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Red sea bream iridoviral disease

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:26 IST
Disease name Red sea bream iridoviral disease
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
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link