Occurrence of domoic acid in Washington state razor clams (Siliqua patula) during 1991-1993.

@article{Wekell1994OccurrenceOD,
  title={Occurrence of domoic acid in Washington state razor clams (Siliqua patula) during 1991-1993.},
  author={J C Wekell and E J Gauglitz and Henry Joseph Macaulay Barnett and C L Hatfield and D Simons and Darlene Ayres},
  journal={Natural toxins},
  year={1994},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={197-205}
}
The presence of domoic acid in aquatic species was reported for the first time in the United States in the late summer of 1991 in Monterey Bay, California. By October of 1991, domoic acid was found in razor clams (Siliqua patula) and in the viscera of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) along the coasts of Washington and Oregon. In response to this outbreak, the National Marine Fisheries Service, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Fisheries began analysis of Washington State… CONTINUE READING