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Bonamia ostreae

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Bonamia ostreae

Summary

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  • 10 February 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Bonamia ostreae
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Protista
  •     Phylum: Protozoa
  •       Subphylum: Ascetospora
  •         Order: Balanospororida
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Bonamia ostreae

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Protista
  •         Phylum: Protozoa
  •             Subphylum: Ascetospora
  •                 Order: Balanospororida
  •                     Family: Haplosporidiidae
  •                         Genus: Bonamia
  •                             Species: Bonamia ostreae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 07 Jan 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
BotswanaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Cabo VerdeAbsentJul-Dec-2019
EgyptAbsentJul-Dec-2019
GhanaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
KenyaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
LesothoAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
LibyaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MadagascarAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
MauritiusAbsentJan-Jun-2019
MayotteAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MoroccoAbsentJan-Jun-2020
MozambiqueAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
NigeriaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
RéunionAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Saint HelenaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
SeychellesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
SomaliaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
South AfricaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SudanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
TunisiaAbsentJul-Dec-2019

Asia

AfghanistanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
ArmeniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
AzerbaijanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BangladeshAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
ChinaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
GeorgiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
IndiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
IraqAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IsraelAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
JapanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
JordanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
KuwaitAbsentJan-Jun-2019
KyrgyzstanAbsentJan-Jun-2019
MaldivesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
MongoliaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
NepalAbsentJul-Dec-2019
PhilippinesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
Saudi ArabiaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
SingaporeAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
South KoreaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
TajikistanAbsentJan-Jun-2019
ThailandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
United Arab EmiratesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
VietnamAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019

Europe

AndorraAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
BelarusAbsentJul-Dec-2019
BelgiumAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CroatiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CyprusAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CzechiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
DenmarkPresentJul-Dec-2020; in wild animals only; suspected in domestic animals
EstoniaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Faroe IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
FinlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
FrancePresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2019
GermanyAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
GreeceAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
HungaryAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IcelandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IrelandPresentJul-Dec-2020
ItalyAbsentJul-Dec-2020
LatviaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
LiechtensteinAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
LithuaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
MaltaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
MoldovaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
NetherlandsPresentJul-Dec-2019
North MacedoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
NorwayAbsentJul-Dec-2019
PolandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
PortugalAbsentJul-Dec-2019
SerbiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SlovakiaAbsentJan-Jun-2020
SloveniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
SpainPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2020
SwedenAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SwitzerlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
UkraineAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
United KingdomPresentJul-Dec-2020

North America

BahamasAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BarbadosAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
BelizeAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CanadaPresent
Costa RicaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CubaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
GreenlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
GuadeloupeAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MartiniqueAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MexicoAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
United StatesAbsentJul-Dec-2019
-MainePresent

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
Cook IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Federated States of MicronesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
French PolynesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
KiribatiAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Marshall IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
New CaledoniaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
New ZealandPresentJul-Dec-2020
PalauAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Papua New GuineaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
SamoaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
TongaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2020
VanuatuAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019

South America

ArgentinaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
BoliviaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
BrazilAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
ChileAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
ColombiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
EcuadorAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Falkland IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
French GuianaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
PeruAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
UruguayAbsentJul-Dec-2020
VenezuelaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019

Pathogen Characteristics

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Bonamia ostreae is a small-sized (2-3 μm) protozoan parasite, responsible for bonamiosis, a haemocytic disease affecting the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis (Carnegie and Cochennec-Laureau, 2004; López-Flores et al., 2007).

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Marine

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Crassostrea ariakensis (Suminoe oyster)Experimental settings
Ostrea angasiExperimental settings
Ostrea chilensis (Chilean oyster)Experimental settings
Ostrea edulis (European oyster)Domesticated host; Wild hostAquatic|AdultOpen water systems/Enhancements and culture-based fisheries (inc. ranching and stock enhacement); Open water systems/Line/rope, column culture (buoyed or staked); Open water systems/Rack, column culture; Open water systems/Soft substrate/sediment, bottom culture
Ostrea puelchanaExperimental settings

Vectors and Intermediate Hosts

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VectorSourceReferenceGroupDistribution
Ostrea edulisISSG (2021)

References

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Carnegie RB, Cochennec-Laureau N, 2004. Microcell parasites of oysters: recent insights and future trends. Aquatic Living Resources, 17(4):519-528. http://www.alr-journal.org/index.php?option=article&access=standard&Itemid=129&url=/articles/alr/abs/2004/04/alr30/alr30.html

Conchas RF, Santamarina J, Lama A, Longa MA, Montes J, 2003. Evolution of bonamiosis in Galicia (NW Spain). Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists, 23(6):265-272

Engelsma MY, Kerkhoff S, Roozenburg I, Haenen OLM, Gool Avan, Sistermans W, Wijnhoven S, Hummel H, 2010. Epidemiology of Bonamia ostreae infecting European flat oysters Ostrea edulis from Lake Grevelingen, The Netherlands. Marine Ecology, Progress Series, 409:131-142

Friedman CS, Perkins FO, 1994. Range extension of Bonamia ostreae to Maine, USA. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 64(3):179-181

ISSG, 2021. Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). Invasive Species Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission.http://www.issg.org/database/welcome/

Laing I, Dunn P, Peeler EJ, Feist SW, Longshaw M, 2014. Epidemiology of Bonamia in the UK, 1982 to 2012. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 110(1/2):101-111. http://www.int-res.com/articles/dao_oa/d110p101.pdf

López-Flores I, Suárez-Santiago VN, Longet D, Saulnier D, Chollet B, Arzul I, 2007. Characterization of actin genes in Bonamia ostreae and their application to phylogeny of the Haplosporidia. Parasitology, 134(14):1941-1948. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=par

Lynch SA, Flannery G, Hugh-Jones T, Hugh-Jones D, Culloty SC, 2014. Thirty-year history of Irish (Rossmore) Ostrea edulis selectively bred for disease resistance to Bonamia ostreae. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 110(1/2):113-121. http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/dao/v110/n1-2/p113-121/

Marty GD, Bower SM, Clarke KR, Meyer G, Lowe G, Osborn AL, Chow EP, Hannah H, Byrne S, Sojonky K, Robinson JH, 2006. Histopathology and a real-time PCR assay for detection of Bonamia ostreae in Ostrea edulis cultured in western Canada. Aquaculture, 261(1):33-42. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00448486

Mialhe E, Bachère E, Chagot D, Grizel H, 1988. Isolation and purification of the protozoan Bonamia ostreae (Pichot et al. 1980), a parasite affecting the flat oyster Ostrea edulis L. Aquaculture, 71:293-299

Montes J, Ferro-Soto B, Conchas RF, Guerra A, 2003. Determining culture strategies in populations of the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis, affected by bonamiosis. Aquaculture, 220(1/4):175-182

Narcisi V, Arzul I, Cargini D, Mosca F, Calzetta A, Traversa D, Robert M, Joly JP, Chollet B, Renault T, Tiscar PG, 2010. Detection of Bonamia ostreae and B. exitiosa (Haplosporidia) in Ostrea edulis from the Adriatic Sea (Italy). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 89(1):79-85

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Conchas R F, Santamarina J, Lama A, Longa M A, Montes J, 2003. Evolution of bonamiosis in Galicia (NW Spain). Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists. 23 (6), 265-272.

Engelsma M Y, Kerkhoff S, Roozenburg I, Haenen O L M, Gool A van, Sistermans W, Wijnhoven S, Hummel H, 2010. Epidemiology of Bonamia ostreae infecting European flat oysters Ostrea edulis from Lake Grevelingen, The Netherlands. Marine Ecology, Progress Series. 131-142. DOI:10.3354/meps08594

Friedman C S, Perkins F O, 1994. Range extension of Bonamia ostreae to Maine, USA. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 64 (3), 179-181. DOI:10.1016/S0022-2011(94)90075-2

Laing I, Dunn P, Peeler E J, Feist S W, Longshaw M, 2014. Epidemiology of Bonamia in the UK, 1982 to 2012. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 110 (1/2), 101-111. DOI:10.3354/dao02647

Lynch S A, Flannery G, Hugh-Jones T, Hugh-Jones D, Culloty S C, 2014. Thirty-year history of Irish (Rossmore) Ostrea edulis selectively bred for disease resistance to Bonamia ostreae. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 110 (1/2), 113-121. DOI:10.3354/dao02734

Marty G D, Bower S M, Clarke K R, Meyer G, Lowe G, Osborn A L, Chow E P, Hannah H, Byrne S, Sojonky K, Robinson J H, 2006. Histopathology and a real-time PCR assay for detection of Bonamia ostreae in Ostrea edulis cultured in western Canada. Aquaculture. 261 (1), 33-42. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00448486 DOI:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2006.07.024

Mialhe E, Bachère E, Chagot D, Grizel H, 1988. Isolation and purification of the protozoan Bonamia ostreae (Pichot et al. 1980), a parasite affecting the flat oyster Ostrea edulis L. Aquaculture. 293-299. DOI:10.1016/0044-8486(88)90198-6

Montes J, Ferro-Soto B, Conchas R F, Guerra A, 2003. Determining culture strategies in populations of the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis, affected by bonamiosis. Aquaculture. 220 (1/4), 175-182. DOI:10.1016/S0044-8486(02)00628-2

Narcisi V, Arzul I, Cargini D, Mosca F, Calzetta A, Traversa D, Robert M, Joly J P, Chollet B, Renault T, Tiscar P G, 2010. Detection of Bonamia ostreae and B. exitiosa (Haplosporidia) in Ostrea edulis from the Adriatic Sea (Italy). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 89 (1), 79-85. DOI:10.3354/dao02167

OIE, 2018. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jul-Dec. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2018a. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jan-Jun. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int

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Links to Websites

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GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.
Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS)http://griis.org/Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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