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- Rogers, Holly A.; Taylor, Sabrina S.; Hawke, John P.; Anderson Lively, Julie A.
- Journal of invertebrate pathology 2015 v.127 pp. 54-62
- Callinectes sapidus; Vibrio; White spot syndrome virus; bacterial infections; crabs; hemolymph; parasites; parasitism; polymerase chain reaction; population dynamics; salinity; spring; summer; viruses; winter; Gulf of Mexico; Louisiana
- ... Prevalence of blue crab diseases and parasites has not been consistently monitored in the Gulf of Mexico. To establish current prevalence levels and to more fully understand population dynamics, commercial landing trends, and effects of future natural and anthropogenic disasters on animal health, we measured the prevalence of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV), Loxothylacus texanus, shell disease, a ...