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Table 2 Fish species affected -in natural infections- by viral nervous necrosis (VNN).

From: Host range, host specificity and hypothesized host shift events among viruses of lower vertebrates

Family Common name Species References Geografic Range
Anguillidae European eel Anguilla anguilla [146, 147] Taiwan
Carangidae Striped Jack Pseudocaranx dentex [148] Japan
  Purplish amberjack Seriola dumerili [149] Japan
  Pompano Trachinotus blochii [146, 147] Taiwan
   T. falcatus [146, 147] Taiwan
Centropomatidae Barramundi Lates calcarifer [73, 146, 147, 150157] Taiwan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Israel, Tahiti, Indonesia
  Japanese sea bass Lateolabrax japonicus [158] Japan
Cichlidae Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus [159] Europe
Eleotridae Sleepy cod Oxyeleotris lineolatus [73] Australia
Gadidade Atlantic cod Gadus morhua [160163] Atlantic Canada, Atlantic USA, Norway, UK
  Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus [160, 161] Atlantic Canada, Atlantic USA
Percichthydae Sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax [156, 164168] Martinique, Italy, Greece, Spain, Malta, Portugal, Israel
Serranidae White grouper Epinephelus aeneus [156] Israel, Philippines
  Red spotted grouper E akaara [169, 170, Taiwan, Japan
  Yellow grouper E. awooara 146, 147, 171] Taiwan
  Orange-spotted grouper E. coioides [172] Philippines
  Blackspotted grouper E. fuscogutatus [171] Taiwan
  Brownspotted grouper E. malabaricus [168, 173] Thailand
  Dusky grouper E. marginatus [73] Mediterranean
  Kelp grouper E. moara [174] Japan
  Sevenband grouper E. septemfasciatus [175, 176] Japan, Korea
  Greasy grouper E. tauvina [73, 177] Malaysia, Phillipines, Singapore
  Humpback grouper Chromileptes altivelis [146, 147, 178] Taiwan, Indonesia
  Spottet coral grouper Plectropomus maculatus [179] Thailand
Latridae Striped trumpeteer Latris lineata [73] Australia
Lutjanidae Firespot snapper Lutjanus erythropterus [146, 147] Taiwan
Monacanthidae Thread-sail filefish Stephanolepis cirrhifer [180] Thailand
Mugilidae Striped mullet Mugil cephalus [156] Israel
  Golden mullet Liza auratus [181] Caspian sea (Iran)
Oplegnathidae Japanese parrotfish Oplegnathus fasciatus [182] Japan
  Rock porgy O. punctatus [148, 168] Japan
Paralicthyidae Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus [183] Japan
Pleuronectidae Barfin flounder Verasper moseri [149] Japan
  Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus [184, 185] Norway, UK
  Winter flounder Pleuronectes americanus [160] Atlantic Canada
Plotosidae Catfish Tandanus tandanus [73] Australia
Poecilidae Guppy Poecilia reticulata [186] Singapore
Rachycentridae Cobia Rachycentron canadum [146] Taiwan
Sciaenidae Red drum Sciaenops ocellatus [156, 187] Korea, Israel
  Shi drum Umbrina cirrosa [168, 188, 189] France, Italy
  White seabass Atractoscion nobilis [190] California (USA)
Scophthalmidae Turbot Scophthalmus maximus [191] Norway
Sebastidae   Sebastes oblongus [192] Korea
Siluridae Chinese catfish Parasilurus asotus [147] Taiwan
Soleideae Dover sole Solea solea [163] UK
  Senegalese sole Solea senegalensis [82] Iberian Peninsula
Sparidae Gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata [82, 193195] Israel, France, Italy, Iberian Peninsula
Triodontidae Tiger puffer Takifugu rubripes [174] Japan