DEFRA publishes guide to protect fresh water fish Published: 19 July, 2005
DEFRA has published two further leaflets as part of its ‘Keep Fish
Disease Out’ campaign. These follow the success of the
gyrodactylosis leaflets launched last year.
These newly published leaflets are:
* ‘A guide to protecting freshwater fish stocks from Gyrodactylosis
and other serious fish diseases’
* ‘A guide to protecting freshwater fish stocks from Spring Viraemia
The leaflets contain a description of the diseases, the species they
affect and the action that fish farmers, fisheries managers and
anglers should take to prevent the introduction or spread of
freshwater fish disease in the UK.
The leaflets are being sent out to the industry and are also
available on line
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