S.M. Bower, Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Pacific Region
This Canadian Fisheries and Oceans fact sheet features Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX), a protistan parasite of the commercially exploited hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria. The fact sheet includes information about its common name, scientific name, geographic distribution, host species and impact, diagnostic techniques, and references.
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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12) Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology