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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.
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.