General Information

Event name: IS-17-004
Country: ICELAND
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Shellfish
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: DSP: 80 - 120 g/kg)
Associated syndrome: DSP , PSP
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Monitoring of harmful alge in Iceland)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (In earlier years)
Individuals to contact: Sara

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: 65.034444, Longitude: 22.801667
General location information: Breidafjordur, Kidey, West Iceland
HAB Area code(s): IS-003
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2019-07-22
Start: 2019-07-08, End: 2019-08-12
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Microalgae

Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis spp. (620 cells/L)
Alexandrium spp. (640 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
Additional bloom information:
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Subsurface
Growth:
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
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Created at 00:00 on 30 Nov -1
Updated at 12:13 on 6 Jun 2024
Checked at 00:00 on 30 Nov -1
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