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- Watkins, James M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Freshwater biology 2017 v.62 no.7 pp. 1220-1231
- Amphipoda; circular DNA; demographic statistics; environmental health; haplotypes; invertebrates; lakes; lipid content; nutritive value; physiology; population dynamics; ssDNA viruses; stoichiometry; surveys; viral load; viruses; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Lake Superior; New York
- ... Benthic amphipods of genus Diporeia are key indicators of ecosystem health and were the most abundant invertebrate in the four deep Laurentian Great Lakes until the mid‐1990s. The mechanism(s) responsible for declines in Diporeia abundance in Lakes Huron, Michigan and Ontario remain contentious. A previous study identified a circular replication initiator protein‐encoding single‐stranded (CRESS) D ...