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Oyster culture in Galveston Bay
(, 1998 199)
Oyster culture in Texas is generally limited to the private oyster lease program in Galveston Bay. There are 43 private leases having 2322 acres located in mid-Galveston and East Galveston Bays. The transplanting of oysters ...
Dermowatch: A new tool for managing Perkinsus marinus disease in Eastern Oysters, Crassostrea virginica
(, 2000 200)
A website called DermoWatch has been established (www.blueblee.com/dermo) to track the progression of Perkinsus marinus (= Dermocystidium marinum) in Galveston Bay and allow users from other locations to also calculate a ...
Metal partitioning between colloidal and dissolved phases and its relation with bioavailability to American oysters
Kinetics and the extent of metal partitioning between colloidal and dissolved phases and coagulation of metals associated with colloids were examined to determine their effects on the bioavailability of selected metals ...
Status of Perkinsus marinus in Galveston Bay, Texas: Results of the DermoWatch program
(, 2003 200)
DermoWatch is a web site (www.blueblee.com/dermo), a monitoring program and an online community for the management of the oyster parasite, Perkinsus marinus. The web site contains an embedded model, which calculates a time ...
Relationships between possible available food and the composition, condition and reproductive state of oysters from Galveston Bay, Texas
Possible food for oysters (Crassostrea virginica ) was measured as a food index. The food index was defined as the percentage food (food = lipid + carbohydrate + protein) in the total seston. Highest condition index values ...
Zooplankton and phytoplankton from Galveston Bay: Taxonomic distribution and coexistence with Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Taxonomic distribution and V. parahaemolyticus count of 36 samples of zooplankton and 4 samples of phytoplankton are presented. In nearly all samples, immature forms of zooplankton accounted for>50% of the zooplankton ...