George Mathis

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Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX), a recently discovered pathogen of hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria, appears to be most prevalent in clams held in hatchery or nursery tanks or grown to market in culture parks. The persistent link with cultured clams indicated that culture practices might increase the susceptibility of clams to an opportunistic or facultative(More)
Three selected aquaculture strains of the commonly used hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)—Massachusetts (MA), New Jersey (NJ), and South Carolina (SC)—were reared in a single hatchery. They were planted in replicate plots in Barnstable Harbor, MA, and Dry Bay, NJ, in spring 2008 and grown to market size. Growth, survival, and QPX (quahog(More)
Preliminary results from a possible method for obtaining information regarding the location, surface composition, and structure of a semiconductor device on an integrated circuit monolith using particle backscattering and x-ray detection techniques is reported. A microcomputer based detection system was used to accumulate emissions data, produced by an(More)
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