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Adj.1.diarrhoetic - of or relating to diarrhea
unconstipated, regular - not constipated
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Diarrhoetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) outbreak in subtropical southwest Atlantic.
"This toxin has been found in the Conwy estuary in the past." A Conwy County Council spokesman said: "Routine shellfish sampling by food safety officers from regulatory services revealed a high level of diarrhoetic shellfish poisoning toxin in the mussels on the shore line in Rhos." James Wilson, from Menai Strait company Deepdock, said: "I am sure that sampling will take place across the wider area to ensure that the toxin has not become more widespread.
Such biotoxins produced in excess during algal blooms are consumed by shellfish (mussels, oysters, and others), resulting in human food poisoning, such as paralytic, neurotoxic, and diarrhoetic shellfish poisoning.
Following the Morecambe Bay tragedy, Gower MP Martin Caton highlighted the regulated Burry Inlet Cockle Fishery, shut down in 2001 for 14 months because of apparent diarrhoetic shellfish poisoning.