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Red sea bream iridoviral disease

Last Modified: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:46:21 GMT
Disease name Red sea bream iridoviral disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Fish
Definition Red sea bream iridoviral disease (RSIVD) (8) is caused by infection with red sea bream iridovirus. RSIVD is a significant cause of mortality in farmed red sea bream (Pagrus major) and more than 30 other species of cultured marine fish (15, 21) belonging mainly to the orders Perciformes and Pleuronectiformes
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)
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link