General Information

Event name: GB-95-006
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: +ve MBA)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (MAFF shellfish hygiene monitoring programme)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: HOWARD, Godfrey

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: East coast, North East coast, Scotland and England
HAB Area code(s): GB-01 GB-22 GB-23
Additional location information: Dornoch Firth, Montrose, Redcar
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:1995-08-16
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 1995-08-16, End: 1995-10-16
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus:
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information: NO phyto data
Event-related bibliography:

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Okadaic Acid +ve Bioassay-Mouse
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information: positive mouse bioassay
Economic losses:
Management decision:
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Created at 05:14 on 15 Apr 2018