You are legally required to report the presence or suspicion of any of these diseases, in any species, to DPIRD as soon as possible.
How to report:
- During normal office hours, contact the DPIRD Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) duty pathologist on +61 (0)8 9368 3351.
- After hours, contact the FishWatch 24-hour hotline on 1800 815 507.
- WA aquaculture licence holders should report via the WA aquaculture hotline, as per their aquaculture licence conditions.
|Finfish diseases||Exotic to Australia?||Category||Control category and area for which declared|
|Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida infection (Furunculosis)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Aeromonas salmonicida infection – atypical strains (Goldfish ulcer disease)||Not exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Bacterial kidney disease (Renibacterium salmoninarum)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Channel catfish virus disease||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Enteric redmouth disease (Yersinia ruckeri)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Enteric septicaemia of catfish (Edwardsiella ictaluri)||Not exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis||Not exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (Aphanomyces invadans)||Not exotic||Declared pest||C3 - whole of State|
|European catfish virus||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|European sheatfish virus||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Grouper iridoviral disease||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Herpesvirus infection of Koi carp||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Infectious haematopoietic necrosis||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Infectious pancreatic necrosis||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Infectious salmon anaemia||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus‑like (ISKNV‑like) viruses||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Piscirickettsiosis (Piscirickettsia salmonis)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Red sea bream iridoviral disease||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Salmonid alphavirus||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Spring viraemia of carp||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) disease||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy||Not exotic||Declared pest|| |
C1 - whole of State except the Kimberley
C3 - the Kimberley
|Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|
|Whirling disease of salmonids (Myxobolus cerebralis)||Exotic||Prohibited organism||-|