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Regional VHS/VHSV Informational Meeting for Marine Fisheries Extension, Fish Health Professionals and Fisheries Management Agencies in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, New Jersey and New York

Project Objectives:  - Summarize current state of knowledge: distribution, viral   dynamics, infection  routes, population impacts, disease pathology, diagnostic tools.  - Identify information gaps.  - Encourage more widespread monitoring for fish diseases.  - Encourage adoption and use of high tech diagnostic tools  - Encourage support for additional funding for research and   extension efforts.    Outcomes/Products:  - Establish a VHS working group of SG fisheries extension   professionals, fisheries researchers/managers and commercial fishing   industry representatives in the Northwestern Atlantic and Great   Lakes.  - Establish a research contact list for VHS worldwide.  - A CD of important VHS research pdfs published worldwide.  - Development of a VHS Action Plan for marine Sea Grant States in   the event of further spread, possible fish health effects.    (VHS); (VHSv); (viral hemorrhagic septicemia); (viral haemorrhagic   septicaemia); (viral hemmorrhagic septicemia)

Status
In progress
Type
Project
Start Date
End Date
Researchers
Paul BowserPrincipal Investigator
Associated with 2 projects
James W. CaseyResearcher
Associated with 3 projects
David MacNeillResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
JIll RollandResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
Mark FastResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
Gael KurathResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
David BeutelResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
Antoinette ClemetsonResearcher
Associated with 1 projects
Agencies
Rhode Island Sea Grant $ 2,000.00USDEstimates

Funding 1 projects for a total of $2,000.00
Resource Management
Fisheries
Biology And Life History
Parasites and Diseases
Annex Numbers
Research & Development
Annex 17
Impact of water quality and AIS on fish and wildlife populations and habitats

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