Collecting samples of species in order to research and follow the progression of rabies and other diseases. Samples can be from hunted or already dead found specimen. Samples shall be posted to Evira (Finnish food Safety Authority), which will do the analysis.
Starting date: 2013
Species: Fox (Vulpes Vulpes), Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes Procyonoides), Pine Marten (Martes Martes), American Mink (Neovison Vison), Badger (Meles Meles)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Research and data collection
Leading partners: Finnish Hunters' Association