NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Batemans Bay 2007-2008
Mosquito/Virus Results

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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/Apr/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'medium' at the Council Depot site, with a collection of 75, including 24 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'low' numbers.

11/Mar/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at the Council Depot site, with a collection of 364, with 182 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'medium' numbers (59), with 26 Aedes notoscriptus.

5/Mar/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at the Council Depot site, with a collection of 604, with 341 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'medium' numbers (68), with 18 Aedes vigilax.

27/Feb/2008: Mosquito numbers were again 'high' at both sites. The Council Depot had a collection of 567 mosquitoes, with 310Aedes vigilax. Watergardens trapped 119 mosquitoes, with 49 Aedes vigilax.

22/Feb/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at both sites. The Council Depot had a collection of 593 mosquitoes, with 265 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens trapped 112 mosquitoes, with 30 Aedes vigilax.

15/Feb/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at the Council Depot site, with a collection of 842, with 767 Aedes vigilax. Watergarderns collected 'medium' numbers (81), with 36 Aedes vigilax.

31/Jan/2008: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at both sites with a big increase in Aedes vigilax numbers. The Council Depot trapped 582 mosquitoes, with 298 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 416, including 221 Aedes vigilax.

24/Jan/2008: Mosquito numbers at Council Depot were down this week but still 'high' (107), including 34 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'medium' numbers (99), with 35 Aedes vigilax.

17/Jan/2008: Mosquito numbers at Council Depot continue to be well above average, with another 'high' collection of 552 mosquitoes, including 395 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'medium' numbers (99), with 35 Aedes vigilax.

17/Dec/2007: There was one isolate of Ross River virus from mosquitoes trapped at Batemans Bay site 2 (Watergardens). The isolate was extracted from a pool of Ae. camptorhynchus trapped on 13 Dec 2007.

13/Dec/2007: Mosquito numbers at Council Depot were well above average, with another 'high' collection of 437 mosquitoes, including 255 Aedes vigilax. Watergardens collected 'high' numbers (112), with 55 Aedes vigilax.

5/Dec/2007: Mosquito numbers from Site 1 were 'high' (192), including 150 Aedes vigilax. A second trap site, Watergardens, produced 'medium' (65) numbers.

28/Nov/2007: Mosquito numbers continue to be well above average with another 'high' collection of 576 mosquitoes, including 449 Aedes vigilax.

15/Nov/2007: Mosquito numbers were well above average for this time of the year, with a 'high' catch of 402, with 269 Aedes vigilax.

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