Fish diseases

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

If the species you are interested in is not listed on WAOL you may request to have it assessed. Please contact DAFWA’s Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS) on freecall 1800 084 881 or email info@agric.wa.gov.au, and they will transfer you to the relevant person.

For a copy of the declaration for these organisms, please contact PaDIS.

Declared pests

Name Control category Keeping category Area for which
declared
Bonamiosis C3 Prohibited Carnarvon and south to SA/WA border
Bonamiosis C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Epizootic ulcerative syndrome C3 Prohibited Whole of State
GAV/LOV virus of prawns C3 Prohibited Joseph Bonaparte
Gulf
GAV/LOV virus of prawns C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
Haplosporidiosis C3 Prohibited Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Haplosporidiosis C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Carnarvon
and north to
NT/WA border
Marteiliosis C3 Prohibited Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Marteiliosis C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Microsporidiosis C3 Prohibited Whole of State
Oyster oedema disease C3 Prohibited Exmouth and north
Oyster oedema disease C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Exmouth and north
Perkinsosis C3 Prohibited Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Perkinsosis C1 Prohibited Whole of State except Carnarvon and north to NT/WA border
Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy C3 Prohibited Kimberley
Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy C1   Whole of State except the Kimberley

Prohibited organisms

Full Taxon Name
Abalone viral ganglioneuritis
Abalone viral mortality
Acute viral necrosis in scallops
Aeromonas salmonicida infection (Furunculosis)
Aeromonas salmonicida infection (Goldfish ulcer disease)
Akoya oyster disease
Bacterial kidney disease (Renibacterium salmoninarium)
Channel catfish virus disease
Crayfish plague
Enteric redmouth disease (Yersinia ruckeri)
Enteric septicaemia of catfish (Edwardsiella ictaluri)
Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis European catfish virus
Epizootic haemopoietic necrosis (Redfin virus)
European sheatfish virus
Grouper iridoviral disease
Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)
Herpesvirus infection of Koi carp
Infection with Bonamia exitiosa
Infection with Bonamia ostreae
Infection with Marteilia refringens
Infection with Marteilioides chungmuensis
Infection with Perkinsus marinus
Infectious haematopoietic necrosis
Infectious hypodermal and haemopoietic necrosis virus
Infectious myonecrosis
Infectious pancreatic necrosis
Infectious salmon anaemia
Iridovirus
Mikrocytosis (Mikrocytos mackini)
Milky haemolymph diseases of spiny lobster (Panulirus spp.)
Monodon slow growth syndrome
Necrotising hepatopancreatitis
Piscirickettsiosis
Red sea bream iridoviral disease
Spring viraemia of carp
Taura syndrome
Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia
Whirling disease of salmonids
White spot disease
White tail disease
Withering syndrome of abalone
Yellowhead disease
ostreid herpesvirus-1 micron variant
Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus-like (ISKNV-lik_ viruses
Page last updated: Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 10:26am