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


 Other organisations and useful links

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)

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.

Fish Health Section BLUE BOOK – 2016 Edition – Suggested procedures for the detection and identification of certain finfish and shellfish pathogens.

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 web-master: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione (webmaster@eafp.org).