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Author: Gretchen Kaufman, DVM

Zoological Medicine 2008
Fish Readings and Links for Part I
G. Kaufman, DVM
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

1. Fish Readings and Links for Part I

  • Koi Herpes Virus, Worlwide: Etiology (2003). ProMED-mail 20030929.2450. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Koi Herpes Virus emerges in the UK (2004). ProMED-mail 20040116.0177. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Koi Herpes Virus implicated in Fishkill in TX (2006). ProMED-mail 20060707.1867. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Pet fish released into the wild linked to Koi Herpesvirus outbreak – UK (2007). ProMED-mail 20071108.3630. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Aeromonas outbreak in goldfish – Indonesia (West Java) (2002). ProMED-mail 20020719.4798. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Gauthier DT, Rhodes MW. Mycobacteriosis in fishes: A review. Vet J. 2008.

  • Mycobacteriosis, striped bass - USA (Atlantic coast): New threats to Sea Bass (2003). ProMED-mail 20031209.3023. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Fish kill and agricultural runoff – Canada (Prince Edward Island) (1999). ProMED-mail 19990802.1324. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Anesthetic Options for Fish - P.R. Bowser. Available online at www.ivis.org. Document No. A1412.0701.

  • Fish Die-Off USA (VA) (2004). ProMED-mail 20040913.2549. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis outbreak in UK Fish farms threaten wild stocks – UK (Northern Ireland) (2003). ProMED-mail 20030227.0493. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Spring Viremia of Carp USDA (APHIS). Available at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/lpa/pubs/tn_ahspringcarp.html

  • Dalton R. Aquaculture: Fishing for trouble. Nature. 2004;431(7008):502-504.

  • Golden Algae, Fish Kill - USA (AZ) (2005). ProMED-mail 20050529.1492. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Salmon disappearance - USA (WA) (2005). ProMED-mail 20050622.1751. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Cataracts in Hatchery Raised Fish – USA (Florida) (2006). ProMED-mail 20060401.0980. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Levings RS, Lightfoot D, Hall RM, Djordjevic SP. Aquariums as reservoirs for multidrug-resistant Salmonella Paratyphi B. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on Internet]. 2006. [Accessed December 2008]. Available from http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol12no03/05-1085.htm .

  • Undiagnosed fish die-off: botulism suspected: Botulism in Salmon fisheries – USA (WA) (2006). ProMED-mail 20060621.1709. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Sea lice from salmon farms threaten wild stocks: Sea lice, aquaculture – Canada (BC) (2007). ProMED-mail 20070301.0730. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Ichthyophthirius multifilis, fish - USA (ID): Ich outbreak kills 250,000 fish at Idaho hatchery (2007). ProMED-mail 20070509.1489. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Catfish Die-Off – USA (MN, ND) (2007): Bacterial infection enhanced by unusual environmental conditions? ProMED-mail 20071027.3495.

  • Ford JS, Myers RA. A Global Assessment of Salmon Aquaculture Impacts on Wild Salmonids. PLoS Biology Vol. 6, No. 2, e33 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060033.

  • Fungus, Pacific Salmon – USA (AK) (2008): Form of "Ich" affects Alaska salmon - links to climate change? ProMED-mail 20080916.2901. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • New tapeworm found in Great Lakes fish (December 2008). Available at www.mlive.com http://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2008/12/new_tapeworm_found_in_great_la.html

  • Frazer LN. Sea-Cage Aquaculture, Sea Lice, and Declines of Wild Fish. Conserv Biol. 2008 Dec 10 (published online).

  • Choy CA et al. The influence of depth on mercury levels in pelagic fishes and their prey. PNAS August 18, 2009 vol. 106 no. 33 13865-13869.

  • Raymundo LJ et al. Functionally diverse reef-fish communities ameliorate coral disease. PNAS October 6, 2009 vol. 106 no. 40 17067-17070.

1.1. Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia

  • Viral hemorrhagic septicemia, fish - N. America (NY, Great Lakes): VHS continues to move and infects rainbow trout for the first time (2007). ProMED-mail 20070726.2401. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Viral Hemorrhagic septicemia, fish – USA (MI): VHS threatens Great Lakes fish (2007). ProMED-mail 20070127.0353. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia die-off in Michigan prompts government response (2007). ProMED-mail 20070519.1595. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia results in Fish Ban – USA (multistate) (2006). ProMED-mail 20061029.3102. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Molecular Epidemiology of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus in the Great Lakes Region. USGS. Available at http://wfrc.usgs.gov/pubs/factsheetpdf/vhsfs2011108.pdf

1.2. Infectious Salmon Anemia

  • International Response to Infectious Salmon Anemia – USDA

  • Murray AG, Smith RJ, and Stagg RM. Shipping and the Spread of Infectious Salmon Anemia in Scottish Aquaculture. Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 Jan;8(1):1-5. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol8no1/01-0144.htm

  • Raynard RS, Murray AG, Gregory. Infectious Salmon Anemia virus in wild fish from Scotland. Dis Aquat Organ. 2001 Sep 12;46(2):93-100

  • Rolland JB, Winton JR. Relative resistance of pacific salmon to infectious salmon anaemia virus. J Fish Dis. 2003;26(9):511-520

  • Falk K, Namork E, Rimstad E, Mjaaland S, Dannevig BH. Characterization of infectious salmon anemia virus, an orthomyxo-like virus isolated from atlantic salmon (salmo salar L.). J Virol. 1997;71(12):9016-9023.

  • Infectious Salmon Anemia in Maine - APHIS impact worksheet (2001). Available at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_dis_spec/aquaculture/downloads/isa_maine0301e.pdf

  • Infectious Salmon Anemia in Maine (2001). ProMED-mail 19991022.1899. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Infectious Salmon Anemia in Maine (2003). ProMED-mail 20030625.1569. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Leahy, Stephen. Biodiversity: The Real Price of Farmed Salmon. IPS. November 1o, 2008. Accessible at http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=44646.

  • Ford JS, Myers RA.A Global Assessment of Salmon Aquaculture Impacts on Wild Salmonids. PLoS Biology Vol. 6, No. 2, e33 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060033

1.3. Whirling Disease

  • Whirling Disease, trout – USA (UT) (2000). ProMED-mail 20000421.0592. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Whirling Disease measures – USA (UT) (2001). ProMED-mail 20010209.0263. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Whirling Disease, trout: resistance – (USA) Trout species resistant to Whirling Disease (2002). ProMED-mail 20020326.3820. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Whirling Disease, fish: transmission – USA (OR) (2006). ProMED-mail 20061105.3175. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.

  • Whirling Disease, Fish spreads to Alaska – USA (AK) (2007). ProMED-mail 20070606.1826. <http://www.promedmail.org>. Accessed December 2008.