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THE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE OF EARLY SETTING CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA (GMELIN) IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO, AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR POPULATION RECRUITMENT
Oysters which set early in the spawning season reach sexual maturity and spawn before the end of their first year. The early sexual development in the southern latitudes is the result of both an… Expand
Portuguese and Japanese Oysters are the Same Species
- R. Menzel
- 1 April 1974
Indistinguishable prodissoconch and adult shells, ease of hybridization, and normal meiosis and mitosis in the hybrids support the contention that the Portuguese oyster Crassostrea angulata and the… Expand
Ultrastructure of sporulation in the oyster pathogen Dermocystidium marinum
Abstract Electron-microscope studies demonstrate that presporangial cells (hypnospores) of the fungus Dermocystidium marinum are characterized by an apparent lack of mitochondria, by a cell wall… Expand
The growth of oysters parasitized by the fungus Dermocystidium marinum and by the trematode Bucephalus cuculus.
Some phases of the biology of Ostrea equestris Say and a comparison with Crassastrea virginica (Gmelin)
- R. Menzel
INFLUENCE OF HOSTS ON THE BEHAVIOR OF THE COMMENSAL CRAB PINNOTHERES MACULATUS SAY
1. Experiments using a circular choice apparatus showed a statistically significant attraction of commensal crabs, Pinnotheres maculatus, to bay scallops, Aequipecten irradians concentricus, and… Expand
Oyster Abundance in Apalachicola Bay, Florida in Relation to Biotic Associations Influenced by Salinity and Other Factors
From June 1955 through May 1957, stations o n three oyster reefs were sampled qwntitatiuely at intervals and all oysters and associated macroscopic organisms were recorded per unit area. Station I… Expand
CHROMOSOMES OF TWO SPECIES OF QUAHOG CLAMS AND THEIR HYBRIDS
Chromosome numbers of n = 19, 2n = 38 are reported for Mercenaria mercenaria, M. campechiensis and their F1 hybrids. Meiosis is normal in the hybrids and yields no evidence of chromosome nonhomology… Expand
Infections of Tylocephalum metacestodes in commercial oysters and three predaceous gastropods of the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Maintenance of Oyster Cells in vitro
THE examination and control of oyster (Crassostrea virginica Gmelin) pathogens have received much impetus in recent years with the recognition of Haplosporidium costale Wood and Andrews, ‘MSX’ an… Expand