Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil on the Movement and Survival of Marsh Periwinkle Snails (Littoraria irrorata).

@article{Garner2017EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil on the Movement and Survival of Marsh Periwinkle Snails (Littoraria irrorata).},
  author={Thomas R. Garner and Michael A. Hart and Lauren E Sweet and Hanna T J Bagheri and Jeff Morris and James A. Stoeckel and Aaron P. Roberts},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={51 15},
  pages={
          8757-8762
        }
}
The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill resulted in the release of millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and some marsh shorelines experienced heavy oiling including vegetation laid over under the weight of oil. Periwinkle snails (Littoraria irrorata) are a critical component of these impacted habitats, and population declines following oil spills, including DWH, have been documented. This study determined the effects of oil on marsh periwinkle movement and survivorship following… 

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