Western Fisheries Research Center

Aquatic Animal Health

The fish disease program at the WFRC includes a mix of basic and applied science focused on understanding the factors that control the distribution and severity of infectious diseases affecting both hatchery and wild fish. Aquatic health research includes work in virology, bacteriology, immunology, histology, molecular biology/genetics, fish pathogen ecology, epidemiology, and evolution, and genetics. We continue to develop methods and tools to understand the spread of disease in fish and help inform managers.

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Date published: July 18, 2018
Status: Active

Erythrocytic Necrosis Virus (ENV) - MMFS

Fish Virus

Erythrocytic Necrosis Virus (ENV)

Date published: July 17, 2018
Status: Active

Steelhead Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) - MMFS

Species Studied

Steelhead Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Date published: July 17, 2018
Status: Active

Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii) - MMFS

Species Studied

Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii)

Date published: July 17, 2018
Status: Active

Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) - MMFS

Species Studied

Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Date published: July 12, 2018
Status: Active

Research on Emerging Viruses of Salmonids - FHP

At the request of the State of Washington, the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Western Fisheries Research Center has been providing technical advice and conducting research regarding the emergence of IHNV in the watersheds of coastal Washington State.

Date published: July 12, 2018
Status: Active

Reference Laboratory Service - FHP

The Fish Health Section provides reference laboratory services to identify viral pathogens submitted by staff from the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) fish health laboratory.

Date published: July 12, 2018
Status: Active

Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) - FHP

Fish Diseases

Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis (IHN)