Carp Edema Virus (CEV) News

Carp Edema Virus (CEV) News

National Fisheries Services Contact them on any suspicious fish finds Oct 10 · 5 min read

Learn more to combat CEV

Good Reason to ALWAYS DIP your nets! CEV is a virus that is important to understand and prevent. If you love your carp (this virus seems to target commons) then clicking the link provided will give you the Canal and River Trust article on the CEV virus. You will find the images a little off putting but it's important to understand these things. 2012 was the first case of mortality through CEV. Original article-

Post Mortem Being Carried Out on a Carp.

Sleepy Carp

The symptoms are Gill cell tissue ANOMALIES and sleepy carp behaviour. This is not however the only thing causing this issue so you need to firstly make enquiries.

What should I do if I suspect CEV?

Call the EA incident hotline: 0800 807060 If you experience fish disease problems, or you would like more information about these conditions, please contact: National Fisheries Services Environment Agency Bromholme Lane Brampton Huntingdon PE28 4NE Call: 07825 111723, email:

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