Occurrence and lack of transmissibility of gonadal neoplasia in softshell clams , Mya arenaria , in Maine ( USA ) and Atlantic Canada

@inproceedings{Barber2002OccurrenceAL,
  title={Occurrence and lack of transmissibility of gonadal neoplasia in softshell clams , Mya arenaria , in Maine ( USA ) and Atlantic Canada},
  author={Bruce J. Barber and Gregory S. MacCallum and Shawn M. C. Robinson and Sharon E Mcgladdery},
  year={2002}
}
Gonadal neoplasms (germinomas) in softshell clams, Mya arenaria, have only been reported from locations in Maine, USA despite the fact that the geographic range of M. arenaria extends from Labrador to North Carolina on the east coast of North America. To more accurately determine the geographic distribution of this disease, adult clams ( n = 18–60 per sample) obtained between 1989 and 1997 from sites along the entire coast of Maine and from Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and… CONTINUE READING