ARCHIVED - Locations infected with whirling disease in 2016

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Whirling disease (infection with Myxobolus cerebralis) is a federally reportable disease. This means that anyone who owns or works with aquatic animals has the legal obligation to notify the CFIA when they suspect or detect an aquatic animal disease that is of concern to Canada.

Current as of: 2017-11-30

Locations infected with whirling disease
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected Scientific Name
December 23 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
December 16 Alberta Rainbow trout
Rocky-mountain whitefish
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Prosopium williamsoni
December 6 Alberta Rainbow trout
Rocky-mountain whitefish
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Prosopium williamsoni
November 29 Alberta Brook trout
Rainbow trout
Rocky-mountain whitefish
Salvelinus fontinalis
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Prosopium williamsoni
November 25 Alberta Rocky-mountain whitefish Prosopium williamsoni
November 22 Alberta Brown trout Salmo trutta
November 17 Alberta Rocky-mountain whitefish Prosopium williamsoni
October 25 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
October 24 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
October 21 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
October 20 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
October 6 Alberta Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis
October 4 Alberta Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
September 26 Alberta Brook trout
Bull trout
Rocky-mountain whitefish
Salvelinus fontinalis
Salvelinus confluentus
Prosopium williamsoni
September 7 Alberta Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis
August 23 Alberta Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis

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