Status of shellfish toxicity in Singapore
No incidence of shellfish toxicity related to red tides has been recorded in Singapore to date. Only one species of dinoflagellate, Cochlodinium catenatum, has been found dominant in some of the phytoplankton blooms reported. Monitoring is regularly carried out in the waters along Johore Strait for paralytic shellfish poisoning on a fortnightly basis.
Cheong, L., Chuan, L. L., & Chung, C. Y. (1984). Status of shellfish toxicity in Singapore. In A. W. White, M. Anraku, & K.-K. Hooi (Eds.), Toxic Red Tides and Shellfish Toxicity in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of a Consultative Meeting held in Singapore 11-14 September 1984 (p. 86). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Ottawa, Canada: International Development Research Centre.