Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is one of the river species with the most production, which is centred in Europe, North America, Chile, Japan and Australia.

It is a resistant fish, which grows quickly and tolerates a wide diversity of environments. It is mainly produced in intensive systems.

Main diseases:

  • Yersinia ruckeri (Yersiniosis; ERM, Enteric Red Mouth disease)
  • Aeromonas salmonicida (forunculosis)
  • Lactococcus garviae
  • Streptococcus inniae
  • Flavobacterium psychrophilum
  • Carnobacterium maltaromaticum
  • Vagococcus salmoninarum
  • Renibacterium salmoninarum (BKD, Bacterial Kidney Disease)
  • Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae (PKD, Proliferative Kidney Disease)
  • SAV (Salmonid alphavirus)
  • IPNV (Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis virus)