Great Britain has a high health status with regard to fish, mollusc and crustacean diseases. The listed diseases are detailed in Annex 1A to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1251/2008 and Schedule 1 of The Aquatic Animal Health (Scotland) Regulations 2009.
Movements of fish, molluscs and crustaceans (including their ova or gametes) of species susceptible to or a vector for any of the listed diseases are only permitted between areas with equivalent health status or from a higher to a lower health status. Movements of susceptible or vector species are prohibited from an area with a low health status to an area with a high health status.
Details of the listed diseases and their current status in Scotland can be found via the following link. This page will be updated if the status of a disease changes.
- First published
- 25 August 2020
- Last updated
- 21 January 2021
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