Molecular Characterization of an Endozoicomonas-Like Organism Causing Infection in the King Scallop (Pecten maximus L.)

@inproceedings{Cano2017MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular Characterization of an Endozoicomonas-Like Organism Causing Infection in the King Scallop (Pecten maximus L.)},
  author={Irene Cano and Ronny van Aerle and Stuart H Ross and D W Verner-Jeffreys and Richard K. Paley and Georgina S. E. Rimmer and David Ryder and Patrick M Hooper and David M Stone and Stephen W. Feist},
  booktitle={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2017}
}
One of the fastest growing fisheries in the UK is the king scallop (Pecten maximus L.), also currently rated as the second most valuable fishery. Mass mortality events in scallops have been reported worldwide, often with the causative agent(s) remaining uncharacterized. In May 2013 and 2014, two mass mortality events affecting king scallops were recorded in the Lyme Bay marine protected area (MPA) in Southwest England. Histopathological examination showed gill epithelial tissues infected with… CONTINUE READING
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