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Title: Parasitology of Irish Mussels
Authors: Crowley, M
Keywords: Leaflet
Issue Date: 1975
Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Fisheries Division)
Citation: Crowley, M., "Parasitology of Irish Mussels", Irish Fisheries Leaflet, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Fisheries Division) 1975
Series/Report no.: Irish Fisheries Leaflet;75
Abstract: Investigations of the distribution of three parasites of mussels, an internal copepod parasite of the gut (Mytiliocola intestinalis), an external decapod parasite in the gill region (Pinnotheres pissum) and an annelid shell parasite (Pylodora ciliata) were carried out from September 1974 to May 1975. Samples from 28 locations around the Irish coast were investigated. One hundred mussels from each sample were weighed, measured in 5 mm groups, boiled and the following parameters were determined as percentages of the whole mussel:- a. Shell: b. Meat; c. "Loss"
ISSN: 0332-1789
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