Diseases of American lobsters (Homarus americanus): a review.

@article{Cawthorn2011DiseasesOA,
  title={Diseases of American lobsters (Homarus americanus): a review.},
  author={Richard J. Cawthorn},
  journal={Journal of invertebrate pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          71-8
        }
}
  • Richard J. Cawthorn
  • Published in
    Journal of invertebrate…
    2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American lobster fishery is a significant economic driver in coastal communities of North America. Increasingly, the impacts of infectious disease are recognized as important components and factors in the population ecology and subsequent management of the lobster fishery. Both environmental and anthropogenic factors impact marine diseases. The review herein highlights aspects of several important bacterial, fungal and protistan diseases, including gaffkemia, shell disease, vibriosis… CONTINUE READING

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