Locations infected with whirling disease in 2017

Whirling disease is a federally reportable disease. This means that anyone who owns or works with aquatic animals has the legal obligation to notify the CFIA when they suspect or detect an aquatic animal disease that is of concern to Canada.

Current as of: 2017-10-31

Locations infected with whirling disease
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected Scientific Name
Sept 29 Alberta Rocky-mountain whitefish Prosopium williamsoni
June 13 Alberta Brown trout
Brook trout
Salmo trutta
Salvelinus fontinalis
April 4 Alberta Brown trout
Rainbow trout
Rocky-mountain whitefish
Salmo trutta
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Prosopium williamsoni

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