About the Authors

Emiliano Di Cicco

emiliano.dicicco@dfo-mpo.gc.ca (ED); Kristi.Saunders@dfo-mpo.gc.ca (KMM)

Affiliations Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hugh W. Ferguson

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George's University, Grenada, W. Indies

Angela D. Schulze

Affiliation Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Karia H. Kaukinen

Affiliation Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Shaorong Li

Affiliation Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Raphaël Vanderstichel

Affiliation Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Øystein Wessel

Affiliation Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Espen Rimstad

Affiliation Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Ian A. Gardner

Affiliation Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

K. Larry Hammell

Affiliation Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Kristina M. Miller

emiliano.dicicco@dfo-mpo.gc.ca (ED); Kristi.Saunders@dfo-mpo.gc.ca (KMM)

Affiliation Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: ED KMM. Formal analysis: RV IAG. Funding acquisition: KMM. Investigation: ED HWF ADS KHK SL OW ER. Methodology: KLH. Supervision: KMM. Visualization: ED RV. Writing – original draft: ED KMM. Writing – review & editing: RV IAG KLH OW ER.