First report of Perkinsus beihaiensis in Crassostrea madrasensis from the Indian subcontinent.

Abstract

Protozoan parasites of the genus Perkinsus are considered important pathogens responsible for mass mortalities in many wild and farmed bivalve populations. The present study was initiated to screen populations of the Indian edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis, a promising candidate for aquaculture along the Indian coasts, for the presence of Perkinsus spp… (More)
DOI: 10.3354/dao02440

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