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A Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity (B-IBI) for Rivers of the Tennessee Valley
Invertebrate data from rivers in the Tennessee Valley were used to: (1) evaluate the utility of 18 characteristics of invertebrate assemblages (attributes) to assess the biological condition ofExpand
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Potamopyrgus antipodarum: distribution, density, and effects on native macroinvertebrate assemblages in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Abstract Invasive species can have large effects on freshwater communities and ecosystems. Potamopyrgus antipodarum, a snail indigenous to New Zealand, has recently colonized North America. WeExpand
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Aquatic Invertebrate Assemblages: Spatial and Temporal Differences among Sampling Protocols
Sampling protocols (different sampling gears used in different habitats) often vary among invertebrate studies. Several questions commonly arise: Which invertebrate attributes differ between poolsExpand
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Risk of Myxobolus cerebralis infection to rainbow trout in the Madison River, Montana, USA.
Myxobolus cerebralis, the parasite that causes salmonid whirling disease, has had detrimental effects on several salmonid populations in the Intermountain West, including the rainbow trout in theExpand
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Myxobolus cerebralis in Native Cutthroat Trout of the Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem
Abstract The exotic parasite Myxobolus cerebralis was first detected in native adult Yellowstone cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii bouvierii from Yellowstone Lake in 1998, seriously threateningExpand
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Relation of Spawning and Rearing Life History of Rainbow Trout and Susceptibility to Myxobolus cerebralis Infection in the Madison River, Montana
Abstract The Madison River, Montana, is the site of a whirling disease epizootic among rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss caused by the parasite Myxobolus cerebralis. We investigated how the timingExpand
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DIFFERENTIAL PROPAGATION OF THE METAZOAN PARASITE MYXOBOLUS CEREBRALIS BY LIMNODRILUS HOFFMEISTERI, ILYODRILUS TEMPLETONI, AND GENETICALLY DISTINCT STRAINS OF TUBIFEX TUBIFEX
Whirling disease, caused by the parasite Myxobolus cerebralis, has infected rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and other salmonid fish in the western United States, often with devastating results toExpand
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Water Temperature Affects a Host–Parasite Interaction: Tubifex tubifex and Myxobolus cerebralis
Abstract The aquatic oligochaete worm Tubifex tubifex is an obligate host of Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of salmonid whirling disease. Tubifex tubifex becomes infected by ingesting M.Expand
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A Risk Assessment Based Approach for the Management of Whirling Disease
This article began as an exercise during the 9th Annual Whirling Disease Symposium, “Whirling Disease: Managing the Risk” held in Seattle, Washington, in 2003. The exercise was designed to addressExpand
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THE EFFECTS OF MYXOBOLUS CEREBRALIS MYXOSPORE DOSE ON TRIACTINOMYXON PRODUCTION AND BIOLOGY OF TUBIFEX TUBIFEX FROM TWO GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS
The aquatic oligochaete Tubifex tubifex is an obligate host of Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of salmonid whirling disease. Tubifex tubifex can become infected by ingesting myxospores ofExpand
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