Useful Links

European Union Reference Laboratories (EURL)

EURL for Fish Diseases

EURL for Crustacean Diseases

EURL for Molluscs Diseases

EURL for monitoring bacteriological and viral contamination of bivalve molluscs

OIE Reference Experts and Laboratories


 Other organisations and useful links

European College of Aquatic Animal Health (ECAAH)

HealthyFish Training Program

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

The Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals 2016

The Aquatic Animal Health Code 2016

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Fish Pathogens Database

The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH)

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)

FishBase – A global biodiversity information system on finfishes.

Myxozoa.org – A network for scientists involved with research on Myxozoan parasites.

FishPathogens.net – A photo gallery database of fish pathogens from North America.

Patología en Acuicultura – A blog for divulgation and discussion of several aspects related to the animal health in Aquaculture (mainly in Spanish).

International Ichthyoparasitology Newsletter

TheFishSite.com – A source of news from aquaculture industry, events and learning opportunities.


To suggest further links, useful for fish and shellfish pathologists, please provide necessary details to the EAFP web-master: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione ([email protected]).