Infection with Bonamia ostreae

Last Modified: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 15:52:07 IST
Disease name Infection with Bonamia ostreae
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Molluscs
Description Bonamia ostreae is an intrahaemocytic protist belonging to the phylum Haplosporidia, which infects the native oyster, Ostrea edulis. The parasite induces physiological disorders which may result in eventual death
Status in Ireland Present (in 8 bays)
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland N/A
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute

Regulation (EU) 2021/620

Link to relevant external website
About Fish Health in Ireland | Fish Health Unit
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes