Impacts of the ectoparasitic snail Boonea impressa on growth of postset juvenile oysters

@inproceedings{Carroll2014ImpactsOT,
  title={Impacts of the ectoparasitic snail Boonea impressa on growth of postset juvenile oysters},
  author={John R. M. Carroll and Christopher M. Finelli},
  year={2014}
}
Gastropods of the family Pyramidellidae consist of obligate parasites, many of which show some degree of host specificity (Robertson & Mau-Lastovicka, 1979) and can have dramatic impacts on bivalve fisheries and aquaculture (Wilson, Powell & Ray, 1988a; Cumming & Alford, 1994). A number of pyramidellids affect commercial mollusc species, including Turbonilla sp. parasitic on giant clams (Boglio & Lucas, 1997) and Evalea tenuisculpta on abalone (Maguire & Rogers-Bennett, 2013). One species… CONTINUE READING

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