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Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:48:45 GMT
Disease name Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Fish
Definition Gyrodactylus salaris (Platyhelminthes; Monogenea) is a viviparous freshwater parasite that may cause infection in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Legislation http://envlit.ifremer.fr/content/download/32661/272609/version/1/file/Council_Directive_28011991.pdf
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/AboutUs/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/aahm/current/2.3.03_GYRO.pdf
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