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2020 World Conference on Marine Biodiversity via YOUTUBE 05/11/20 Mussels Past, Present, and Future: Understanding Decline and Recovery in Kenepuru Sound, New Zealand. Biological Conservation Volume 231, March 2019, Research priorities for freshwater mussel conservation assessment.

Résumé traduit : Les moules d'eau douce sont en déclin à l'échelle mondiale, et une conservation efficace nécessite de prioriser la recherche et les actions pour identifier et atténuer les menaces qui pèsent sur les espèces de moules. Les priorités de conservation varient considérablement, allant de la prévention d'une extinction imminente au maintien de populations abondantes. Ici, nous développons un portefeuille de sujets de recherche prioritaires pour l'évaluation de la conservation des moules d'eau douce. Pour aborder ces sujets, nous regroupons les priorités de recherche en deux catégories: les facteurs intrinsèques ou extrinsèques. Les facteurs intrinsèques sont des indicateurs de l'état de l'organisme ou de la population, tandis que les facteurs extrinsèques englobent les variables environnementales et les menaces. Une compréhension des facteurs intrinsèques est utile dans le suivi, et les facteurs extrinsèques sont importants pour comprendre les impacts actuels et potentiels sur l'état de conservation. Cette double approche peut guider les évaluations de l'état de conservation avant l'établissement des espèces prioritaires et la mise en œuvre des mesures de gestion de la conservation. – guatemalt

PLOS 14/02/18 Australian shellfish ecosystems: Past distribution, current status and future direction. Citation: Gillies CL, McLeod IM, Alleway HK, Cook P, Crawford C, Creighton C, et al. (2018) Australian shellfish ecosystems: Past distribution, current status and future direction.

PLOS 14/02/18 Australian shellfish ecosystems: Past distribution, current status and future direction

PLoS ONE 13(2): e0190914. Editor: Loren D. Coen, Florida Atlantic University, UNITED STATES Received: November 13, 2016; Accepted: December 23, 2017; Published: February 14, 2018 Copyright: © 2018 Gillies et al. Data Availability: Data are available from Funding: This work was supported by the Marine Biodiversity Hub, a collaborative partnership supported through funding from the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Programme Marine Biodiversity Hub - NESP ( The Nature Conservancy’s Great Southern Seascapes program ( and the Thomas Foundation ( All authors received a research grant from the NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub to carry out this research. Competing interests: BD is employed by Digfish Services Pty Ltd. Introduction Methods Identifying ecosystem-forming bivalve species Fig 1. Fig 3. JOURNAL OF AQUATIC POLLUTION AND TOXICOLOGY - OCT 2017 - Surveys on Banned Veterinary Drugs Residues in Marine Bivalves and Gastropods in Taiwan between 2010 and 2015: A Mini Review.

NEW SOUTH WALES FOOD AUTHORITY - AVRIL 2013 - Improving the Management of the Risk of Human Enteric Viruses in Shellfish at Harvest - Case Studies of Oyster Growing Areas Implicated in Norovirus Illness Events. JOURNAL OF AQUACULTURE - 2017 - About Through-Cultivation of Two Commercial Bivalve Molluscs. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. September 2005 Artificial Neural Network Prediction of Viruses in Shellfish.

ANN versus MLR modeling.Predictions of viral presence in shellfish require models and indicator system that are capable of precision and accuracy in predicting viral presence for the protection of public health without undue burden on the shellfish industry.

Appl. Environ. Microbiol. September 2005 Artificial Neural Network Prediction of Viruses in Shellfish

The large amount of uncertainty that exists around simple linear regressions obtained from single indicator systems cannot be tolerated for these types of public health policy decisions. The degree of uncertainty must be reduced, and MLR modeling has been a large step forward in this goal. However, the underlying patterns between multiple, often interrelated indicators and pathogen risk are very complex and require a modeling system that can correctly capture this complexity without losing precision, precisely the attributes ANN models have been designed for. There are several things to consider when comparing conceptually dichotomous classification models. FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL VIROLOGY - SEPT 2010 - Environmental Conditions Leading to Shellfish Contamination and Related Outbreaks. TANZANIA JOURNAL OF SCIENCE - 2005 - INFLUENCE OF SAMPLING DEPTH AND POST-SAMPLING ANALYSIS TIME ON THE OCCURRENCE OF COLIFORMS AND VIBRIO IN WATER AND SHELLFISH.

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TANZANIA JOURNAL OF SCIENCE - 2005 - INFLUENCE OF SAMPLING DEPTH AND POST-SAMPLING ANALYSIS TIME ON THE OCCURRENCE OF COLIFORMS AND VIBRIO IN WATER AND SHELLFISH

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Ocean & Coastal Management Volume 130, October 2016, Measuring the impact of pollution closures on commercial shellfish harvest: The case of soft-shell clams in Machias Bay, Maine

Improved understanding of these impacts could help coastal managers prioritize investments to protect water quality and mitigate the effects of coastal pollution. NATURE 22/06/16 Infectious shellfish cancers may jump across species The parasitic tumours showed up in clams, mussels and other bivalves. David Iglesias Transmissible cancers have been found in shellfish, including cockles (Cerastoderma edule) collected in Galicia, Spain.

NATURE 22/06/16 Infectious shellfish cancers may jump across species The parasitic tumours showed up in clams, mussels and other bivalves.

Some clams, mussels and other bivalve molluscs carry infectious cancer cells that can leap between individuals — and that may even have jumped between species. The discovery, reported on 22 June in Nature1, means that transmissible tumours have now been found in six organisms. Two are well known in mammals: a facial tumour that threatens to wipe out Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) and a venereal cancer found in dogs all over the world.

Nature Podcast Reporter Ewen Callaway finds out about the first case of transmissible cancer between species. “We thought these things happen now and then in nature, but that this was a fluke. Shell shock. IFREMER / ARCHIMER - DEC 2013 - Bivalve aquaculture transfers in Atlantic Europe. Part A: Transfer activities and legal framework. Letters in Applied Microbiology Volume 43, Issue 4, Page 399 - October 2006 Detection of human enteric viruses in shellfish collected in Tunisia. PLOS 21/05/13 Food-Borne Disease Outbreak of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning Due to Toxic Mussel Consumption: The First Recorded Outbreak in China. Abstract Objectives This investigation was undertaken in response to an outbreak of suspected shellfish poisoning in Zhejiang Province, China.

PLOS 21/05/13 Food-Borne Disease Outbreak of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning Due to Toxic Mussel Consumption: The First Recorded Outbreak in China

The objectives of this project were to confirm the outbreak and to identify the aetiology, source and mode of transmission. Methods A probable case was defined as an individual with diarrhea (≥3 times/day) plus at least one of the following symptoms: fever (≥37.5°C), vomiting, or abdominal pain after consuming seafood between May 23rd and May 28th, 2011. Results. SpringerPlus 2014, 3:265 Occurrence of Vibrio and Salmonella species in mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis) collected along the Moroccan Atlantic coast.

The major objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of potentially pathogenic Vibrio spp., Salmonella spp. and E. coli in mussel (M. galloprovincialis), collected from Agadir and Essaouira coastal areas that vary in water temperature and salinity.

SpringerPlus 2014, 3:265 Occurrence of Vibrio and Salmonella species in mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis) collected along the Moroccan Atlantic coast

Vibrio spp. was found in all the sites, with percentages ranging from 7.7% to 100%. Compared to the other reports which investigated the mussels (M. edulis and M. galloprovincialis), the percentage of Vibrio-positive samples in the present study was higher than the occurrence found in previous studies carried out in Germany (Wadden Sea: 74.4%), Ionian (Mar Piccolo of Taranto Sea: 60%) and Italy (Adriatic Sea: 48.4%) (Lhafi and Kuhne 2007; Cavallo and Stabili 2002; Ripabelli et al. 1999). The difference obtained between our results and these reports may be associated with the existence of different climate conditions in the different areas. Except Cap Ghir site, Salmonella spp. was found in all sites. Journal of Fish Diseases 2000, 23, 275–279 Species specificity of some bacterial pathogens of bivalve molluscs is correlated with their interaction with bivalve haemocytes.

USDA - AVRIL 2011 - Agricultural Research - Oysters, clams, and Mussels Keeping. The Open Nutrition Journal, 2008, 2, 86-93 Faecal Contaminants in Edible Bivalves from Maputo Bay, Mozambique: Seasonal Distribu. Braz. J. Biol. vol.70 no.3 São Carlos Aug. 2010 Epub Mar 19, 2010 Responses of freshwater molluscs to environmental factors in S. Responses of freshwater molluscs to environmental factors in Southern Brazil wetlands Respostas de moluscos límnicos a fatores ambientais em áreas úmidas do sul do Brasil Maltchik, L.I,*; Stenert, C.I; Kotzian, CB.II; Pereira; D.III.

Braz. J. Biol. vol.70 no.3 São Carlos Aug. 2010 Epub Mar 19, 2010 Responses of freshwater molluscs to environmental factors in Southern Brazil wetlands – guatemalt
Braz. J. Biol. vol.70 no.3 São Carlos Aug. 2010 Epub Mar 19, 2010 Responses of freshwater molluscs to environmental factors in S

Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, v.62, n.4, p.387-504, out./dez.2004 COMPARATIVE MORPHOLOGY AND PHYLOGENY OF REPRESEN. Aquaculture 192 Ž2001. 361–379 The effect of fish farming organic waste on food availability for bivalve molluscs žGaeta Gulf, Central Tyrrhenian, MED/ : stable carbon isotopic analysis. Global Veterinaria 13 (6): 1084-1091, 2014 Phenotypic Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli Isolated from Some Bivalve Molluscus in Egypt. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 2013, 5, 978-982 Levels of Norovirus and E. coli in Untreated, Biologically Treated and UV-Disinfected Sewage Effluent Discharged to a Shellfish Water. DEFRA 21/10/15 Guidance - Protected food name: Conwy mussels (PDO) UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI 20/03/15 Biological effects of contaminants in mussels (Mytilus trossulus) transplanted in northern Baltic Sea coastal areas.

Global Veterinaria 13 (6): 1084-1091, 2014 Phenotypic Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli Isolated from Some Bivalve Molluscus in Egypt.