Report name:

Marine biotoxins in wild-caught Abalone in Australia


Navreet Malhi, Alison Turnbull, Jessica Tan, Andreas Kiermeier, Amanpreet Sehmbi, Rama Nimmagadda, Catherine McLeod



Content type:

National Survey

Background information:

The report details the findings of the first national survey of Australian wild caught abalone to detect marine biotoxins.


01 May 2014

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Other information:

The aim of the survey was to determine the presence of paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs), amnesic shellfish toxins (ASTs) and diarrhetic shellfish toxins (DSTs) in wild caught abalone at levels above the current Codex marine biotoxin limits during the 2013 fishing season.

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