Locations infected with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia in 2017

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: 2017-12-31

Locations infected with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected Scientific Name
July 11 Pacific Ocean North Pacific hake Merluccius productus
May 26 Ontario American gizzard shad
American yellow perch
largemouth black bass
Dorosoma cepedianum
Perca flavescens
Micropterus salmoides
Lepomis gibbosus
January 20 QuebecAtlantic herring Clupea harengus
January 20 Atlantic Ocean SouthAtlantic herring Clupea harengus

Additional Information

Date modified: