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It is a glutamate analog, which acts as a potent excitatory neurotransmitter and causes amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) in humans (Quilliam & Wright 1989, Quilliam et al.
Essentially it is a natural toxin produced by certain species of microscopic phytoplankton of the diatom genus Pseudo-nitzchio, which is associated with amnesic shellfish poisoning.
Organiser Doug McLeod spoke of a difficult three years for those involved in scallop rearing, with activities severely curtailed by increased outbreaks of Amnesic shellfish poisoning.
Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning can lead to severe sickness and headaches, followed by memory loss, permanent brain damage and even death.
9, 1998--The Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife jointly announced today that the proposed razor clam season has been postponed due to elevated levels of a marine toxin called domoic acid, which causes Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning in people and Domoic Acid Poisoning in animals.
ABSTRACT Domoic acid (DA) the toxin responsible for amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) has proven problematic for king scallop Pecten maximus fisheries and aquaculture in Ireland.