TROUT 2013 - simulating VHS outbreaks: Report on Exercise TROUT 2013 - Implementation of and activities related to a Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (VHS) simulation exercise for the Nordic and Baltic Countries conducted 4th - 5th December 2013, Bergen, Norway
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Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat2015 (English)Book (Other academic)
Fish diseases are a major concern for aquaculture where fish are commercially reared. In the Nordic-Baltic countries aquaculture is currently taking place in freshwater fish farms and in marine fish farms. A range of viral diseases can cause devastating losses to fish rearing and wild fish stocks. Viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) – also known as “Egtved disease” - is a viral fish disease which affects a large number of freshwater and marine fish. The rainbow trout is very susceptible to the disease.
This report provides information on the preparatory work and the conduct a simulation exercise code-named “TROUT 2013”. The aim of the exercise was to test National VHS Contingency Plans.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd, 2015. , 53 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2014:571
Research subject Northern Dimension; Vocational training; Higher education; Marine environment; Nature; Business; Fisheries; Food; Justice; The Baltic Region; Baltic Sea Region; European Union
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-3850DOI: 10.6027/TN2014-571ISBN: 978-92-893-3905-6ISBN: 978-92-893-3906-3ISBN: 978-92-893-3907-0OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-3850DiVA: diva2:794617