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White spot disease

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:15 IST
Disease name White spot disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description White spot disease (WSD) means infection with white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). White spot syndrome virus 1 is classified as a species in the genus Whispo virus of the family Nimaviridae .
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