General Information

Event name: GB-16-003
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: Okadaic Acid >160 g/KG)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standards Agency Shellfish Hygiene Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen , Cefas Plankton Lab

Location & Date

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General location information: St Austell, Fowey, Torridge, S W England
HAB Area code(s): GB-07 GB-08 GB-09
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2016-07-05
Start: 2016-07-05,
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2016-07-05, End: 2016-11-02
Additional date-related information: Phyto monitoring in this area stopped end Sep

Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis spp. (3520 cells/L)
25/7/2016_St. Austell
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
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 Okadaic Acid OA eq 2013 g/KG LC
Kit used: No Type of kit used:
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Created at 01:50 on 14 Apr 2017