Since the 1970s, the harmful algae phenomenon has increased throughout the world. There is no clear trend in shellfish poisoning events in European waters for diarrheic shellfish poisoning (DSP), and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP). Amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) occurrences seem to occur more frequently than in the past.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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