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Status of regulated aquatic animal reportable diseases

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency 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 reportable 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: 2019/10/31

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Pathogenic Agent: Bonamia ostreae – OIE listed

Refer to mollusc reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Provisionally Free Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Ceratomyxosis (Ceratomyxa shasta)

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Haplosporidium nelsoni

Refer to mollusc reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Provisionally Free Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Infectious haematopoietic necrosis – OIE listed

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Infectious pancreatic necrosis

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Infectious salmon anaemia (includes HPR0) – OIE listed

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Koi herpesvirus disease – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check(2018)
Alberta Check Check(2018)
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check(2008) Check
Ontario Check(2019) Check(2015)
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Marteilia refringens – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Marteiliodes chungmuensis

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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Mikrocytos mackini

Refer to mollusc reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Provisionally Free Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Perkinsus marinus – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Perkinsus olseni – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Spring viraemia of carp – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check(2006) Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Taura syndrome – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia – OIE listed

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: Whirling disease (Myxobolus cerebralis)

Refer to finfish reportable diseases for the most current declarations by province and marine area and the maps of each declared area.

For the purposes of export certification, Buffer Areas in the above declarations are considered to be free of disease, as there has been no detection or report of disease in the area.

Pathogenic agent: White spot syndrome 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: White sturgeon iridioviral disease

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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check (2006)
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check

Pathogenic agent: Yellowhead disease – 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 levelFootnote 1
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada Check
British Columbia Check Check
Alberta Check Check
Saskatchewan Check Check
Manitoba Check Check
Ontario Check Check
Quebec Check Check
New Brunswick Check Check
Prince Edward Island Check Check
Nova Scotia Check Check
Newfoundland Check Check
Yukon Check Check
Northwest Territories Check Check
Nunavut Check Check
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