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Last Updated: 08-11-2019 17:52
Key, P. B., West, J. B., Pennington, P. L., Daugomah, J. W., Fulton, M. H. 2011. Effects of Land Use and Physicochemical Water Quality on Grass Shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio, and Its Parasitic Isopod, Probopyrus pandalicola, in South Carolina, USA Tidal Creeks. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 125. NOAA, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, Charleston, SC.
Analysis, Coastal, Ecosystem, Fish, Habitat, Invertebrates, Macro-invertebrates, Shellfish, Urbanization, Water quality, Field assessment, Land use, Aquatic community, Biodiversity, Wildlife, Aquatic ecosystems, Biology, Food security
This study evaluated the impacts of land use, water quality indicators, and grass shrimp populations on the prevalence of P. pandalicola isopods–a parasite to the grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio)–by monitoring eight tidal creeks in coastal South Carolina (U.S.).