Short- and long-term dietary effects on disease and mortality in American lobster Homarus americanus.

Abstract

The American lobster Homarus americanus fishery is heavily dependent on the use of fish as bait to entice lobsters into traps. There is concern that this food supplementation is nutritionally insufficient for lobsters, but previous experiments reported conflicting results. We conducted a long-term feeding experiment in which 1 yr old American lobsters were… (More)
DOI: 10.3354/dao01867

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@article{Tlusty2008ShortAL, title={Short- and long-term dietary effects on disease and mortality in American lobster Homarus americanus.}, author={Michael F. Tlusty and Anna Myers and Anita Metzler}, journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms}, year={2008}, volume={78 3}, pages={249-53} }