Salmonid enhancement program aquaculture licence - Appendix I - List of significant diseases
The diseases and infectious pathogens listed below are considered either exotic to British Columbia (BC) or, such as IHN that is known to exist in BC, have the potential to emerge from the Pacific marine ecosystem. These diseases can severely impact fisheries and affect regional and national trade so they warrant urgent notification and immediate attention.
- Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) (causative agent: Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (rhabdovirus)
- Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN) (causative agent: Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (birnavirus)
- Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) – European Strain (causative agent: Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (rhabdovirus)
- Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) (causative agent: Infectious salmon anemia virus (orthomyxovirus)
- Oncorhynchus masou Virus Disease (OMV) (causative agent: Oncorhynchus masou virus (herpes virus)
- Any filterable agent causing cytopathic effects in tissue culture other than the above.
- Whirling disease (causative agent: Myxobolus cerebralis)
- Cold Water Vibriosis (Hitra disease) (causative agent: Vibrio salmonicida)
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