Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS)

Photo of yellow perch

Detailed Description

Yellow perch experimentally infected at the WFRC with a Great Lakes strain of VHSV. These fish show high mortality with typical signs of disease. Such models will be useful to study features of the disease caused by VHSV and will aid in development of vaccines or other control methods.


Image Dimensions: 350 x 202

Location Taken: Seattle, WA, US


USGS, Western Fisheries Research Center