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The effect of the ectoparasitic pyramidellid snail, Boonea impressa, on the growth and health of oysters, Crassostrea virginica, under field conditions.
Boonea (= Odostomia) impressa are contagiously distributed on oyster reefs so that some oysters are parasitized more than others. The parasite's mobility and the ability of oysters to recover from snail parasitism may be ...
Effect of parasitism by the pyramidellid gastropod Boonea impressa on the net productivity of oysters (Crassostrea virginica).
The effect of an ectoparasitic gastropod, Boonea (=Odostomia) impressa, on the energy budget of its host, the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica, was examined. A model was developed from laboratory and field data, as ...