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Infectious Haematopoietic necrosis

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:17:17 GMT
Disease name
Infectious Haematopoietic necrosis
Species affected
Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) is an infectious viral disease of salmon and trout, which was first recognised in the 1950s in North America in Chinook and Sockeye salmon . The disease has most economic significance for freshwater farms, however Pacific and Atlantic salmon in both freshwater and seawater have been severely affected
Status in Ireland
Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible
The Marine Institute
Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website