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Fundulus as the premier teleost model in environmental biology: opportunities for new insights using genomics.
A strong foundation of basic and applied research documents that the estuarine fish Fundulus heteroclitus and related species are unique laboratory and field models for understanding how individualsExpand
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Probiotic Strains for Shellfish Aquaculture: Protection of Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, Larvae and Juveniles Againsl Bacterial Challenge
ABSTRACT Bacterial pathogens, including several Vibrio spp. and Roseovarius crassostreae, cause severe mortality of larval and juvenile eastern oysters. The introduction of beneficial bacterialExpand
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Developing tools for the study of molluscan immunity: The sequencing of the genome of the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica.
The eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, provides important ecological and economical services, making it the target of restoration projects and supporting a significant fishery/aquacultureExpand
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Contributions of tropodithietic acid and biofilm formation to the probiotic activity of Phaeobacter inhibens
BackgroundThe probiotic bacterium Phaeobacter inhibens strain S4Sm, isolated from the inner shell surface of a healthy oyster, secretes the antibiotic tropodithietic acid (TDA), is an excellentExpand
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16S ribosomal DNA sequencing confirms the synonymy of Vibrio harveyi and V. carchariae.
Seventeen bacterial strains previously identified as Vibrio harveyi (Baumann et al. 1981) or V. carchariae (Grimes et al. 1984) and the type strains of V. harveyi, V. carchariae and V. campbelliiExpand
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Survival of eastern oysters Crassostrea virginica from three lines following experimental challenge with bacterial pathogens.
Shellfish production is often affected by bacterial pathogens that cause high losses in hatcheries and nurseries. We evaluated the relative survival of larvae and juveniles of 3 Crassostrea virginicaExpand
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Performance of selectively-bred lines of eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, across eastern US estuaries
Abstract Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica , aquaculture has expanded greatly in recent years, but further growth of the industry is constrained by disease-related losses. Oyster breedingExpand
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Structural and functional differences in the promoter and 5' flanking region of Ldh-B within and between populations of the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus.
We have investigated the mechanisms underlying differences in the transcriptional regulation of lactate dehydrogenase-B (Ldh-B) between northern and southern populations of a teleost fish, FundulusExpand
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Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research
Advancing the production efficiency and profitability of aquaculture is dependent upon the ability to utilize a diverse array of genetic resources. The ultimate goals of aquaculture genomics,Expand
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Infectious necrotizing enteritis and mortality caused by Vibrio carchariae in summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus during intensive culture.
An epizootic causing mortality among cultured summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus occurred in summer of 1998 at a land-based facility on Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. The disease, flounderExpand
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