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Status of regulated aquatic animal immediately notifiable diseases

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The CFIA updates Canada's health status at the national and provincial levels as mandatory notifications of aquatic animal diseases are confirmed.

The tables below outline the current status for immediately notifiable diseases in both wild and cultured aquatic animals. The information is updated in real time to allow Agency staff to certify exports of aquatic animals.

Only confirmed cases are included in this table with the date of the last confirmed detection in parentheses.

The data included in these tables is for export purposes only.

Current as of: 2020-09-14

Pathogenic Agent: Abalone viral mortality (Abalone Herpes-like Virus)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Bonamia exitiosa
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Bonamia roughleyi

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Brown ring disease (Vibrio tapetis)

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada No
British Columbia No (2005) Table Note 1 Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Table Note

Table Note 1

Crayfish plague was not confirmed by CFIA.

Return to table note 1 referrer

Pathogenic Agent: Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (Aphanomyces invadans)
OIE Listed

The CFIA does not exert controls related to disease response or domestic movement or import controls for epizootoic ulcerative syndrome (Aphanomyces invadans) in susceptible species in Canada, but continues to monitor for the presence of the disease and any changes in the epidemiology of the disease.

Epizootic ulcerative syndrome remains subject to mandatory notification in Canada and the CFIA will continue to receive and process notifications of suspicion or detections of epizootoic ulcerative syndrome because it is listed by the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE).

For purposes of export, country specific requirements related to epizootoic ulcerative syndrome must be met prior to endorsing the aquatic animal health certificate.

Pathogenic Agent: Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis (Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Infectious myonecrosis (Infectious Myonecrosis Virus)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Marteilia sydneyi

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Necrotizing hepatopancreatitis
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Oncorhynchus masou virus disease (Oncorhynchus Masou Virus)

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Red sea bream iridoviral disease (Red Sea Bream Iridovirus)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: White tail disease (White Tail Virus)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes

Pathogenic Agent: Withering Syndrome of Abalone (Xenohaliotis californiensis)
OIE Listed

Country / province Pathogen freedom at the level of country Pathogen freedom in wild aquatic animals at the province level Pathogen freedom in cultured aquatic animals at the province level
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Yes
British Columbia Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
Saskatchewan Yes Yes
Manitoba Yes Yes
Ontario Yes Yes
Quebec Yes Yes
New Brunswick Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island Yes Yes
Nova Scotia Yes Yes
Newfoundland Yes Yes
Yukon Yes Yes
Northwest Territories Yes Yes
Nunavut Yes Yes
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