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Bonamia ostreae

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:45:19 GMT
Disease name
Bonamia ostreae
Species affected
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
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Present in 8 Bays
DAFM Division Responsible
The Marine Institute
Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website