Novirhabdovirus sp. (Family Rhabdoviridae) (Kim and Faisal 2011)
Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHS), Egtved virus
First detected in Europe (Bain et al. 2010)
First isolated in the Great Lakes in 2005; had most likely been present for several years (Bain et al. 2010)
Unknown, possibly through ballast water (Bain et al. 2010)
Viral disease of fish that infects a wide range of species and can cause large fish kills (Bain et al. 2010)
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Council or Task Force
DOC. NOAA. Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory; DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse.
DOI. United States Geological Survey.
DOI. National Park Service.
Australian Government. Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (Canada).
State and Local Government
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
See also: Aquatic Invasive Species for more action plans
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Fish & Wildlife Department.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
See also: Emerging Diseases and Issues for more resources
Purdue University. Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
University of Minnesota. Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center.
Iowa State University. Center for Food Security and Public Health.
Bain, M.B., E.R. Cornwell, K.M. Hope, et al. 2010. Distribution of an invasive aquatic pathogen (viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus) in the Great Lakes and its relationship to shipping. PLOS ONE 5(4): e10156.
Kim, R., and M. Faisal. 2011. Emergence and resurgence of the viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (Novirhabdovirus, Rhabdoviridae, Mononegavirales). Journal of Advanced Research 2(1):9-23.