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Health status of fish and shellfish diseases in Scotland

Published: 25 Aug 2020
Last updated: 25 Aug 2020 - see all updates

Details of the listed diseases and their current status in Scotland.

Published:
25 Aug 2020
Health status of fish and shellfish diseases in Scotland

Great Britain has a high health status with regard to fish, mollusc and crustacean diseases. The listed diseases are detailed in in Part II, Annex IV of Directive 2006/88/EC 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 Aug 2020 Last updated: 25 Aug 2020 -