Occurrence of parasites and diseases in oysters and mussels of U.S. coastal waters national status and trends, the Mussel Watch Monitoring Program
Corporate Authors:United States, National Ocean Service
Series:NOAA technical memorandum NOS NCCOS ; 182
Description:"This report provides both national and regional patterns of parasites and diseases that occur in mussels and oysters, which hold some important commercial and recreational values in the U.S. This first-ever national assessment of Mussel Watch histopathology monitoring data provides coastal managers and the public with an overview of the most recent (2008-2009) conditions, and historical trends since collection of histopathology parameters began in 1995. Because contaminants, pathogens and parasite infection in bivalves have some link-ages, correlations between contaminant body burdens and occurrence of histopathology parameters were also determined"--Executive summary.
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