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Why do oysters choose to live where they could be eaten?
...ture reproductive success. However, in the case of oyster
larvae, the selection of a place to call home can ...e the risk of being eaten by cannibalistic adults, oyster
larvae choose to settle in areas of high oyster
concentrations to take advantage of future benefits ...
Sequencing of the oyster mushroom genome
...nternational project to sequence the genome of the oyster
mushroom. The project research team is composed of...y and the only one led by a Spanish person. The oyster
mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus , will be the first edible mushroom in the world to be genetically se...
Rising ocean temperatures, pollution have oysters in hot water
...nd increased pollution have combined to reduce the oyster
population to 5% of what it was 200 years ago, Sok...ications. "We can't even imagine the expanse of oyster
reefs 100-200 years ago and their impact on the ecosystem," Sokolova said. For example, a century ag...
UNH researcher restoring oyster reefs to Great Bay
In the past decade, the oyster
population in New Hampshire's Great Bay estuary ha...eted by 90 percent, due to the 1995 arrival of the oyster
disease MSX. The previous century saw a slower but equally devastating demise of oysters from exuber...
New peptide antibiotic isolated from American oyster
...solated a new peptide antibiotic from the American oyster
that may have implications for managing many disea... oysters. The new antimicrobial peptide "American oyster
defensin" (AOD) may protect against bacteria in Crassostrea virginica, a species that is native to N...
Oysters: The natural way to protect our shores
...storation Ecology finds that in coastal Louisiana, oyster
reefs help to deter erosion. Oyster reefs are sel...ce requirements would likely be reduced on created oyster
shell reefs as opposed to other heavier shoreline protection structures (i.e. limestone rock breakwa...
Restaurant seafood prices since 1850s help plot marine harvests through history
...other observations gained from the archived menus: oyster
prices remained relatively flat for some 100 years, then climbed at twice the inflation rate starting in the 1950s. And the price of a wild canvasback duck meal rose from today's equivalent of $20 in the 1860s to $100 in 1910 as stocks collapsed. Pr...
Use of high hydrostatic pressure to inactivate Hepatitis A virus in oysters studied
...reatment of raw oysters is especially appealing to oyster
processors and distributors, as well as public hea...ograms, Virginia Sea Grant coordinates research in oyster
disease and toxics in the Chesapeake Bay. ...
Advances in the characterisation of the oyster mushroom genes
mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus), apart from reducin... fungus. Degradation of cellulose In nature, the oyster
mushroom grows on dead trunks of trees where the lignin and cellulose ?the two principal components ...