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Avian vacuolar myelinopathy linked to exotic aquatic plants and a novel cyanobacterial species
Invasions of exotic species have created environmental havoc through competition and displacement of native plants and animals. The introduction of hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) into the UnitedExpand
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Lagoonal stormwater detention ponds as promoters of harmful algal blooms and eutrophication along the South Carolina coast
In the rapidly urbanizing coastal zone of South Carolina, intensive landscape maintenance and turf management are significant sources of nonpoint source pollutant loadings. The best managementExpand
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Characterization of microbial communities in minimal-exchange, intensive aquaculture systems and the effects of suspended solids management
Abstract Minimal-exchange, intensive culture systems require little, if any, water exchange and have high animal stocking densities. Intensive nutrient inputs lead to an abundant community ofExpand
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Climate and pH Predict the Potential Range of the Invasive Apple Snail (Pomacea insularum) in the Southeastern United States
Predicting the potential range of invasive species is essential for risk assessment, monitoring, and management, and it can also inform us about a species’ overall potential invasiveness. However,Expand
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The Effects of Three Chemical Algaecides on Cell Numbers and Toxin Content of the Cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaenopsis sp.
AbstractToxic cyanobacteria blooms are a growing concern for public health and safety, due in part to the production of the hepatotoxin microcystin by certain species, including MicrocystisExpand
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A novel Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae) bloom extending from a South Carolina bay to offshore waters
Abstract In April 2003, a novel Heterosigma akashiwo bloom was observed that extended from Bulls Bay, South Carolina USA, to approximately 8 km offshore. The bloom was associated with a fish kill ofExpand
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Harmful Algal Blooms in South Carolina Residential and Golf Course Ponds
The South Carolina coastal zone is among the fastest growing areas in the U.S., and population epicenters are marked by dense brackish water pond (lagoon) coverage associated with housing complexesExpand
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A novel epiphytic cyanobacterium associated with reservoirs affected by avian vacuolar myelinopathy
Avianvacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) is a newly discovered bird disease, which is killing bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and waterfowl in the southeastern United States. Surveys were conducted toExpand
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Cyanobacteria and BMAA: Possible linkage with avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) in the south-eastern United States
Abstract Avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) is a neurological disease that produces uncoordinated behavior in affected birds in wetland ecosystems of the south-eastern United States. Feeding andExpand
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INVESTIGATION OF THE LINK BETWEEN AVIAN VACUOLAR MYELINOPATHY AND A NOVEL SPECIES OF CYANOBACTERIA THROUGH LABORATORY FEEDING TRIALS
Avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) is a neurologic disease affecting Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), American Coots (Fulica americana), and other birds in the southeastern United States. TheExpand
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