General Information

Event name: CA-19-003
Country: CANADA
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: 33 ug/100g to 400 ug/100g)
Associated syndrome: PSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (CFIA)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes
Individuals to contact: McKENZIE, Cynthia

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: , Longitude:
General location information: Hill, Bliss, Frye Islands, Gran Manan, Bay of Fundy, NB, Maritime Eastern Canada
HAB Area code(s): CA-22
Additional location information: The foreshore and waters within 300m of these islands in the Bay of Fundy
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2019-05-02
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2019-05-16, End: 2019-10-15
Additional date-related information: Closure precaution May 2, reg limit May 16


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

Environmental Conditions

Weather: Turbidity (NTU): Wind direction:
Stratified water: Oxygen content (nL/L): Wind velocity:
Temperature (°C): Oxygen saturation %: Current Direction:
Sechhi disk (m): Salinity: Current Velocity:
Nutrient information:
Temperature Range During Event: Max: °C, Min: °C
Salinity Range During Event:
Bloom location in the water column:
Growth Comments
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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Kit used: Type of kit used:
Additional information:
Economic losses: closure
Management decision: Closure orders MTN 2019 029, MTN 2019 030-34, 36-37,39-42, 44-45 Rev MTN 2019 041-42
Additional harmful effect information:
Created at 03:04 on 30 Dec 2020
Updated at 09:29 on 30 Dec 2020