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- Serra, Abigail C.; Warden, Paul S.; Fricker, Colin R.; Giese, Alan R.
- Northeastern naturalist 2013 v.20 no.1 pp. 197-204
- Connecticut River, etc ; Borrelia burgdorferi; Dermacentor variabilis; Haemaphysalis leporispalustris; Ixodes scapularis; Lyme disease; adults; biogeography; phenology; surveys; ticks; villages; Vermont; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Ixodes scapularis (Black-legged Tick) has expanded its range in recent decades. To establish baseline data on the abundance of the Black-legged Tick and Borrelia burgdorferi (the causative agent of Lyme disease) at the edge of a putative range expansion, we collected 1398 ticks from five locations along the Connecticut River in Vermont. Collection locations were approximately evenly distributed be ...
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- Ward, Darren M.; Nislow, Keith H.; Folt, Carol L.
- Biological conservation 2008 v.141 no.1 pp. 146
- Connecticut River, etc ; mortality; streams; Salmo salar; extinction; freshwater fish; ecological competition; Cottus; predators; summer; population density; Vermont; New Hampshire; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Reintroduction of extirpated populations creates a unique context that can exacerbate the effects of interactions among species. Thus, reintroduced populations may be particularly vulnerable to predators and competitors, including native species with which they historically coexisted. In this study, we evaluated the effect of native fishes on survival of reintroduced Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) ...