Dataset: PaV1 Den Tethering
Deployment: Butler_FloridaBay

Tethered PaV1 infected juvenile lobsters introduced to occupied wild dens
Principal Investigator: 
Mark Butler (Old Dominion University, ODU)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Donald Behringer (University of Florida, UF)
Claire B. Paris-Limouzy (University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, UM-RSMAS)
Jeffery Shields (Virginia Institute of Marine Science, VIMS)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version Date: 

Field experiment in which uninfected or PaV1-infected tethered juvenile lobsters were introduced into dens with natural aggregations of lobsters whose abundance was again observed 24 hrs later.

Related References:

Methods and results appear in the following publication: Butler, M.J. IV, D.C. Behringer Jr., T.W. Dolan III, J. Moss, and J.D. Shields. (in press, 04/2015) Behavioral immunity suppresses an epizootic in Caribbean lobsters. PLOS ONE.

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