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Infection with red sea bream iridovirus

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:20:49 GMT
Disease name Infection with red sea bream iridovirus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Fish
Description Red sea bream iridoviral disease (RSIVD) (8) is caused by infection with red sea bream iridovirus. RSIVD is a significant cause of mortality in farmed red sea bream (Pagrus major) and more than 30 other species of cultured marine fish (15, 21) belonging mainly to the orders Perciformes and Pleuronectiformes
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact fhu@marine.ie
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Internationa_Standard_Setting/docs/pdf/2.3.07_RSIVD.pdf
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