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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1987-009
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Diseases of abalone

In 1985 and 1986 many greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata near Edithburg in the St Vincent Gulf died. The protozoan parasite, Perkinsus olseni, was suspected to be the cause. We showed that Perkinsus olseni was seasonally abundant in greenlip from the edge of the die-back area. It was also common in...
ORGANISATION:
University of Queensland (UQ)
Environment
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1984-027
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identification of deep water trawl fish stocks using parasites as markers

Orange roughy are a relatively sedentary species with little movement between fish management zones. This is the conclusion of our analysis of the numbers of parasites in the gut wall of 1251 orange roughy Hoplostethus atlanticus from eight areas off southern Australia and three areas off New...
ORGANISATION:
University of Queensland (UQ)