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Barramundi fingerlings

Country: Indonesia

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Importing country requirements

  1. Australia has been free from red sea bream iridovirus for at least the past two years.
  2. There have been no cases of notifiable diseases of aquatic animals reported on the property of origin during the past 6 months.
  3. The batch[1] from which the fish were selected have undergone a negative histopathological examination within 14 days prior to export for epizootic ulcerative syndrome (Aphanomyces invadans) and viral nervous necrosis (Betanodavirus spp.).
  4. The fish have been treated for external parasites within 3 days of export.
  5. The fish have been inspected by a registered veterinarian within 3 days of export and were free from clinical signs of infectious and contagious disease (including external parasites).
  6. The containers used for transporting the live fish were either new or have been cleaned and disinfected prior to use.

Exporter requirements to meet the importing country requirements (basis of certification)

  1. The Department issues certification for country freedom based on advice obtained from the Australian Chief Veterinary Officer as reported to the OIE.
  2. Documentation from the relevant State/Territory Authority that there were no cases of notifiable diseases of aquatic animals reported on the property during the past 6 months prior to export.
  3. Records of sampling and laboratory test results from the batch which the fish were selected within the appropriate time frame.
  4. Declaration from the person who administered the treatment confirming treatment for external parasites within 3 days of export.
  5. Declaration from the registered veterinarian who inspected the fish within 3 days of export confirming the fish were found to be free from clinical signs of infectious and contagious disease (including external parasites).
  6. Declaration from the exporter confirming that the containers used for transporting the live fish were either new or were cleaned and disinfected prior to use.
[1]a representative sample of the consignment sufficient to detect 10% prevalenceof disease with 95% confidence.

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Last updated: 3/07/2022 11:46 PMCreated: 22/03/2015 11:25 AM