- news, features, articles and disease information for the fish industry


OIE: Outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus Olseni in French Polynesia

17 May 2013

FRENCH POLYNESIA - An outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus olseni, has been reported at in French Polynesia.

The outbreak affected a salt water oyster bed in Hao, Tuamotu, Gambier, where is caused 83.3 per cent morbidity.

The cause of the infection is thought to be due to the horizontal spread through water.

Further Reading

Find out more information on Infection with Perkinsus Olseni by clicking here.

TheFishSite News Desk

Our Sponsors


Sustainable Aquaculture Modular Courses AVAILABLE NOW - University of St Andrews

Seasonal Picks

Know Your Freshwater Fishes - 5m

Aquacullture Webinars from TheFishSite - Sign Up Now