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Barramundi fingerlings

Country: Sri Lanka

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Importing country requirements

  1. Australia has been free from red sea bream iridovirus for at least the past two (2) years.

  2. Certification is based on documentation from the Office of Chief Veterinary Officer of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, of no reports of Nationally listed (including OIE-listed) diseases in the country despite passive and active surveillance as part of Australia’s on-going reporting obligations under the OIE. (AKA- National Historical Freedom)


  3. 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.

  4. Certification is based on documentation from the relevant State or Territory Veterinary Authority or the relevant State or Territory Fisheries Authority that there have been no reports of non-OIE listed diseases (i.e. State/Terr notifiable diseases), in the zone (State) of origin, or on the property of origin, and that live aquatic animals have been subjected to a government run aquatic animal health surveillance programme according to the procedures described in the OIE Aquatic Code.


  5. 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.

  6. Certification is based on documentation from the relevant State or Territory Veterinary or Fisheries Authority.


  7. The fish have been treated for external parasites within three (3) days of export.

  8. Certification is based on documentation from the relevant State or Territory Veterinary Authority or the relevant State or Territory Fisheries Authority.


  9. 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).

  10. Certification is based on documentation from the relevant State or Territory Veterinary Authority or the relevant State or Territory Fisheries Authority.


  11. The containers used for transporting the live fish were either new or have been cleaned and disinfected prior to use.

  12. Certification is based on documentation from the vendor.

1 a representative sample of the consignment sufficient to detect 10% prevalence of disease with 95% confidence.

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Last updated: 9/01/2023 9:59 AMCreated: 3/06/2015 3:28 PM