Species data

Common names

Mussel, blue (edible)

Latin names

Mytilus edulis

Diseases affected

Disease name Occurance Reference
Infection with Haplosporidium nelsoni Natural occurrence
Infection with Marteilia refringens Experimental demonstration
Infection with Marteilia refringens Natural occurrence
Infection with Mikrocytos mackini Experimental demonstration
Perkinsosis Natural occurrence
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Experimental demonstration

Countries affected

Country Reference
UK/ Northern Ireland
United Kingdom