NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Gosford 1999-2000
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Wyong Newcastle Ryde

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News & Comments

Note that for mosquito numbers 0 - 50 mosquitoes = "Low", 51 - 100 = "Medium",
101 - 1,000 = "High", 1,001 - 10,000 = "Very High", >10,000 = "Extreme".

8/5/2000: Numbers were 'low' this week.

2/5/2000: Numbers are 'high' (224) and well above average, although the majority (155) were Aedes notoscriptus.

17/4/2000: Numbers well above average continue, with a 'high' (120) collection this week. Aedes notoscriptus (90) again is the dominate mosquito.

11/4/2000: Mosquito numbers have risen this week to be 'high' (201), although Aedes notoscriptus (151) now dominates the collection.

3/4/2000: Numbers continue to decline, with 'medium' numbers (68) trapped this week. Aedes notoscriptus (33) was the most commonly collected mosquito.

27/3/2000: Numbers are down on last week but still 'high' (276), with 150 Aedes notoscriptus.

20/3/2000: Mosquito numbers continue to climb, with a 'high' collection (656) including 520 Aedes vigilax.

13/3/2000: 'High' numbers (149) are agin collected, with 107 Aedes notoscriptus.

7/3/2000: 'High' numbers (249) continue, with 147 Aedes vigilax.

28/2/2000: Mosquito numbers were again 'high' this week (227), with 145 Aedes vigilax.

21/2/2000: Mosquito numbers were 'high' this week (111), with 70 Aedes notoscriptus.

15/2/2000: Numbers have declined this week with the cooler weather. 'Medium' numbers were trapped (66), with 38 Aedes notoscriptus.

7/2/2000: Again numbers were much higher, due mainly to the recent high tides, which initiated Aedes vigilax breeding. All up there were 372 mosquitoes collected, with 236 Aedes vigilax.

31/1/2000: Mosquito numbers were high (169), with 107 Aedes vigilax.

24/1/2000: Medium numbers (50) were collected, with 27 Aedes vigilax.

17/1/2000: 'Low' numbers were trapped this week.

4/1/2000: Mosquito numbers were 'medium' (55), with 30 Aedes notoscriptus.

20/12/99: 'Low' numbers were trapped this week.

13/12/99: 'Low' numbers were trapped this week.

7/12/99: Empire Bay had 'medium' numbers (62), with 52 Aedes notoscriptus.

30/11/99: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped from Empire Bay.

23/11/99: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (81), with 37 Aedes vigilax.

16/11/99: 'Medium' numbers (88) were trapped from Empire Bay, with 71 Aedes vigilax.

9/11/1999: Low mosquito numbers were collected from Empire Bay (Site 3).

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