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INVERTEBRATE MEDICINE, Second Edition BLOG

Hot Topic Article: Attenuated reproduction of Strombus gigas by an Apicomplexa: Emeriidae-like parasite in the digestive gland.

This short paper describes the widespread occurrence of a protozoan in a large and economically important Caribbean gastropod. The authors found a direct and negative correlation between parasite number and fecundity.

Abstract:
An intense and generalized sporozoan infection was detected in every population of the queen conch, Strombus gigas through the Caribbean. In this  Read More 
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Who is Dr. Flavio Corsin?

Flavio Corsin is the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) Vietnam Manager and Asia aquaculture representative. Flavio is also a co-founder of ICAFIS and served as the 1st ICAFIS Director from March 2010 to January 2012. Graduated with a M.Sc. in Aquaculture from the University of Stirling (UK), he was awarded a Ph.D. in aquatic epidemiology  Read More 
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