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Locations infected with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia

Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia is a federally reportable disease. This means that anyone who owns or works with aquatic animals has the legal obligation to notify the CFIA when they suspect or detect an aquatic animal disease that is of concern to Canada.

Current as of: 2021-09-30

Locations infected with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia
Year Date confirmed Location Animal type infected Scientific Name
2021 May 28 Ontario largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides
2021 May 5 Pacific Ocean Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
2021 April 19 Newfoundland Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
2020 May 20 Newfoundland Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
2018 July 12 Pacific Ocean Pacific herring Clupea pallasii
2017 July 11 Pacific Ocean North Pacific hake Merluccius productus
2017 May 26 Ontario American gizzard shad
American yellow perch
largemouth black bass
pumpkinseed
Dorosoma cepedianum
Perca flavescens
Micropterus salmoides
Lepomis gibbosus
2017 January 20 Quebec Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
2017 January 20 Atlantic Ocean Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
2016 June 22 Newfoundland Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
2014 March 26 British Columbia Pacific herring Clupea pallasii
2014 March 26 British Columbia Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
2013 August 21 British Columbia Pacific Herring Clupea pallasii

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