Australia's National List of Reportable Diseases of Aquatic Animals

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Animal Health Committee (AHC), December 2018

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Endorsed by the Animal Health Committee (AHC) - December 2018

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Finfish

Disease

Listed in the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code (2018)

Listed regionally
(OIE/NACA) (2018)

Exotic to Australia

1. Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis – EHN virus

Yes

Yes

 

2. European catfish virus / European sheatfish virus

 

 

Yes

3. Infectious haematopoietic necrosis

Yes

Yes

Yes

4. Spring viraemia of carp

Yes

Yes

Yes

5. Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia

Yes

Yes

Yes

6. Channel catfish virus disease

 

 

Yes

7. Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy

 

Yes

 

8. Infectious pancreatic necrosis

 

 

Yes

9. Infection with HPR-deleted or HPR0 infectious salmon anaemia virus

Yes

 

Yes

10. Infection with Aphanomyces invadans (epizootic ulcerative syndrome)

Yes

Yes

 

11. Bacterial kidney disease (Renibacterium salmoninarum)

 

 

Yes

12. Enteric septicaemia of catfish (Edwardsiella ictaluri)

 

Yes

13. Piscirickettsiosis (Piscirickettsia salmonis)

 

 

Yes

14. Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)

Yes

 

Yes

15. Red sea bream iridoviral disease

Yes

Yes

Yes

16. Furunculosis (Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida)

 

 

Yes

17. Aeromonas salmonicida - atypical strains

 

 

 

18. Whirling disease (Myxobolus cerebralis)

 

 

Yes

19. Enteric redmouth disease (Yersinia ruckeri – Hagerman strain)

 

 

Yes

20. Koi herpesvirus disease

Yes

Yes

Yes

21. Grouper iridoviral disease

 

Yes

Yes

22. Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus – like (ISKNV-like) viruses1

 

 

Yes

23. Infection with salmonid alphavirus

Yes

 

Yes

24. Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) disease

 

Yes 

Yes

Molluscs

Disease

Listed in the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code (2018)

Listed regionally
(OIE/NACA) (2018)

Exotic to Australia

1. Infection with Bonamia ostreae

Yes

Yes

Yes

2. Infection with Bonamia species

 

 

 

3. Infection with Bonamia exitiosa

Yes

Yes

 

4. Infection with Mikrocytos mackini

 

 

Yes

5. Infection with Marteilia refringens

Yes

 

Yes

6. Infection with Marteilia sydneyi

 

 

 

7. Infection with Marteilioides chungmuensis

 

Yes

Yes

8. Infection with Perkinsus marinus

Yes

 

Yes

9. Infection with Perkinsusolseni

Yes

Yes

 

10. Infection with Xenohaliotis californiensis

Yes

Yes

Yes

11. Iridoviroses

 

 

Yes

12. Abalone viral ganglioneuritis2

Yes

Yes

 

13. Ostreid herpesvirus-1 µ variant (OsHV-1 µvar)

 

 

 

Crustaceans

Disease

Listed in the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code (2018)

Listed regionally
(OIE/NACA) (2018)

Exotic to Australia

1. Infection with Taura syndrome virus

Yes

Yes

Yes

2. Infection with white spot syndrome virus

Yes

Yes

3

3. Infection with yellow head virus genotype 1

Yes

Yes

Yes

4. Gill-associated virus

 

 

 

5. Infection with infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus

Yes

Yes

 

6. Infection with Aphanomyces astaci (crayfish plague)

Yes

 

Yes

7. Infection with Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus (white tail disease)

Yes

Yes

 

8. Infection with infectious myonecrosis virus

Yes

Yes

Yes

9. Monodon slow growth syndrome

 

Yes

Yes

10. Infection with Hepatobacter penaei (necrotising hepatopancreatitis)

Yes

Yes

Yes

11. Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease

Yes

Yes

Yes

12. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei

 

Yes

Yes

Amphibians

Disease

Listed in the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code (2018)

Listed regionally
(OIE/NACA) (2018)

Exotic to Australia

1. Infection with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

Yes

Yes

 

2. Infection with Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

Yes

 

Yes 

3. Infection with Ranavirus species

Yes

Yes

 


1 ISKNV-like viruses are those defined on page 7 of: Biosecurity Australia (2010) “Importation of freshwater ornamental fish: review of biosecurity risks associated with gourami iridovirus and related viruses – Provisional final import risk analysis report.” Department of Agriculture, Canberra, Australia.

2 Included within the OIE listed disease “infection with abalone herpesvirus”.

3 Restrictions apply

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Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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