE-08
Additional location information:
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2013-09-18
Start: 2013-09-18, End: 2013-12-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2013-09-18, End: 2013-12-02
Additional date-related information: McSwynes AZP from Sept 2013 to Feb 2014


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
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
C. gigas Azaspiracids AZA1 eq 0.18 LC-MS
M.edulis Azaspiracids AZA1 eq 1.37 LC-MS
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
Additional information:
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Management decision:
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Created at 12:32 on 16 Sep 2016
Updated at 12:48 on 16 Sep 2016