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Yellowhead disease

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:35:57 GMT
Disease name
Yellowhead disease
Species affected
Yellow head disease (YHD) means infection with yellow head virus (YHV). YHV and the related gill-associated virus are classified as a species in the genus Okavirus, family Roniviridae and order Nidovirales.
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