Sri Lanka (LK)
Importing country requirements
It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.
Refer to the Department’s websites for current information about exporting animals (including any suspensions).
- Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
I, ________________________________, an official veterinarian for the government of Australia certify to the best of my knowledge that:
- Australia has been free from red sea bream iridovirus for at least the past two (2) years.
The Department issues certification for country freedom based on advice obtained from the Australian Chief Veterinary Officer as reported to the WOAH.
- There have been no cases of notifiable diseases to which barramundi fingerlings are susceptible at the property of origin in the three (3) months prior to export.
The Department issues certification based on a declaration by the relevant state or territory Department of Primary Industries confirming the absence of the notifiable disease on the property of origin for the period specified.
- The batch1 from which the fish were selected have undergone a negative histopathological examination within 21 days prior to export for epizootic ulcerative syndrome
(Aphanomyces invadans),viral encephalopathy and retinopathy
(Betanodavirus spp.), mycobacteriosis and nocardiosis.
The Department issues certification based on a laboratory test report confirming that the batch from which the fish were selected tested negative for epizootic ulcerative syndrome (Aphanomyces invadans), viral encephalopathy and retinopathy (Betanodavirus spp.), mycobacteriosis and nocardiosis.
- The fish have been treated for external parasites within three (3) days of export.
The Department issues certification based on a declaration by the person who administered the external parasite treatment to the fish.
- The fish have been inspected by a government biosecurity/fisheries officer or authorised veterinarian within three (3) days of export and were free from clinical signs of infectious and contagious disease (including external parasites).
The Department issues certification based on a declaration from the person who inspected the fish within 72 hours of export confirming the fish in the consignment displayed no clinical signs of disease.
- The containers used for transporting the live fish were either new or have been cleaned and disinfected prior to use.
The Department issues certification based on a declaration from the exporter.
1 a representative sample of the consignment sufficient to detect 10% prevalence of disease with 95% confidence.
The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.
Pre and post arrival quarantine requirements
The importing country may have specific pre and post arrival quarantine requirements and you should check this.
Basis for Micor entry
Based on health certificate agreed in 2015.
Entry last reviewed 21 July 2021.
23/05/2023 - Basis of Certification updated.