A health status survey of clams, Mya arenaria and Ensis siliqua, in the Irish Sea

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dc.contributor.author Cross, Maud E.
dc.contributor.author Lynch, Sharon A.
dc.contributor.author O'Riordan, Ruth M.
dc.contributor.author Culloty, Sarah C.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-09T11:53:37Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-09T11:53:37Z
dc.date.issued 2014-11-10
dc.identifier.citation CROSS, M. E., LYNCH, S., O’RIORDAN, R. M. & CULLOTY, S. C. 2014. A health status survey of clams, Mya arenaria and Ensis siliqua, in the Irish Sea. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. (In Press) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2014.11.001 en
dc.identifier.issn 0022-2011
dc.identifier.issn 1096-0805
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/1726
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jip.2014.11.001
dc.description.abstract The soft shell clam, Mya arenaria, and the razor clam, Ensis siliqua, are widely distributed in Irish waters. Though the reproductive biology and other aspects of the physiology of these species has been previously investigated, little or no data are currently available on their health status. As this knowledge is essential for correct management of a species, M. arenaria and E. siliqua were examined to assess their current health status using histological and molecular methods, over a period of sixteen months. No pathogens or disease were observed in M. arenaria, and low incidences of Prokaryote inclusions, trematode parasites, Nematopsis spp. and eosinophilic bodies were recorded in razor clams for the first time in Northern European waters. en
dc.description.sponsorship European Commission ((Ireland Wales Programme 2007-2013 INTERREG 4A European Regional Development Fund) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022201114001724
dc.rights Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2014.11.001 en
dc.subject Ensis siliqua en
dc.subject Mya arenaria en
dc.subject Irish Sea en
dc.subject Nematopsis en
dc.subject Trematode en
dc.title A health status survey of clams, Mya arenaria and Ensis siliqua, in the Irish Sea en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Maud Cross, School Of Bio, Earth & Envir Sc Office, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: maud.cross@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2014-12-09T11:29:45Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder European Commission
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Invertebrate Pathology en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress s.culloty@ucc.ie en

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