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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336559
Description: Aquaculture has long been seen as a sustainable solution to some of the world's growing food shortages. However, experience over the past 50 years indicates that infectious diseases caused by viruses, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158056
Description: The effects of the muscle relaxant magnesium chloride (MgCl2) were monitored in the Sydney rock oyster, Saccostrea glomerata, under laboratory conditions. The relaxant was first tested for efficiency ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1154212
Description: The enzyme phenoloxidase is a critical component of the immunological defence of invertebrates. Previously, we have shown that the activity of phenoloxidase in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerat ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21113
Description: The effects of starvation on various factors related to immunological defence in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) were tested in controlled laboratory experiments. A range of parameters was ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21103
Description: This study assessed links between host fitness, environmental change and opportunistic parasite infections in a dynamic estuary system. The Hawkesbury River in New South Wales is the most recent Sydne ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/15080
Description: QX disease in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) is caused by the paramyxean protozoan, Marteilia sydneyi. Disease outbreaks occur during summer (January to May) and can result in up to 95% mo ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/13659
Description: This study tested the effects of low salinity on phenoloxidase activity in Sydney rock oysters ("Saccostrea glomerata"). Phenoloxidase is a key component of the immune system in "S. glomerata". Previo ... More
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