General Information

Event name: ES-16-015
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Natural Fish
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity: No
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Ciguatera in the Canary Islands)
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: DIOGENE, Jorge , FERNÁNDEZ-TEJEDOR, Margarita

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: , Canary Islands
HAB Area code(s): ES-29
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Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Start: 2016-10-28, End: 2016-11-15
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
Additional date-related information: Fish and shellfish closure


Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Gambierdiscus caribaeus Vandersea, Litaker, Faust, Kibler, Holland & Tester, 2009 ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Economic losses:
Management decision: Fish and shellfish closure
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Created at 02:57 on 9 Aug 2019
Updated at 11:44 on 26 Jun 2020