• Cleaning & Disinfection

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on the principles and procedure for cleaning and disinfection in aquaculture.
    • Francisellosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on francisellosis. This disease is caused by a non-motile, gram negative coccobacillus which is strictly aerobic and facultatively intracellular. The causative organism is, Francisella philomiragia subspecies noatunensis.
    • Furunculosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on furunculosis. Furunculosis is a significant systemic bacterial disease caused by a gram negative, non-motile, rod shaped, bacterium Aeromonas salmonicida.
    • General Biosecurity

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on general aquaculture biosecurity. Biosecurity in aquaculture can be defined as a set of management practices put in place to prevent the introduction of disease causing organisms onto a site.
    • Gyrodactylosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on gyrodactylosis. This disease is caused by Gyrodactylus salaris, a freshwater ectoparasite of Atlantic salmon.
    • Ichthyophthiriosis ‘White-spot Disease’

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on ichthyophthiriosis ‘white-spot disease’. The disease, also known as “Ich”, affects most species of freshwater fish and has a worldwide distribution.
    • Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on infectious haematopoietic necrosis. This disease is caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Novirhabdoviridae. IHN is listed as a non-exotic disease under EU Directive 2006/88/EC, and is notifiable in Ireland, according to S.I. No. 261 of 2008.
    • Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN). This disease is a highly contagious systemic disease, caused by a double stranded RNA virus of the family Birnaviridae.
    • Infectious Salmon Anaemia

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on infectious salmon anaemia (ISA). ISA is caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the family Orthomyxoviridae. ISA is listed as a non-exotic disease under EU Directive 2006/88/EC, and is notifiable in Ireland, according to S.I. No. 261 of 2008.
    • Koi Herpesvirus Disease

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on Koi herpesvirus disease (KHV). KHV is caused by koi herpesvirus (or cyprinid herpesvirus-3) a double stranded DNA virus of the family Herpesviridae. KHV is listed as a non-exotic disease under EU Directive 2006/88/EC and is notifiable in Ireland according to S.I. No. 261 of 2008.
    • Pancreas Disease

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on pancreas disease. This disease is caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus known as the salmonid alphavirus.
    • Perch Rhabdovirus

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on perch rhabdovirus. Rhabdoviruses of the genus Vesiculovirus are an emerging group of pathogenic viruses and include perch rhabdovirus, pike-fry rhabdovirus, tench rhabdovirus, lake trout rhabdovirus and spring viraemia of carp virus.
    • Rainbow Trout Fry Syndrome

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on Rainbow Trout Fry Syndrome (RTFS). This disease is caused by a gram-negative, rod-like, filamentous bacterium, Flavobacterium psychrophilum. The disease is also known as bacterial cold water disease.
    • Rickettsiosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on rickettsiosis. This disease is caused by a gram-negative, obligate intracellular bacterium, Piscirickettsia salmonis.
    • Vibriosis

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on vibriosis. This disease is a systemic bacterial infection caused by a gram negative, motile, rod shaped bacteria of the family Vibrionaceae.
    • Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2011)
      This leaflet gives information on viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS). VHS is caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Novirhabdoviridae. VHS is listed as a non-exotic disease under EU Directive 2006/88/EC, and is notifiable in Ireland, according to S.I. No. 261 of 2008.