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White spot disease

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:30:12 GMT
Disease name White spot disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Crustaceans
Definition White spot disease (WSD) means infection with white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). White spot syndrome virus 1 is classified as a species in the genus Whispo virus of the family Nimaviridae .
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