Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1992

Abstract

This project was initiated because it is important to know whether molluscs other than Crassostrea virginica can serve as reservoirs of infection of C. virginica by Perkinsus marinus or other species of Perkinsus when one is designing strategies to culture the oysters in waters where the disease organism is present.

Includes atlas of Perkinsus spp. structure.

Description

Project duration: October 1, 1991 to December 31, 1992

Keywords

Perkinsus marinus Oysters -- Diseases, Oysters -- Parasites -- Biological control

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