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Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci)

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:46:37 GMT
Disease name Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Crustaceans
Definition Crayfish plague means in fe c tio n with Ap hanomy cesastaci Schikora. This organism is a member of a group commonly known as the water moulds (theOomycetida).
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2015
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link