Myxobolus cerebralis in Native Cutthroat Trout of the Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem

@inproceedings{Koel2006MyxobolusCI,
  title={Myxobolus cerebralis in Native Cutthroat Trout of the Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem},
  author={Todd M Koel and Daniel L. Mahony and Crystal Jean Hudson and Billie L. Kerans},
  year={2006}
}
—The exotic parasite Myxobolus cerebralis was first detected in native adult Yellowstone cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii bouvierii from Yellowstone Lake in 1998, seriously threatening the ecological integrity of this pristine, naturally functioning ecosystem. We immediately began to assess the prevalence and spatial extent of M. cerebralis infection in Yellowstone cutthroat trout within Yellowstone Lake and to determine the infection risk of age-0 Yellowstone cutthroat trout, the relative… CONTINUE READING

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