Table of Contents

Note: Categories 1 to 4

Each disease has been assigned a Category with respect to current conditions in Canada. This is described further in Definitions of Category.

Diseases and Pathogens of Molluscan Shellfish

Oysters

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Mussels

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Clams and Cockles

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Scallops

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Abalone

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Diseases and Pathogens of Echinoderms

Sea Urchins

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Sea Cucumbers

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Sea Stars

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Diseases and Pathogens of Crustacea

Lobsters

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Shrimp and Prawns

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Crabs

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Crayfish

Category 1 (Not Reported in Canada)

Category 2 (In Canada and of Regional Concern)

Category 3 (Host Not in Canada)

Category 4 (Negligible Significance in Canada)

Citation Information

Bower, S.M. (2011): Synopsis of Infectious Diseases and Parasites of Commercially Exploited Shellfish: Table of Contents.

Date last revised: November 2011
Comments to Susan Bower

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