General Information

Event name: ES-09-011
Country: SPAIN
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes
Associated syndrome: CFP (Ciguatera Fish Poisoning)
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector): Seriola dumerilli
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (2008 for the first time)
Individuals to contact: DIOGENE, Jorge , FERNANDEZ, Margarita

Location & Date

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General location information: Tenerife, Canary Islands
HAB Area code(s): ES-29
Additional location information: Tenerife
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2009-01-01
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd):
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Causative organism known: Yes
Causative Species/Genus: Gambierdiscus spp. ( cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
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Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
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Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Seriola dumerilli Ciguatoxins Cytotoxicity
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Management decision:
Additional harmful effect information: 4 cases in this outbreak Ciguatera food poisoning Clinical Criteria Any person having neurologic symptoms, if other causes have been excluded. Most frequent symptoms are: paraesthesia, cold allodynia, dysesthesia, pruritus without urticarial or erythema,
Created at 06:52 on 26 Jun 2020
Updated at 12:04 on 26 Jun 2020