R/ODR-03

Evaluation of American oyster stocks for resource rehabilitation: Disease resistance and genetics (Maryland portion)

Principal Investigator:

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year:

1995 - 1999

Institution:

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal Investigator:

Donald Meritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Topic(s):

Description:

To identify genetic differences among geographically separate C. virginica populations. To correlate genetic differences or markers among those populations with differences in disease susceptibility or resistance.

Related Publications:

Malek, J; Breitburg, D.. 2016. Effects of air-exposure gradients on spatial infection patterns of Perkinsus marinus in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms118(2):139 -151. doi:10.3354/dao02964. UM-SG-RS-2016-04.

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