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Elemental composition of fish otoliths and contaminant levels along an estuarine pollution gradient
(, 2003 Sep 2)
The chemical composition of fish otoliths is receiving increasing attention as a potential indicator or fingerprint of the chemical composition of fish habitats. Central to this is the hypothesis that a temporal record of ...
Dermowatch: A new tool for managing Perkinsus marinus disease in Eastern Oysters, Crassostrea virginica
(, 2000 200)
A website called DermoWatch has been established (www.blueblee.com/dermo) to track the progression of Perkinsus marinus (= Dermocystidium marinum) in Galveston Bay and allow users from other locations to also calculate a ...
Texas Shores -- the [Galveston] Bay (Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2000)
A question of quality (Galveston Bay)
Outbreaks of Vibrio parahaemolyticus gastroenteritis from raw oyster consumption: Assessing the risk of consumption and genetic methods for detection of pathogenic strains
(, 2000 200)
During the summers of 1997 and 1998, large outbreaks of V. parahaemolyticus gastroenteritis occurred from the consumption of raw oysters in the US. The West Coast outbreak was the first to have occurred in this country ...
Outbreak in U.S. Caused by Oysters Carrying Vibrio parahaemolyticus
(NewsRx, 2000 Oct 8)
Focuses on the outbreak of acute gastroenteritis caused by oysters containing the bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the United States. Accounts of the Galveston Bay oyster beds as the source of the contaminated seafood; ...
Emergence of a New Vibrio parahaemolyticus Serotype in Raw Oysters A Prevention Quandary
Context In May and June 1998, reported Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections increased sharply in Texas. Objective To determine factors that contributed to the increase in V parahaemolyticus infections. Design, Setting, and ...
Drought Conditions Raise Problems In Gulf Coast Oyster Industry
(Achill River Corporation, 2000 Sep)
Discusses the problems caused by drought conditions to the oyster industry in Galveston Bay, Texas. Information on the disease caused by Dermo, a microorganism parasite; Effects of high salinity on oyster production; Details ...
Distributions of carbohydrates, including uronic acids, in estuarine waters of Galveston Bay
(, 2001 Mar)
The concentrations of carbohydrates, including uronic acids, in dissolved (Galveston Bay, TX, in order to study their role in heavy metal detoxification. The concentrations of dissolved monosaccharides (MCHO) in Galveston ...
Effects of proposed barriers on dye dispersion for normal bay hurricane surge study
MIGRATION FROM CITIES TO SUBURBAN AREAS COMBINED WITH INDUSTRIAL GROWTH JUSTIFIES HURRICANE PROTECTION FOR THE GALVESTON BAY AREA. MODELS INDICATED TWO BARRIER SCHEMES WOULD PROTECT UPSTREAM AREAS. ALPHA BARRIER WAS LOCATED ...
Vibrio vulnificus strains vary seasonally in the Galveston Bay estuary
(NewsRX, 2003 Sep 3)
Focuses on the isolation of Vibrio vulnificus at Galveston Bay estuary in Texas. Analysis on the level of the rDNA sequence found at the strains of Vibrio vulnificus; Effects of the viability of the organisms in the natural ...