Genus: Aquaparamyxovirus


Genus: Aquaparamyxovirus

Distinguishing features

There are two species in this genus, isolates of which have been obtained from Atlantic salmon and Pacific salmon (Salmo salar L.). The virus genome encodes a non-structural protein (C).

Virion

See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.

Biology

See discussion under family description.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Oncorhynchus aquaparamyxovirusPacific salmon paramyxovirusTrask riverMH900517Complete genomePSPV
Salmo aquaparamyxovirusAtlantic salmon paramyxovirusYrkje371/95EU156171NC_025360Complete genomeASPV

Virus names, the choice of exemplar isolates, and virus abbreviations, are not official ICTV designations.