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Fish Health News

BREXIT NOTICE: Certification of Fish and Shellfish from January 1st 2021

How Brexit will affect Animal Health Certification requirements for Fish/Shellfish moving between Ireland, UK & EU from 1st January 2021.

UK Landbridge: Movements for on-growing, relaying, depuration

Animal health requirements for movements through the UK Landbridge to the EU for on-growing, relaying or depuration after 1st January 2021.

UK Landbridge: Movements for human consumption, processing

Animal health requirements for movements through the UK Landbridge to the EU for human consumption or further processing after 1st January 2021.

Exporting to Great Britain

Animal health requirements for exports to Great Britain after 1st January 2021.

COVID-19: Fish Health Unit - Service Update

Details of changes to FHU services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Update on Crayfish Plague in Ireland

Crayfish Plague is recognised as a very significant threat to the survival of the globally threatened white-clawed crayfish, Austropotamobius pallipes, which is the only crayfish species native to Ireland. Crayfish plague is a highly infectious lethal disease caused by a fungal-like organism, Aphanomyces astaci, which infects white-clawed crayfish and can cause up to 100% mortality. The latest information on the presence of crayfish plague in Ireland can be found here.

Recent Outbreak of Koi Herpesvirus disease (KHV)

An outbreak of Koi Herpesvirus in Koi Carp was recently confirmed by the Marine Institute in a private garden pond in the Midlands.