Whirling disease is an infectious disease of finfish. It is caused by Myxobolus cerebralis. This is a protozoan in the Class Myxosporea.
In Canada, Whirling disease is a federally reportable disease. This means that anyone who owns or works with aquatic animals, who knows of or suspects Whirling disease in the animals that they own or work with, is required by law to notify the CFIA.
- Notice to Industry – Update on Zoning of Alberta for Whirling Disease – Red Deer River watershed
- Notice to Industry – Update on Zoning of Alberta for Whirling Disease – Oldman River watershed
- Confirmed detections of whirling disease – Alberta 2017
- Confirmed detections of whirling disease – Alberta 2016
- Fact Sheet - Whirling Disease
- News Release – First case of whirling disease in Canada
- Notice to Industry – Zoning of Alberta for Whirling Disease and Requirement for Permits
- Questions and Answers – Whirling Disease
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