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Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:44 IST
Disease name Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Fish
Description Gyrodactylus salaris (Platyhelminthes; Monogenea) is a viviparous freshwater parasite that may cause infection in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact fhu@marine.ie
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/AboutUs/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=171&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_gyrodactylus_salaris.htm
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