Title:

Improving early detection surveillance and emergency disease response to Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) using a hydrodynamic model for dispersion of OsHV-1

Project Number:

2018-090

Organisation:

Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)

Principal Investigator:

Shane Roberts

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$70,168.00

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. To model viral particle dispersal at key locations around the State, including commercial oyster growing areas, known feral oyster populations and ports, and incorporating seasonal oceanographic parameters

2. Using hydrodynamic model outputs, identify epidemiological units to inform surveillance, disease management and emergency disease response activities

3. Demonstrate how hydrodynamic model outputs of predicted viral particle dispersal can be used to develop a risk-based surveillance design for the detection of OsHV-1